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Lost and Foundling (1944)

Sniffles hatches an egg that's rolled into his home, and raises the chick, naming him "Orville." Then he finds out the bird is really a mouse-eating hawk. Unfortunately, Orville finds out also.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Orville (voice) (uncredited)
Marjorie Tarlton Marjorie Tarlton ... Sniffles (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Sniffles hatches an egg that's rolled into his home, and raises the chick, naming him "Orville." Then he finds out the bird is really a mouse-eating hawk. Unfortunately, Orville finds out also.

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nobleza obliga See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The labels of two bottles read GRIB and BROEK respectively - the surname of Robert Gribbroek, who was a layout man and background artist at Warner Bros. Cartoons. See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Lone Ranger (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

How Sweet You Are
(uncredited)
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Played when Orville hatches
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Lost & Foundling
17 January 2006 | by raphalegolasSee all my reviews

Hi, I remember this cartoon when I was a little girl and have now been trying to explain to my daughters what Orville the Hawk was saying when Sniffles was giving him a piggy back ride. To this day I can't figure it out ... would anyone know what he was saying??? When Sniffles would piggy ride him Orville would say a little phrase and I'm perplexed by this. I'm now trying to find the cartoon so I'll be able to hear it over and over again! Nutty I know, but when something is as perplexing as this, you just GOTTA KNOW!! If anyone knows what Orville was saying PLEASE POST AND HELP ME SOLVE THIS! Thanks & Cheers from Vegas :) So I have to keep writing because IMDb says I need to post at least 10 lines! How many do I have so far?? Too Funny!


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