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An Egg Scramble (1950)

On Porky Pig's farm, Miss Prissy, a slow-witted hen, has never laid an egg. So, one of her fellow hens paints Prissy's name on an egg and places it in Prissy's nest. Prissy believes she ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert McKimson

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Porky Pig / Miss Prissy / Pretty Boy Bagel / Desk Sergeant / Cops (voice)
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Storyline

On Porky Pig's farm, Miss Prissy, a slow-witted hen, has never laid an egg. So, one of her fellow hens paints Prissy's name on an egg and places it in Prissy's nest. Prissy believes she laid the egg and proudly refuses to let Porky have it to give to a market's truck. Porky takes the egg from her and gives it to the driver of the truck. Prissy follows the truck to a nearby city, determined to regain her egg. She grabs it from a woman in a house and flees. Convinced she's being chased by police, Prissy takes refuge in a run-down building where Pretty Boy Bagel, an escaped criminal, is also hiding out. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paljon melua munasta See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The lady that first had the egg is the same figure of 1954's short Wild Wife in Wild Wife (1954). See more »

Quotes

Prissy, Hens, Housewife: Blan-sakes! All this fuss over a little egg.
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Connections

References The Egg and I (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

Old MacDonald Had a Farm
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Traditional
Sung by Porky Pig
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28 February 2016 | by utgard14See all my reviews

Fun short with Porky Pig and Miss Prissy. This is Prissy's first cartoon before she would become a regular staple in the Foghorn Leghorn series. Farmer Porky scolds Prissy for not producing any eggs. Then she lays one (or thinks so) but doesn't want Porky to take it. He does anyway and from there things take a hilarious turn with Prissy rescuing her egg from a woman who bought it in the market, then getting mixed up with a gangster named Pretty Boy Bagel. It's a very funny cartoon, more for Prissy and the side characters than for Porky. My favorite scene is when the police are shooting at Pretty Boy Bagel and he "fires" back at them with his fingers. Priceless. Very nice animation. Love the colors. Great voice work from Mel Blanc and Bea Benaderet. A fun short that should please most Looney Tunes fans, especially those who enjoy Miss Prissy.


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