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The Peachy Cobbler (1950)

A poor cobbler feeds his last crust of bread to some birds that are really elves, who show their gratitude by finishing all his work while he sleeps and giving 'Tex Avery' a chance to show ... See full summary »

Director:

Tex Avery

Writer:

Rich Hogan (story)

Star:

Daws Butler
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Daws Butler ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

A poor cobbler feeds his last crust of bread to some birds that are really elves, who show their gratitude by finishing all his work while he sleeps and giving 'Tex Avery' a chance to show off lots of shoe gags. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Certificate:

Approved

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 1950 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (original release)| Perspecta Stereo (Westrex Recording System) (re-release)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This short is featured on the Warner Bros. DVD for Nancy Goes to Rio (1950). See more »

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References Rhapsody in Rivets (1941) See more »

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Runnin' Wild
Music by A.H. Gibbs
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Nothing really new about this one, but it's a Tex Avery!
26 February 2002 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

The basic themes and elements are nothing new-it's basically The Shoemaker and the Elves revisited. But Tex Avery had a tendancy to take the conventional and stretch and twist it into something quite odd indeed! This is not your grandfather's fairy tale! Chuck Jones once quoted Rafael Sabbatini to describe Tex Avery and I'll close with that here: He was born with the gift of laughter and a belief that the world was mad. That, my friends, I submit, is a description of genius and fits Tex Avery quite well. Well worth watching. Most recommended.


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