7.7/10
341
7 user

In the Bag (1956)

A ranger tries to get his bears to clean up the mess the tourists have left behind.

Director:

Jack Hannah

Writers:

David Detiege (story) (as Dave Detiege), Al Bertino (story)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Hooked Bear (1956)
Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Humphrey the bear isn't having much luck with his fishing; every time he catches some nice fish, he gets distracted and drops them. So he goes after the catches of the local anglers instead... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: James MacDonald, Bill Thompson
Paul Bunyan (1958)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The life, career, and challenges of the legendary giant lumberjack.

Director: Les Clark
Stars: Bill Lee, The Mellomen, Thurl Ravenscroft
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Sea Captain Windwagon Smith hits Westport, Kansas, the starting point of the old Oregon and Santa Fe Trails, and is quickly the laughing stock of the town; instead of traveling in the usual... See full summary »

Director: Charles A. Nichols
Stars: Rex Allen, Sons of the Pioneers, Pat Brady
Pigs Is Pigs (1954)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A stubbornly officious station master's stand-off with a miserly customer over the shipping rate for transporting guinea pigs gets completely out of hand.

Director: Jack Kinney
Stars: Bob Hamlin, Bill Lee, The Mellomen
Goliath II (1960)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Goliath II is a 6-inch-tall elephant (son of the huge Goliath). He's a big disappointment to his father, but mom is proud of Goliath II anyway. Goliath II is constantly getting into trouble... See full summary »

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman
Stars: Sterling Holloway, Barbara Jo Allen, Kevin Corcoran
Social Lion (1954)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The lion is trapped by the safari and brought to New York, where he's accidentally set free, but nobody is intimidated by him.

Director: Jack Kinney
Stars: Stan Freberg, Paul Frees, James MacDonald
Comedy | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young boy dreams of being a cowboy. After he gets the basics, as outlined in the title song, he's attacked by Indians. He runs out of bullets and manages to lasso them. He smokes the ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Justice
Documentary | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The true story behind various nursery rhymes is explored.

Directors: Bill Justice, Wolfgang Reitherman
Stars: Page Cavanaugh Trio, Kevin Corcoran, John Dehner
Certificate: Passed Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Professor Ludwig von Drake plays a variety of popular music, all of which he wrote. First, ragtime: the Rutabaga Rag, with vegetables dancing in stop-motion. Next, the Charleston, with ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Justice
Stars: Paul Frees, Gloria Wood, Billy Storm
Noah's Ark (1959)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Noah gets the word: build an ark in seven days. His sons cut the necessary trees in three days, and much furious sawing and hammering follows. But there's no rest, as they need to round up ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Justice
Stars: Jerome Courtland, Jeanne Bruns, James MacDonald
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The city of Anyburg decides its traffic situation has gotten out of hand, so it puts the automobile on trial. The trial (conducted in rhyme) starts with a car that was in a hit-and-run ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi
Stars: Hans Conried, Thurl Ravenscroft, Bill Thompson
Animation | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Alice visits an animation studio, where the animators show her various scenes on their drawing boards. A few of them: a cat dancing to a cat band; a mouse poking at a (live) cat until it ... See full summary »

Director: Walt Disney
Stars: Virginia Davis, Margaret Davis, Walt Disney
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
James MacDonald James MacDonald ... Humphrey the Bear (voice) (uncredited)
Bill Thompson Bill Thompson ... Ranger J. Audubon Woodlore (voice) (uncredited)
Jackson Weaver Jackson Weaver ... Smokey the Bear (voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

The tourists have left behind lots of trash. Ranger Woodlore enlists his bears to clean up by turning the task into a game (and a dance), but when he takes to his hammock, they see through his ruse. Plan B: bribery no food until cleanup complete. But all the other bears put their trash in to Humphrey's section, so he resorts to a number of unsuccessful ruses to dispose of it. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Björnarnas rock'n roll See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In later broadcasts of this short film on television, the part involving Smokey the Bear was removed. See more »

Goofs

In one scene of the full-screen version (but not the Cinemascope version), when a rabbit pushes all of the trash out of its bush that Humphrey had swept it into, the whole line of trash moves together, even the part which is past and should have been left behind. See more »


Soundtracks

Put It in the Bag (The Humphrey Hop)
Music by George Bruns
Lyrics by Daws Butler
Performed by Bill Thompson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Unique one featuring Humphrey the Bear.
15 May 2017 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

In this cartoon short, Humphrey the Bear gets to join his fellow bears to clean the park up of the trash that tourists have left behind. Ranger Woodlore enlists the bears to clean up by turning the task into a game and dance and awards those who have completed the clean-up with food. So, Humphrey gets into a mad dash to try to get rid of all the trash and get his deserved share of the food prize.

It's an interesting cartoon short with lots of unique singing and dancing, with colorful animation and jazzy-sounded music. It's a nice one from my childhood that I remember fondly of.

Grade B


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed