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Three Little Bops (1957)

Three pigs' career as a jazz band is complicated by a wolf they rejected for membership who keeps blowing down their gigs.

Director:

Friz Freleng

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)

Star:

Stan Freberg
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Stan Freberg ... Narrator / Big Bad Wolf / Three Little Pigs (voice)
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Storyline

Three hip, Little Pigs are travelling entertainers, moving from straw to wood, to brick nightclubs, playing swinging tunes for high-class, "with it" crowds, but an uncool Big Bad Wolf keeps intruding on their act with his "corny horn" and uses it to blow down their nightclubs when they throw him out - until they are playing in their brick club and the Wolf tries a more drastic, explosive method for destroying the "House of Bricks". Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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pig | nightclub | jazz | jazz trio | dart | See All (26) »


Certificate:

Approved
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aufforderung zum Tanz 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 first time that anyone other than Mel Blanc was given screen credit for voices (Stan Freberg did all of the voices for this cartoon). See more »

Quotes

Piano Pig: [the Big Bad Wolf goes to Hell and plays the trumpet well] The Big Bad Wolf, he learned the rule: / Ya gotta be hot to play real cool!
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Crazy Credits

Rather than closing with the "That's All Folks!" card, the cartoon ends with "The End" superimposed over an iris-out. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Charleston
Music by James P. Johnson
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Musicians cult classic.
22 January 2003 | by meg940See all my reviews

Every muso you speak to knows this cartoon. When I was in year 10 my school music teacher showed us this video. I'm now a high school music teacher myself and I want to share it with my students too. Unfortunately my old teacher has lost it and I can't find a copy of it anywhere. I've described it to my students and they have named their jazz band "House of Bricks". I may sound slightly obsessed but to me watching this cartoon was a defining moment in my musical career.


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