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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 with his "corny horn" and uses it to blow their nightclubs down 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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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 only Looney Tunes cartoon scored by Shorty Rogers. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: Well, the Big Bad Wolf was really gone / And with him went his corny horn / Went out of this world without a trace / Didn't go to Heaven, was the other place.
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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

Referenced in Looney Tunes: Space Race (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Charleston
Music by James P. Johnson
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a toe-tapping good time
31 October 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

A variation on the Three Little Pigs fable set to toe tapping jazz swinging music. Has the pigs playing different clubs which the Wolf blows down when no one likes his trumpet playing and call him a square. This was an amusing short and the music was good so I enjoyed it. Not the best of the music-centric Looney Tunes shorts, but it's still a fun time to be had be all. This animated short can be seen on Disc 4 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 2. It features a commentary by Jerry beck, as well as an optional music only track, and a vocals only track.

My Grade: B


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