The story of a little boy who would only talk in sound effects. With story by Dr. Seuss (and Bill Scott of Rocky and Bullwinkle fame) this cartoon won the Oscar for best short subject (animated) for 1950.
At the home of Austrian composer Johann Strauss, lived Johann Mouse. Whenever the composer played his waltzes, the mouse would dance to the music, unable to control himself. One day, when ... See full summary »
The Pink Panther, walking inside a building, sees a little man painting a wall blue and thinks that pink would be more appropriate. So, the Pink Panther obtains a bucket of pink paint and begins painting the wall with his preferred color. The hot-tempered man doesn't at first realize that his work is being painted over by the panther, but when he does, he grabs a rifle and shoots at the pink cat. The Pink Panther pours his pink paint into the man's rifle, and with each shot that the man fires, gobs of pink paint splatter on the building, turning it entirely pink! And so, the Pink Panther graciously decides to become the building's new occupant.Written by
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This animation short marks the first and only time, as of now, that a studio has won an Oscar with its debut cartoon release. See more »
When the bucket of pink paint falls on the man's head, his upper body becomes completely covered in pink, yet a moment later as he continues to chase Pinky out of the house with the shotgun, his upper body is clean and white again. See more »
This is clever right from the opening credits and, as I learned here at IMDb, was the first theatrical Pink Panther cartoon, and it won an Åcademy Award!
To be honest, I didn't laugh out loud at anything in here, but I throughly enjoyed this probably smiled throughout most of it. To me, the inventiveness of this cartoon was the attraction. How many interesting and humorous ways can someone paint over what another person has just painted? Well, this cartoon will show you. I liked the idea of no background but only the object being painted drawn in the cartoon. It made for some unique animation.
This set the tone for many enjoyable Pink Panther cartoons to follow, ones in which there is no dialog but the visuals so well done that none are required.
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