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Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966)

Christopher Robin's bear attempts to raid a beehive in a tall tree.

Writers:

A.A. Milne (books), Larry Clemmons (story) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sterling Holloway ... Winnie the Pooh (voice)
Junius Matthews Junius Matthews ... Rabbit (voice)
Hal Smith ... Owl (voice)
Howard Morris ... Gopher (voice)
Sebastian Cabot ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Clint Howard ... Roo (voice)
Barbara Luddy ... Kanga (voice)
Bruce Reitherman ... Christopher Robin (voice)
Ralph Wright ... Eeyore (voice)
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Storyline

Winnie the Pooh, the honey loving silly old bear attempts to get honey from a bee tree, so after climbing the tree didn't work, he borrows Christopher Robin's balloon, dunks himself in mud and floats to the top of the honey tree incognito as a little black rain cloud. After escaping the angry bees, Pooh decides to get honey the old fashion way: getting some from Rabbit, so after stuffing his face with all of Rabbit's honey, Pooh attempts to climb out Rabbit's front door, but becomes stuck! No matter how hard everyone tries, they can't get him out, so they wait for Pooh to lose weight before they can get him out. Then along comes Gopher who agrees to help get Pooh out and almost feeds him more honey! But then one morning, Pooh is finally freed from the doorway and ends up in another sticky situation-quite literally! Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This featurette was originally released in the USA on a double bill with the full-length film The Ugly Dachshund (1966). See more »

Goofs

Before Rabbit sees Pooh's bottom in the mirror, a tape measure (possibly left over from a deleted concept) is seen on the floor near Pooh's legs. Later, when Rabbit puts the frame over Pooh's behind, the tape measure disappears. See more »

Quotes

Winnie the Pooh: [in a sticky voice] I must be going now. Goodbye, Rabbit.
Rabbit: Well, goodbye, if you're sure you won't have any more.
Winnie the Pooh: [turns to leave then stops] Is there any more?
Rabbit: No, there isn't.
Winnie the Pooh: I thought not.
[tries to climb out the front door but is stuck]
Winnie the Pooh: Oh, oh, help and bother! I'm stuck.
Rabbit: Oh, dear. Oh, gracious. Oh. Well, it all comes from eating too much.
Winnie the Pooh: It all comes from not having front doors big enough!
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Alternate Versions

When released in _Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, The (1977)_, Bruce Reitherman, who voiced Christopher Robin, was replaced by a different actor. Furthermore, the closing scene of this short (mainly the animation of the book pages) was altered so as to segue into the next scene rather than bring the short to an end, as is the case with the original short. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Winnie the Pooh
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Performed by The Disney Chorus
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User Reviews

 
My favourite of the Winnie the Pooh vignettes!
2 September 2009 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

This is a wonderful gem, with great memorable songs by the Sherman Brothers, and excellent animation.

The story is great fun, with Pooh running out of honey and climbing up a tree to get it. Afterwards, he gets stuck in the door of Rabbit's house and has to wait until he's thin enough to budge.

The characters were wonderful, especially Gophyr, I particularly loved the phrase, "that supercilious scoundrel has confiscated my honey". They are well voiced by the likes of Sterling Holloway, John Fiedler and Junius Matthews, with Sebastian Cabot giving a thoughtful insight as the narrator.

This vignette is wonderful, highly recommended! 10/10 Bethany Cox


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