You Ought to Be In Pictures
Studio: Warner Brothers Release Date : May 18, 1940 Series: Looney Tunes
  1. General Info

Cumulative rating:       (2 ratings submitted)

Synopsis

Daffy convinces Porky to tear up his Warner Brothers contract and try to go out on his own.

Characters

Porky Pig
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Daffy Duck
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Credits

Director

Isadore "Friz" Freleng

Animator

Herman R. Cohen

Live Action Actor

Leon Schlesinger
Fred Jones
Germain Adolph "Gerry" Chiniquy
Henry Binder
Michael "Mike" Maltese

Story

Jack Miller

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Producer

Leon Schlesinger

Music Sources

Friend, Cliff and Dave Franklin : "Concert in the Park "
Heyman, Edward & Dana Suesse : "You Oughta Be in Pictures "

Distributor(s)

Warner Brothers

Trivia

This was Friz Freleng's first short for Warner Bros. since returning from a short stint at MGM, and the plot can be seen an allegory for his brief departure.
The scene of the artists rushing out for lunch was originally shot for the Schlesinger studio's 1939 Christmas party gag reel.

Video Information

VHS

United States

Carrotblanca
Porky Pig's Screwball Comedies

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

Ham on Wry: The Porky Pig Laser Collection

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 2
Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection - Volume 2
LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 2
Porky Pig 101

BluRay Disc

United States

LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 2

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 5793
Production No.: 9366
Running time: 9:41
Animation Type: Combined Live-Action and Standard Animation
Color Type: Black and White
Sound Type: Mono
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Type: Spherical
Original Language: English
Country of origin: United States

Reviews and Comments

No comments posted. Be the first!
(You must be a logged-in user to submit comments!)

Click on thumbnail for full size image


Click on thumbnail for full size image


Screenshots

Submitted by eutychus


History

3/7/2012

  • Home video info added by eutychus

8/2/2013

  • Home video info added by eutychus

1/27/2014

  • Synopsis added by eutychus
  • Tech specs added by eutychus
  • Screenshots added by eutychus

6/25/2014

  • Home video info added by eutychus

3/13/2015

  • Credits added by ToonStar95

11/29/2015

  • Home video info added by ToonStar95

12/8/2015

  • Characters added by ToonStar95
  • Home video info added by ToonStar95

10/2/2016

  • Credits added by kintutoons32

7/21/2017

    9/14/2017

    • Home video info added by ToonStar95

    9/28/2017

    • Home video info added by ToonStar95

    11/11/2017

    • Music sources added by TibbyH

    11/30/2017

    • Trivia added by ToonStar95

    Sources

    Isadore "Friz" Freleng: Director
    • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

    Jack Miller: Story
    • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

    Herman R. Cohen: Animator
    • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

    Carl W. Stalling: Music
    • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

    Leon Schlesinger: Live Action Actor
    • Unverified

    Fred Jones: Live Action Actor
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Germain Adolph "Gerry" Chiniquy: Live Action Actor
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Henry Binder: Live Action Actor
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Michael "Mike" Maltese: Live Action Actor
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Leon Schlesinger: Producer
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)