1. General Info

Poster

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Synopsis


A World War 2 take on the Three Little Pigs as the wolf, in the form of a Nazi general, invades the pigs' country.

VHS Video

United States

Tex Avery's Screwball Classics 4

Laserdisc

All This and Tex Avery Too!
The Compleat Tex Avery

DVD

15 Winners, 26 Nominees (commentary by Eric Goldberg)
Cinema Favorites

BluRay Disc

LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 2

Notes

Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Short Subject

Music Sources

Original Dixieland Jazz Band : "Tiger Rag "

Milestones

First MGM cartoon directed by Tex Avery.

Trivia

According to longtime animator and producer Chuck Jones in his autobiography "Chuck Amuck", while this cartoon was in production, MGM's animation producer Fred Quimby told Tex Avery to be careful when caricaturing Adolf Hitler, saying, "After all, we don't know who's going to win the war".

Distributor(s)

MGM

Technical Specifications

MPAA Number: 8261
Running Time: 10:06
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: Western Electric Sound System
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Type: Spherical
Original Language: English

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History

12/9/2011

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3/1/2012

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3/16/2012

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11/1/2013

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1/17/2014

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6/25/2014

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7/1/2014

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4/16/2015

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9/13/2016

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6/1/2017

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7/13/2017

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9/30/2017

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10/11/2017

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10/14/2017

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Sources

Fred "Tex" Avery: Director
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Ray Abrams: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Irvin "Irv" Spence: Animator
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Preston Blair: Animator
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Edward "Ed" Love: Animator
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Richard "Rich" Hogan: Story
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Scott Bradley: Music
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Al Grandmain: Animator
  • Verified by original animator's drafts

Fred Quimby: Producer
  • Verified by Cartoon Research