Africa
Studio: Walter Lantz Release Date : December 1, 1930 Series: Oswald the Lucky Rabbit
  1. General Info

Cumulative rating:
(1 rating submitted)

Synopsis

Oswald is riding a camel fifty miles in Cairo where there is "not a chiropractor in sight." He runs into a ferocious lion, but trying to shoot it with his shotgun proves unsuccessful. Later, he follows dancing ladies to the Queen of Africa, where Ozzie introduces himself via song. The queen, delighted, asks Oswald to be her king, but the real king has other plans.

Characters

Oswald, the Lucky Rabbit
(Voice: Van DeBar 'Pinto' Colvig)

Credits

Animator

Gerry "Clyde" Geronomi
Manuel Moreno
Ray Abrams
Fred "Tex" Avery
Lester "Les" Kline
Van DeBar 'Pinto' Colvig

Musical Score

James Dietrich

Reused Animation Used in:

Mars
Beau Best

Milestones

  • This is the first appearance of "Oswald (The Lucky Rabbit)," Oswald's theme song.

Video Information

BluRay Disc

United States

King of Jazz

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Black and White
Sound Type: Mono: Western Electric Sound System
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

Reviews and Comments

From kintutoons32 :

I think that the second half of this film is pretty catchy, though the rest is also very decent for it is and might as well be. Also, Oswald's theme tune whilst he was at Universal Pictures is truly an underrated gem!
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History

1/17/2012

  • New title added by eutychus

11/6/2014

  • Credits added by ToonStar95

4/9/2016

  • Characters added by PopKorn Kat

6/1/2016

  • Synopsis added by PopKorn Kat
  • Milestones added by PopKorn Kat
  • Animation type added by PopKorn Kat
  • Sound type added by PopKorn Kat

1/8/2017

  • Characters added by PopKorn Kat

3/29/2018

  • Home video info added by PopKorn Kat

3/30/2018

  • Comments added
  • kintutoons32

4/4/2018

  • Screenshots added by PopKorn Kat

6/9/2018

    Sources

    Gerry "Clyde" Geronomi: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Manuel Moreno: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Ray Abrams: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

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

    Lester "Les" Kline: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Van DeBar 'Pinto' Colvig: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    James Dietrich: Musical Score
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)