Swooner Crooner
Studio: Warner Brothers Release Date : May 6, 1944 Series: Looney Tunes
  1. General Info

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Synopsis

The hens in Porky's egg farm are so captivated by a passing heartthrob crooner that they stop laying eggs. So, Porky advertises for another singer to get them back to work.

Characters

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

Caricatures

Frank Sinatra
Bing Crosby
(Voice: Richard "Dick" Bickenbach)
Jimmy Durante
Cab Calloway
Al Jolson
Nelson Eddy

Credits

Director

Frank "Tish" Tashlin

Animator

George Cannata
Arthur "Art" Davis
Isadore "Izzy" Ellis

Story

Warren Foster

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc
Sara Berner

Producer

Leon Schlesinger

Film Editor

Treg Brown

Singer

Richard "Dick" Bickenbach

Music Sources

Scott, Raymond : "Powerhouse "
Friend, Cliff and Dave Franklin : "When My Dream Boat Comes Home "
Arlen, Harold and Johnny Mercer : "Blues in the Night "
Warren, Harry and Al Dubin : "Lullaby of Broadway "
Warren, Harry and Al Dubin : "September in the Rain "

Distributor(s)

Warner Brothers

Awards

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

Video Information

VHS

United States

Porky Pig Cartoon Festival featuring "Nothing But the Tooth"
The Golden Age of Looney Tunes

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

The Golden Age of Looney Tunes

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 3
15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Cinema Favorites
Looney Tunes Platinum Collection - Volume 3

BluRay Disc

United States

LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 3

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 9707
Running time: 7:25
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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Sources

Frank "Tish" Tashlin: Director
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Warren Foster: Story
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

George Cannata: Animator
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

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

Arthur "Art" Davis: Animator
  • Unverified

Richard "Dick" Bickenbach: Singer
  • Unverified

Isadore "Izzy" Ellis: Animator
  • Unverified

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
  • Unverified

Sara Berner: Voices
  • Unverified

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

Treg Brown: Film Editor
  • Unverified