Honesty is the Best Policy
Studio: Oscar Productions Release Date : 1946
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Synopsis

Professor J. Waldo Purrington has no food. Confronted with the adage “honesty is the best policy” he tries to “honestly” steal a fish from a truck before giving up and catching one himself…honestly.

Credits

Director

Norman "Norm" McCabe

Animator

Willis "Willy" Pyle
Harry Love
Cal Dalton
Emery Hawkins
Phil Monroe
Norman "Norm" McCabe

Story

Dana Coty

Music

Clarence E. Wheeler

Backgrounds

Bob McIntosh
Mary Sheridan

Voices

Frank Lee Graham

Layout

Abe Liss

Producer

Norman "Norm" McCabe

Associate Producer

Oscar S. Kipust

Distributor(s)

Planet Pictures

Video Information

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Color
Sound Type: Mono
Negative Type: 16mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

Reviews and Comments

From PopKorn Kat :

I can see why this cartoon never caught on. While the art and animation are decent, the cartoon isn't funny enough. Even Screen Gems had funnier shorts.
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History

8/21/2018

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Sources

Norman "Norm" McCabe: Director
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Norman "Norm" McCabe: Producer
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Frank Lee Graham: Voices
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Abe Liss: Layout
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Bob McIntosh: Backgrounds
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Mary Sheridan: Backgrounds
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Clarence E. Wheeler: Music
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Willis "Willy" Pyle: Animator
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Harry Love: Animator
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Oscar S. Kipust: Associate Producer
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Dana Coty: Story
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Cal Dalton: Animator
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Emery Hawkins: Animator
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Phil Monroe: Animator
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Norman "Norm" McCabe: Animator
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