Horton Hatches the Egg
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : April 11, 1942 Series: Merrie Melodies
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Synopsis

When a lazy bird name Daisy tires of sitting on an egg waiting for it to hatch, she gets Horton, an elephant, to do the duties for her.

Characters

Horton the Elephant
(Voice: Kent Rogers)

Caricatures

Peter Lorre
(Voice: Kent Rogers)

Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Robert "Bob" Clampett

Animator

Robert "Bob" McKimson
Rod Scribner (unverified)

Story

Michael "Mike" Maltese (unverified)
Richard "Rich" Hogan (unverified)

Backgrounds

Michael Sasanoff (unverified)

Voices

Kent Rogers
Sara Berner
Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc
Robert "Bob" Clampett (unverified)

Narration

Frank Lee Graham (unverified)

Producer

Leon Schlesinger

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)

Music Sources

Killion, Leo, Ted McMichael, and Jack Owens : "The Hut-Sut Song "
Blaufuss, Walter : "My Isle of Golden Dreams "
Rosas, Juventino : "Sobre las olas (Over the Waves) "
Van Alstyne, Egbert : "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight "


Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Trivia

  • Based on the book by Dr. Seuss.
  • According to Brian Jay Jones' "Becoming Dr. Seuss" biography, Leon Schlesinger bought the rights to Dr. Seuss' book for $200 (which is close to $4000 with inflation).

VHS

United States

The Best of Dr. Seuss
The Golden Age of Looney Tunes
Bob Clampett
Looney Tunes Collector's Edition: Welcome To Wackyland

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

The Golden Age of Looney Tunes

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 6
Horton Hears a Who! (Deluxe Edition)

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 9:48
Production No.: 362
MPAA No.: 7743
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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