The Fox and the Grapes
Studio: Columbia Release Date : December 5, 1941 Series: Color Rhapsodies
Cumulative rating:
(3 ratings submitted)

Synopsis

A fox decides to have a picnic. A crow decides to have some fun and hangs a bunch of grapes from a branch. The crow offers to exchange the grapes for the fox's lunch. The fox decides to try and grab the grapes himself with a variety of unsuccessful methods.

Characters

Fox
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Crow
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Credits

Director

Frank "Tish" Tashlin

Music Sources

Strauss, Johann : "Tales from the Vienna Woods "


Distributor(s)

Columbia

Milestones

  • First appearance of the Fox and the Crow

Trivia

  • It's been said that Chuck Jones and Michael Maltese were inspired by this cartoon when they were making the Roadrunner series.

Television

Totally Tooned In (Season 1, Episode 20)

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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From stephen c.sorenson :

I first saw this cartoon on the Saturday morning series which showed classic Columbia cartoons on antenna tv and I love it and other cartoons from that studio now. Please, keep them coming!
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