Blitz Wolf
Studio: MGM Release Date : August 22, 1942
Cumulative rating:
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Synopsis

A World War 2 take on the Three Little Pigs as the wolf, in the form of a Nazi general, invades the pigs' country.

Characters

Woolfy
(Voice: Bill Thompson)

Credits

Director

Fred "Tex" Avery

Animator

Ray Abrams
Irvin "Irv" Spence
Preston Blair
Edward "Ed" Love
Al Grandmain

Story

Richard "Rich" Hogan

Music

Scott Bradley

Voices

Van DeBar 'Pinto' Colvig
Bill Thompson
Frank Lee Graham
Sara Berner
Kent Rogers

Producer

Fred Quimby

Music Sources

Original Dixieland Jazz Band : "Tiger Rag "
Emmett, Dan D. : "Dixie "
Jones, Isham, Tell Taylor, & Ole Olsen : "We're in the Army Now "


Awards

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

Distributor(s)

MGM

Included in:

ToonHeads: The Wartime Cartoons

Milestones

  • First MGM cartoon directed by Tex Avery.

Trivia

  • According to longtime animator and producer Chuck Jones in his autobiography "Chuck Amuck", while this cartoon was in production, MGM's animation producer Fred Quimby told Tex Avery to be careful when caricaturing Adolf Hitler, saying, "After all, we don't know who's going to win the war".
  • First appearance of Woolfy.

VHS

United States

Tex Avery's Screwball Classics 4

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

All This and Tex Avery Too!
The Compleat Tex Avery

DVD

United States

15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Cinema Favorites
Tex Avery Screwball Classics Volume 3

BluRay Disc

United States

LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 2
Tex Avery Screwball Classics Vol. 3
Mrs. Miniver

Links

Animator breakdown by Devon Baxter

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 10:06
Production No.: 86
MPAA No.: 8261
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: Western Electric Sound System
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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