Hobo Bobo
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : May 17, 1947 Series: Merrie Melodies
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Bobo the elephant, tired of carrying logs every day, wants to leave home for the circus. When he finds that elephants aren't allowed on the boat, he gets the idea to sneak aboard by painting himself pink (since, after all, nobody will believe he was there).


(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
The Minah Bird


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


Robert "Bob" McKimson


Charles McKimson
Isadore "Izzy" Ellis
John Carey
Manny Gould


Warren Foster


Richard H. "Dick" Thomas


Robert C. Bruce (unverified)


Cornett Wood


Edward "Eddie" Selzer (unverified)

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)


Warner Bros.


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Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

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Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:07
Production No.: 1022
MPAA No.: 11105
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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From S. C. MacPeter :

Early McKimson was full of these weird ideas trying to do things like Clampett but without the exaggeration, but he could get a bit more serious with it. Hobo Bobo is a fun early effort by Mckimson and Warren Foster that tells a narrative quite nice. Also the closet we'll get to seeing the Mynah Bird in HD. Highly recommend
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