Hop and Chop
Studio: DePatie Freleng Release Date : June 17, 1970 Series: Tijuana Toads
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Associated Studio(s)

Mirisch Company

Synopsis

A tasty looking Japanese Beetle comes to Mexico and the Toads try everything they can to catch him.

Characters

El Toro
(Voice: Don Diamond)
Poncho
(Voice: Tom Holland)
Japanese Beetle
(Voice: Tom Holland)

Credits

Director

Grant Simmons

Animator

Kenneth "Ken" Muse
Bob Richardson
Arthur "Art" Leonardi

Camera

John Burton Jr.

Story

Dale Hale

Music

Doug Goodwin

Backgrounds

Richard H. "Dick" Thomas

Layout

Richard "Dick" Ung

Producer

David H. DePatie
Isadore "Friz" Freleng

Film Editor

Lee Gunther

Production Supervisor

Jim Foss

Production Coordinator

Harry Love


Distributor(s)

United Artists

Milestones

  • First appearance of the Japanese Beetle character, who would become the main adversary in The Blue Racer series.

Trivia

  • Submitted to the Academy Awards for consideration of the 1970 "Best Short" Oscar, but didn't get nominated.

DVD

United States

Tijuana Toads
The DePatie Freleng Collection 1

BluRay Disc

United States

Tijuana Toads
The DePatie-Freleng Collection 1

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 6:14
MPAA No.: 22487
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Deluxe
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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