Hold Anything
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : November, 1930 Series: Looney Tunes

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Associated Studio(s)

Harman-Ising Studio


No synopsis currently available.


(Voice: Carmen "Max" Maxwell)
(Voice: Rochelle Hudson)



Isadore "Friz" Freleng
Norm Blackburn


Frank Marsales


Hugh Harman
Rudolph Ising

Associate Producer

Leon Schlesinger

Music Sources

Metz, Theodore August and Joe Hayden : "A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight "




Warner Bros.

Reused Animation Used in:

It's Got Me Again


United States

Uncensored Bosko Volume 1

Technical Specifications

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

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From Billy37 :

"Hold Anything" is the third entry in the ever-popular Looney Tunes series. Early Looney Tunes cartoons like this one feature a simply designed, humanoid character named Bosko. The synopsis of this cartoon is minimal; Bosko, with the assistance of some animal friends, take part in the construction of a building set to a musical score. Later in the cartoon, he sneaks away from his work to visit his girlfriend, Honey.The cartoon does include a group of several (mice-sized) Mickey Mouse look alikes. This makes sense as Hugh Harman and Rudolph Ising, who were responsible for the Warner Bros. cartoons at the time, were ex-Disney animators. One of the unlucky mice is involved with the crudest gag in the cartoon. Bosko is waving a saw so it could make music while the mouse is losing his balance on top of it. The mouse somehow decapitates himself and he struggles to attach his head back on his body. Thank goodness the mouse survived, but yikes, the joke was horrifying. Another gag included Bosko falling onto the ground and he separates into several "mini Boskos." A similar gag was seen in a Disney-produced Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon which I do not remember the name of.Like several other Bosko cartoons, "Hold Anything" is simple yet a lot of musical fun. This cartoon has fallen into the public domain.