Horton Hatches the Egg
Studio: Warner Brothers Release Date : April 11, 1942 Series: Merrie Melodies
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Synopsis

When a lazy bird name Daisy tires of sitting on an egg waiting for it to hatch, she gets Horton, an elephant, to do the duties for her.

Characters

Horton the Elephant
(Voice: Kent Rogers)

Caricatures

Peter Lorre
(Voice: Kent Rogers)

Music Sources

Killion, Leo, Ted McMichael, and Jack Owens : "The Hut-Sut Song "
Blaufuss, Walter : "My Isle of Golden Dreams "
Rosas, Juventino : "Sobre las olas (Over the Waves) "
Van Alstyne, Egbert : "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight "


Distributor(s)

Warner Brothers

Trivia

  • Based on the book by Dr. Seuss.
  • According to Brian Jay Jones' "Becoming Dr. Seuss" biography, Leon Schlesinger bought the rights to Dr. Seuss' book for $200 (which is close to $4000 with inflation).

VHS

United States

The Best of Dr. Seuss
The Golden Age of Looney Tunes
Bob Clampett
Looney Tunes Collector's Edition: Welcome To Wackyland

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

The Golden Age of Looney Tunes

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 6
Horton Hears a Who! (Deluxe Edition)

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 9:48
Production No.: 362
MPAA No.: 7743
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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    Sources

    Robert "Bob" Clampett: Director
    • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

    Robert "Bob" McKimson: Animator
    • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

    Rod Scribner: Animator
    • Unverified

    Kent Rogers: Voices
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Sara Berner: Voices
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Frank Lee Graham: Narration
    • Unverified

    Leon Schlesinger: Producer
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Michael "Mike" Maltese: Story
    • Unverified

    Richard "Rich" Hogan: Story
    • Unverified

    Robert "Bob" Clampett: Voices
    • Unverified

    Michael Sasanoff: Backgrounds
    • Unverified

    Treg Brown: Film Editor
    • Unverified