Mother Was a Rooster
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : October 20, 1962 Series: Merrie Melodies
  1. General Info
Cumulative rating:
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Synopsis

Barnyard Dawg takes an ostrich egg and puts it aside a sleeping Foghorn Leghorn. When he notices it, he thinks he is a mother. After Barnyard Dawg "helps" Foghorn hatch the egg, the rooster decides to raise the ostrich as his own.

Characters

Foghorn Leghorn
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Barnyard Dawg
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Credits

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

Director

Robert "Bob" McKimson

Animator

George Grandpre
Keith Darling
Ted Bonnicksen
Warren Batchelder

Story

David "Dave" Detiege

Music

Milton J. "Milt" Franklyn

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Film Editor

Treg Brown

Layouts and Backgrounds

Robert Gribbroek


Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Included in:

The Bugs Bunny Mother's Day Special

Television

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour (Season 1, Episode 7)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 1, Episode 10)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 2, Episode 3)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 2, Episode 29)
That's Warner Bros.! (Season 1, Episode 42)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 1, Episode 42)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 2, Episode 19)
Toon In With Me (Season 1, Episode 28)

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 5:56
Production No.: 1571
MPAA No.: 19609
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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Credits

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

Director

Robert "Bob" McKimson

Animator

George Grandpre
Keith Darling
Ted Bonnicksen
Warren Batchelder

Story

David "Dave" Detiege

Music

Milton J. "Milt" Franklyn

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Film Editor

Treg Brown

Layouts and Backgrounds

Robert Gribbroek

Screenshots

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History

9/20/2012

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8/26/2017

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Sources

Robert "Bob" McKimson: Director
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Milton J. "Milt" Franklyn: Music
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

David "Dave" Detiege: Story
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Robert Gribbroek: Layouts and Backgrounds
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

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

Treg Brown: Film Editor
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

George Grandpre: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Keith Darling: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Ted Bonnicksen: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Warren Batchelder: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)