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Lady, Play Your Mandolin!

Lady, Play Your Mandolin! (1931) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Lady, Play Your Mandolin!

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series
  • Traditional Animation
  • A Hugh Harman-Rudolf Ising Production, Vitaphone Pictures
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Foxy, Roxy, Waiter, Horse, Customer, Mouse, Hippo.
  • Directed By Rudolf Ising.
  • Produced By Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising.
  • Animated By Rollin Hamilton, Norm Blackburn, Robert Clampett.
  • Music: Frank Marsales, Abe Lyman's Brunswick Recording Orchestra.
  • Originally Released in Sep of 1931 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:06 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Customers in a south-of-the-border saloon are whooping it up and singing the title tune, while an ape waiter is serving everyone liquor. Meanwhile, Foxy is riding...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

The first Merrie Melodie cartoon from Warner Bros., and thus the first appearances of Foxy and Roxy. Bob Clampett's first known animation work (he was uncredited). This cartoon was released two...  (more)


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The First Merrie Melody Arrives!!!

Comments By: constiffs
After the success of the Bosko Looney Tunes shorts, Leon Schlesinger and the Harman-Ising team decided to create the spin-off series Merrie Melodies. Sort of the prototype for the "music video" as we know it today, these shorts begin their...  (read more)

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Lady, Play Your Mandolin!

Comments By: Matthew Hunter
Foxy, a sombrero-wearing Mickey Mouse-ish fox, rides a weird looking horse through the Mexican desert, and stops at a cantina.You know you've got a popular joint when people's beards dance to the music. There he meets a dancing girl fox (think...  (read more)

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