Swooner Crooner
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : May 6, 1944 Series: Looney Tunes
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Synopsis

The hens in Porky's egg farm are so captivated by a passing heartthrob crooner that they stop laying eggs. So, Porky advertises for another singer to get them back to work.

Characters

Porky Pig
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Caricatures

Frank Sinatra
Bing Crosby
(Voice: Richard "Dick" Bickenbach)
Jimmy Durante
Cab Calloway
Al Jolson
Nelson Eddy

Credits

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

Director

Frank "Tish" Tashlin

Animator

George Cannata
Arthur "Art" Davis (unverified)
Isadore "Izzy" Ellis (unverified)

Story

Warren Foster

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc (unverified)
Sara Berner (unverified)

Producer

Leon Schlesinger

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)

Singer

Richard "Dick" Bickenbach (unverified)

Music Sources

Scott, Raymond : "Powerhouse "
Friend, Cliff and Dave Franklin : "When My Dream Boat Comes Home "
Arlen, Harold and Johnny Mercer : "Blues in the Night "
Warren, Harry and Al Dubin : "Lullaby of Broadway "
Warren, Harry and Al Dubin : "September in the Rain "
Rossini, Gioachino : "William Tell Overture "


Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar): Best Short Subject

Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Included in:

Crooner Toons

VHS

United States

Porky Pig Cartoon Festival featuring "Nothing But the Tooth"
The Golden Age of Looney Tunes
Bugs & Daffy: The Wartime Cartoons

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

The Golden Age of Looney Tunes
Bugs & Daffy: The Wartime Cartoons

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 3
15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Cinema Favorites
Looney Tunes Platinum Collection - Volume 3

BluRay Disc

United States

LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 3

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:25
MPAA No.: 9707
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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