Hawks and Doves
Studio: DePatie Freleng Release Date : December 18, 1968 Series: Roland and Rattfink
Cumulative rating:
(2 ratings submitted)

Associated Studio(s)

Mirisch Company

Synopsis

In a satire of WWI films, Roland (of Doveland) and Rattfink (of Hawkland) go to war to defend their own interests of peace and violence.

Characters

Roland
(Voice: Lennie "Leonard" Weinrib)
Rattfink
(Voice: Lennie "Leonard" Weinrib)


Distributor(s)

United Artists

Trivia

  • First Roland and Rattfink cartoon.
  • Also the first appearences of Roland and Rattfink.

VHS

United States

Roland and Ratfink Cartoon Festival featuring "Sweet and Sourdough"

DVD

United States

The Pink Panther Ultimate Collection
The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection (9 Disc Set - 2009)
Roland and Rattfink
The DePatie Freleng Collection 1

BluRay Disc

United States

Roland and Rattfink
The DePatie-Freleng Collection 1

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 5:55
MPAA No.: 21928
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Deluxe
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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From TibbyH :

A hilarious introduction to a humorous, experimental series, "Hawks and Doves" is one of DePatie-Freleng's finest shorts. Directed by the very underrated Hawley Pratt, it is the start of the intentionally inconsistant Roland and Rattfink series. Hawley Pratt was an excellent draftsman, and the designs and animation are fun to watch and artistic. Pratt's direction and his great team of animators put out an excellent short and further details the strengths of DePatie-Freleng. Plus, I just can't get enough of the title characters Roland and Rattfink.
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