Coal Black and De Sebben Dwarfs
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : January 16, 1943 Series: Merrie Melodies
  1. General Info
Cumulative rating:
(6 ratings submitted)

Synopsis

A politically incorrect parody of the Grimm Fairy tale, "Snow White" starring racist African American caricatures.

Caricatures

Stepin Fetchit

Credits

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

Director

Robert "Bob" Clampett

Animator

Rod Scribner
Art Babbitt
Robert "Bob" McKimson (unverified)

Story

Warren Foster

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Voices

Vivian Dandridge
Danny Webb
Lillian Randolph
Leo L. "Zoot" Watson
Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Character Design

Gene Hazelton

Producer

Leon Schlesinger

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)

Music Sources

Emmett, Dan D. : "Dixie "
Arlen, Harold and Johnny Mercer : "Blues in the Night "
Jones, Isham, Tell Taylor, & Ole Olsen : "We're in the Army Now "


Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Contains Reused Animation from:

The Isle of Pingo-Pongo (one of the dance sequences is reused from Pingo-Pongo is reused in this short.)

Trivia

  • The scene where the Prince boasts about how his kiss will revive Coal Black references the Rosebud shot from the 1941 Orson Welles film, "Citizen Kane".

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:45
Production No.: 827
MPAA No.: 8394
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" Clampett

Animator

Rod Scribner
Art Babbitt
Robert "Bob" McKimson (unverified)

Story

Warren Foster

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Voices

Vivian Dandridge
Danny Webb
Lillian Randolph
Leo L. "Zoot" Watson
Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Character Design

Gene Hazelton

Producer

Leon Schlesinger

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)

Screenshots

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Model Sheet
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Lobby Card
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History

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      Sources

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

      Warren Foster: Story
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Rod Scribner: Animator
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Carl W. Stalling: Music
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Vivian Dandridge: Voices
      • Verified by "The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons" by Jerry Beck

      Danny Webb: Voices
      • Verified by "The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons" by Jerry Beck

      Lillian Randolph: Voices
      • Verified by "The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons" by Jerry Beck

      Leo L. "Zoot" Watson: Voices
      • Verified by "The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons" by Jerry Beck

      Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
      • Verified by "The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons" by Jerry Beck

      Art Babbitt: Animator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

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

      Gene Hazelton: Character Design
      • Verified by "Living Life Inside the Lines: Tales from the Golden Age of Animation" by Martha Sigall

      Robert "Bob" McKimson: Animator
      • Unverified

      Treg Brown: Film Editor
      • Unverified