A Ham in a Role
Studio: Warner Brothers Release Date : December 13, 1949 Series: Looney Tunes
  1. General Info

Cumulative rating:
(3 ratings submitted)

Synopsis

A thespian dog is tired of degrading himself to slapstick so he quits his job at Warner Bros. to pursue a career of Shakespeare. When he goes home to practice, he discovers his home has been invaded by the Goofy Gophers and after kicking them out, the gophers decide to have a little fun with him.

Characters

Mac (I)
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Tosh
(Voice: Stan Freberg)

Credits

Director

Robert "Bob" McKimson

Animator

Charles McKimson
Phil DeLara
Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez
Emery Hawkins
Pete Burness

Story

Sid Marcus

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Backgrounds

Richard H. "Dick" Thomas

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc
Stan Freberg

Layout

Cornett Wood

Producer

Edward "Eddie" Selzer

Film Editor

Treg Brown

Distributor(s)

Warner Brothers

Trivia

  • This cartoon, written for Arthur Davis's unit, was finished under McKimson due to the disbanding of the former. Emery Hawkins and Bill Melendez, both of whom had been animators for Davis, moved over to McKimson's unit.

Television

The Porky Pig Show (Season 1, Episode 26)

Video Information

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 6
Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection - Volume 6
Looney Tunes Platinum Collection - Volume 3
50 Cartoon Collection: Looney Tunes

BluRay Disc

United States

LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 3

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 13008
Production No.: 1106
Running time: 6:48
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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Sources

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

Sid Marcus: Story
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Charles McKimson: Animator
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Phil DeLara: Animator
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez: Animator
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Emery Hawkins: Animator
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Cornett Wood: Layout
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Richard H. "Dick" Thomas: Backgrounds
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
  • 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

Stan Freberg: Voices
  • Verified by "The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons" by Jerry Beck

Pete Burness: Animator
  • Verified by original animator's drafts

Edward "Eddie" Selzer: Producer
  • Unverified

Treg Brown: Film Editor
  • Unverified