Friday, June 29, 2012

093 Parrotville Post Office


Title: Parrotville Post-Office
Studio: Van Beuren
Date: 06/28/35
Credits:
Directed by
Burt Gillett and Tom Palmer
Music by Winston Sharples
Series: Rainbow Parade
Running time (of viewed version): 7:24
Commercial DVD Availability: TTRP

Synopsis: Destructive children outmaneuver mail robber.










Comments: Those are some red bushy eyebrows on the captain. He wants to make more children with Mrs. Perkins. Is "she's always on time" a joke or a simple reference? Dramatic music. They were still using the style in the Phantom serial in 1943. They don't get tired of the underwear jokes. The Black Parrot Mail Robber has a good attitude. This is clearly not the Foxy Terrier. This is a strongly not funny cartoon. It's unclear why the ribber didn't shoot the captain before he raised the shotgun. 

2 comments:

  1. I love vintage. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  2. It also should be pointed out how the building is A) THAT close to the railroad line when the we clearly saw the Western-style main street right outside when Mrs.Perkins comes in, and B) whether it functions solely as a post office or a railway station, given the track-side proximity. (Petty sure it counts more as the former, considering neither of the two blurry,cel-painted trains stopped there....)

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