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Sinkin' in the Bathtub (1930)

The music-happy Bosko and Honey take a car ride, but bad luck briefly interrupts their fun.

Directors:

Hugh Harman (uncredited), Rudolf Ising (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Rochelle Hudson ... Honey (voice) (uncredited)
Carman Maxwell Carman Maxwell ... Bosko (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

The film opens with Bosko whistling in his bathtub as the shower fills it with water. The song, appropriately, is "Singin' in the Bathtub." He plucks his toes and his nose to make musical sounds. He even plays the streams of water as if they were harp strings. The bathtub gets into the act, by rising on its feet and dancing around the bathroom, waving a bath towel and throwing sheets of toilet paper into the air as if they were flower petals. Bosko drives his anthropomorphic car to the home of his girlfriend, Honey. The two go for a ride, but the way is blocked by a haughty cow. Bosko pushes her body down under her legs, which stick up like tent poles, and drives over her. All is sunny and bright for Bosko and Honey until they lose control of the car. This event leads to more calamities, including Honey getting trapped in a runaway bathtub on wheels. Only the happy pair's good luck can save the day. Written by J. Spurlin

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Looney Tunes #1: Sinkin' in the Bathtub See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Vitaphone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Sinkin' in the Bathtub" is available on DVD in Looney Tunes Golden Collection, Volume 3 (Disc 2 > Features > "From the vault"). See more »

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In different scenes, Honey's hair bow switches between having and not having polka dots. See more »


Soundtracks

Singin' in the Bathtub
(uncredited)
Music by Michael Cleary
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The Very First!!!
4 April 2018 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

In this first Looney Tunes offering, we meet Bosco. I don't know if he is intended to be a monkey or a black person. I hope it's the former. He takes a really interesting bath (quite creative) and heads off in his car to meet his girlfriend. Things don't go so well, as obstacles along the way keep them from having comfortable date. For starters, he brings her tulips but a goat eats them when he isn't looking. All in all, decent animation and music.


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