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Three Little Wolves (1936)

The two foolish little pigs think crying "wolf" on their brother is great sport. Then the real wolf comes around, with his three little wolves. He dresses as Little Bo Peep, with his sons ... See full summary »

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David Hand (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Billy Bletcher ... Big Bad Wolf (voice) (uncredited)
Pinto Colvig ... Practical Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Dorothy Compton Dorothy Compton ... Fifer Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Mary Moder Mary Moder ... Fiddler Pig (voice) (uncredited)
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The two foolish little pigs think crying "wolf" on their brother is great sport. Then the real wolf comes around, with his three little wolves. He dresses as Little Bo Peep, with his sons as the sheep, and they lure the pigs into the wolf den. This time, when the pigs blow the wolf alert horn, their brother ignores it. But they get the wolf to demonstrate his lung power with the horn, and their brother comes running to demonstrate his wolf pacifier. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wolf in Sheep's Clothing See more »

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Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Practical Pig: Someday the wolf will get you, then you'll be in a fix. You'll blow that horn and I won't come. I'll think it's one of your tricks.
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Referenced in Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) See more »

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Yet more wolfen slander
1 September 2013 | by CuriosityKilledShawnSee all my reviews

Big "Bad" Wolf, now speaking with a German accent for some reason, takes his kids out to hunt, opting to finally finish off the three little pigs while they still frolic campily. The sensible pig is even building an elaborate torture device to protect them from Wolfie. His brothers have been crying wolf as a joke and doesn't take them seriously when he turns up in actual sheep's clothing.

Again, as much as I'd like to see those little pigs get shoved in the oven and Wolfie and kids finally be fed it doesn't happen. The sensible wolf brings his torture device and gives 1930s cartoon-going kids the pleasure of seeing an animal go through excruciating pain just for being what he is.

A disturbing metaphor if there ever was one.


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