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The Case of the Stuttering Pig (1937)

One dark and stormy night, Porky, Petunia and their brothers learn from Lawyer Goodwill that they inherit a fortune from their late Uncle Solomon. But if something happens to the siblings, ... See full summary »

Director:

Frank Tashlin

Writer:

Melvin Millar (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Sara Berner ... Petunia Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Mel Blanc ... Porky Pig / Guy in the Third Row (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ... Lawyer Goodwill (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

One dark and stormy night, Porky, Petunia and their brothers learn from Lawyer Goodwill that they inherit a fortune from their late Uncle Solomon. But if something happens to the siblings, the fortune goes to the lawyer who assures them that nothing does and then adjourns to the basement. He walks into a secret laboratory, drinks a bottle of Jekyll and Hyde potion, and turns into a hideous monster. After he warns the audience that they cannot stop him, he has everyone except Porky and Petunia, but that guy in the third row exacts revenge and means business. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El caso del cerdo tartamudo See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The title is a parody of the Perry Mason mystery The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1937). See more »

Quotes

Porky Pig: [Trying to escape the evil Goodwill, he unknowingly winds up in Goodwill's arms] G-Gee, Petunia. I j-j-just saw the most te-te-awful-l-l-looking man, all b-b-big and b-black, with big teeth, and a long, b-b-big black nose, and... Whoa!
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Alternate Versions

This cartoon was colorized in 1968 by having every other frame traced over onto a cel. Each redrawn cel was painted in color and then photographed over a colored reproduction of each original background. Needless to say, the animation quality dropped considerably from the original version with this method. The cartoon was colorized again in 1995, this time with a computer adding color to a new print of the original black and white cartoon. This preserved the quality of the original animation. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Around the World (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

My Grandfather's Clock
(uncredited)
Music by Henry Clay Work
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A Porky Pig Halloween cartoon
28 October 2007 | by ja_kitty_71See all my reviews

This one of my favorite Porky Pig cartoons directed by Frank Tashlin. I thought it is really very funny, like it has scenes that you will remember off the top of your head.

I love the scene when the lights go out the four brothers (Patrick, Peter, Percy and Portos) disappear. And when the light is on, X marks the spot where each brother stand. I also love it when Porky got scared, after seeing "Evil" Lawyer Goodwill, he ran down (or is it reverse?) the stairs like a flash. Then he jumps right into Goodwill's arms, stuttering "I just saw a..." This cartoon is a also great cartoon for Halloween too, I highly recommend it.


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