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Porky's Picnic (1939)

Porky asks Petunia on a picnic. Unfortunately, bratty baby Pinkie tags along. First he separates their sidecar from Porky's scooter, then he torments a squirrel with scissors and Porky with... See full summary »

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Robert Clampett
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Porky Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Bernice Hansen Bernice Hansen ... Petunia Pig / Pinky Pig (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Porky asks Petunia on a picnic. Unfortunately, bratty baby Pinkie tags along. First he separates their sidecar from Porky's scooter, then he torments a squirrel with scissors and Porky with a board, then he sneaks into the animal cages at the zoo. Porky saves him, earning a big kiss from Petunia. Finally, Pinkie sneaks up on a cute little chipmunk with the scissors and the chipmunk gets even. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 1939 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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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 »


Soundtracks

Deep in a Dream
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
Played when Pinky sneaks up on Porky while he's in the hammock
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I laughed...but the violence!
2 June 2007 | by preppy-3See all my reviews

This is black and white. Porky decides to go on a picnic in the city park with his girlfriend Petunia. They leave Petunia's little brother (Pinky) asleep. But he wakes up and follows them and produces considerable mayhem.

The animation is just great, the sight gags are inventive and this moves like lightning...but (even for a cartoon) this was a bit violent. Porky was battered quite a few time with a wooden board and Pinky goes after a squirrel with a pair of scissors! I don't think this would bother kids at all but, as an adult, I found it quite violent. Still, lots of fun.


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