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Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966)

Christopher Robin's bear attempts to raid a beehive in a tall tree.

Writers:

A.A. Milne (books), Larry Clemmons (story) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sterling Holloway ... Winnie the Pooh (voice)
Junius Matthews Junius Matthews ... Rabbit (voice)
Hal Smith ... Owl (voice)
Howard Morris ... Gopher (voice)
Sebastian Cabot ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Clint Howard ... Roo (voice)
Barbara Luddy ... Kanga (voice)
Bruce Reitherman ... Christopher Robin (voice)
Ralph Wright ... Eeyore (voice)
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Storyline

Winnie the Pooh, the honey loving silly old bear attempts to get honey from a bee tree, so after climbing the tree didn't work, he borrows Christopher Robin's balloon, dunks himself in mud and floats to the top of the honey tree incognito as a little black rain cloud. After escaping the angry bees, Pooh decides to get honey the old fashion way: getting some from Rabbit, so after stuffing his face with all of Rabbit's honey, Pooh attempts to climb out Rabbit's front door, but becomes stuck! No matter how hard everyone tries, they can't get him out, so they wait for Pooh to lose weight before they can get him out. Then along comes Gopher who agrees to help get Pooh out and almost feeds him more honey! But then one morning, Pooh is finally freed from the doorway and ends up in another sticky situation-quite literally! Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Posters from the initial release include pictures of Piglet and Tigger, who wouldn't appear until the next short, Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968). The design for Tigger is closer to the original Ernest Shepard illustrations than the final design used on screen. See more »

Goofs

When suggesting how long it will take for Pooh to thin down, Eeyore's tail bow flashes back and forth between two slightly different shades of pink. See more »

Quotes

Owl: Blast it all.
Gopher: Good idea! We'll dynamite. Save time.
Owl: Eh, what's the charge?
Gopher: The charge? Oh, about seven sticks of dynamite.
Owl: Oh, no, no, no, the cost! The charge in money.
Gopher: Nope, no charge account. I work strictly cash.
Owl: Obviously, but, I should think...
Gopher: Well, I can't stand around lollygagging all day. I got a tight schedule.
[falls down a hole, screaming]
Gopher: If you think it over, let me know. You got my card, I'm not in the book, you know.
[...]
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Alternate Versions

When released in _Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, The (1977)_, Bruce Reitherman, who voiced Christopher Robin, was replaced by a different actor. Furthermore, the closing scene of this short (mainly the animation of the book pages) was altered so as to segue into the next scene rather than bring the short to an end, as is the case with the original short. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Fallon/Justin Timberlake (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Rumbly in My Tumbly
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Performed by Sterling Holloway
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The best of Winnie the Pooh
12 September 2018 | by afonsobritofalvesSee all my reviews

One of the best shorts ever, it marked my childhood a lot. Highly recommend.


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