This Little Piggie Went to Market (1934)

  |  Animation, Short, Music


Singin' Sam of radio fame performs a musical version of the nursery rhyme with Bouncing Ball. Animated sequence: a parody newsreel.


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30 September 2010 | tavm
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| This Little Piggie Went to Market is another of Max Fleischer's Screen Song cartoons
Just watched this Max Fleischer Screen Song cartoon on YouTube. It depicts various customers entering a movie theatre as an usher commands many exiting patrons to get out. Inside, we see the beginning of a "Para-Uni-Metrix-Patho-Foxy News" reel with cartoon logos of the Lion, Rooster, a Globe with a plane going around it, and a Mountain making music like a musical steam ship. Various gag-filled "news" items abound in a highly amusing manner before a live-action show of a now-forgotten entertainer named Singin' Sam warbles an updated version of the title song. After that comes one more animated gag of a trailer for something called The Beginning. On that note, This Little Piggy Went to Market is worth a look for any Max Fleischer enthusiasts out there.

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Soundtracks

She Reminds Me of You
(uncredited)
Music by
Harry Revel
Played during the "Tin, Kan." segment

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Genres

Animation | Short | Music

Details

Release Date:

25 May 1934

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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