As such, the film and other Warner Bros. The cartoon opens with a cat who resembles a Fats Waller caricature going out for a night on the town.
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At first, he enjoys the club, but he becomes so immersed in the music that he is carried "out-of-this-world" to a manic fantasy realm filled with surreal imagery including caricatures of Adolf HitlerHideki Tojo and Joseph Stalin. This world frightens him so much that, when he wakes up, he gives up his partying ways and joins the Salvation Army -style religious music group singing outside, much to their surprise.
In part because of budget limitations and wartime shortages, several sequences borrow animation and audio recordings from earlier Schlesinger cartoons. From Friz Freleng 's "products come to life" Merrie Melodies short, September In The Rainthe recorded performance of " Nagasaki " is re-used completely intact, and the "Fats Waller" cat, "Louis Armstrong" trumpeter, jitterbugging woman and the trio of singing bartenders are re-purposed for this cartoon.
Gags from the "out-of-this-world" sequence feature color-redrawn versions of characters and visuals along with re-recorded audio segments from Clampett's Porky in Wackyland. Segments specifically created for the nightmare sequence such as the "Rubber musical Band" made up of rubber bands would resurface in Friz Freleng's color remake of Porky In WackylandDough for the Do-Do.
The former, a jazz -based parody of Goofy / Alley Cat - Anything Can Happen / Lego From Yah So Disney 's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfsis frequently included on lists of the greatest cartoons ever made, while the latter is a hot jazz re-interpretation of Clampett's short Porky in Wackyland Author Michelle Klein-Hass wrote the following:.
Some even look at Clampett's Jazz cartoons and cry racism when Clampett was incredibly ahead of his time and was a friend to many of the greats of the LA jazz scene. All of the faces you see in Tin Pan Alley Cats and Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs are caricatures of real musicians he hung out with at the Central Avenue jazz and blues clubs of the '40s.
Bootleg copies have surfaced on videotape and DVD. In Octoberit was announced that a complete version will be officially released, Gyldenlakken - Gerts Rytme* - Gerts Rytme with the rest of the "Censored 11", on DVD through the Warner Archives collection.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mel Blanc Fats Waller. Rod Scribner Art Babbitt. Leon Schlesinger Productions. Warner Bros. Pictures The Vitaphone Corporation.
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