3/27/18

YOUNG PORKY PIG--PT. 2



Above is a gag reel probably made for the Warner Brothers cartoon staff Christmas party in 1939. It is self explanatory so that's all I'll say for that one.

Below, however, is a clip (don't know why they didn't post the whole thing) of Porky's very first appearance in his own short. It's early days and Tex Avery (the director) and Bob Clampett (the animator) are clearly feeling their way with their young piglet, though his sweetness and rather alarming mood-swings stayed largely intact. One might guess that his later bouts of righteousness and superiority were a defense mechanism developed along the way in school, where the cute but fat pig most certainly faced difficult times with the other kids.



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