Friday, 19 November 2021

Don't Monkey With Monkeys

A Day at the Zoo (1939) features Gil Warren as a narrator but there are always gags in a Tex Avery cartoon where dialogue is unnecessary.

There isn’t any in a scene with an old woman and a monkey until the very end. She reads a sign telling people not to feed the moneys. She looks around then does it anyway. The indignant monkey throws back the food and yells, “Hey sister! Can’t you read?”

There are some good puns and some cringing ones. Mel Millar is credited with the story and Ham Hamilton gets the rotating animation credit.

1 comment:

  1. Avery reused this gag again in Cross Country Detours (1940).