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Ain't Nature Grand! (1931)

Bosko fishes, and sings and dances with frogs. But two ladybugs use a wasp as an airplane, and a beehive and tree branch as a machine gun to drive him away.

Directors:

Hugh Harman (uncredited), Rudolf Ising (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Johnny Murray ... Bosko (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Bosko goes fishing next to a No Fishing sign. He feels sorry for the worm he's brought; instead he uses the letters on the sign to act as worms. He catches a fish, declares it cute and pets it. The fish spits at him and jumps back into the water. Meanwhile, the worm is not safe yet. A bird chases him; but he escapes into a hole. We're back to Bosko who finds two ladybugs dancing on stones next to a waterfall as a spider plays his web as a harp. A pelican rises up from the water to deposit four frogs next to Bosko. Bosko and the frogs sing and dance. The two ladybugs are mischievous; they use a wasp as an airplane, a flower as a propeller, and a beehive and tree branch as a machine gun. They shoot Bosko with bees, driving him away and into a water fountain. But the happy Bosko tips his hat to the audience to show he's all right. Written by J. Spurlin

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 1931 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Looney Tunes #7: Ain't Nature Grand See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Vitaphone production reel #4626. See more »

Goofs

Two ladybugs ride a wasp as if it were an airplane and use a beehive and a tree branch as a makeshift machine gun. This machine gun disappears when the wasp flies into the camera, but reappears in the next shot. See more »

Soundtracks

Under the Sweetheart Tree
(uncredited)
Music by Sam H. Stept
Played when Bosko dances with the frogs
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Nature Can Be Cruel
2 January 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Bosko goes fishing. Since he cannot bring himself to let a worm give up his life, he ventures away from the swimming hole. He encounters numerous creatures. He sings and dances with them. Eventually, however, a couple bees decide to make life miserable for him. Nothing very interesting about this one. Mostly, it shows how, given the chance and the wherewithal, wild creatures could go on the stage.


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