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Hamateur Night (1939)

It's amateur night at the local theatre, and a procession of bad acts comes and goes: various musicians, a magician, and some actors. But they keep getting interrupted by Egghead singing "... See full summary »

Director:

Tex Avery (as Fred Avery)

Writer:

Jack Miller (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Elvia Allman ... Various (voice) (uncredited)
Tex Avery ... Hippo (voice) (uncredited)
Sara Berner ... Flea / Juliet Hen (voice) (uncredited)
Mel Blanc ... Various Contestants (voice) (uncredited)
Phil Kramer Phil Kramer ... Master of Ceremonies (voice) (uncredited)
Cliff Nazarro ... Egghead (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

It's amateur night at the local theatre, and a procession of bad acts comes and goes: various musicians, a magician, and some actors. But they keep getting interrupted by Egghead singing "She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain". Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amatersko veče See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Featured in Hänsel und Gretel - Sie sind innen hässlich (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean
(uncredited)
Attributed to Thomas A. Beckett
Played when the dog speaks
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Misses the Mark
29 March 2016 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Hamateur Night (1939)

** (out of 4)

The Warner Bros. hit FOUR DAUGHTERS is playing at the local theater and the manager has decided to have an amateur night where local talent can come and show off their talents. The only problem is that the people who have shown up have very little talent.

There are a few funny gags to be had in this animated short but for the most part this one complete misses the mark. The animation itself is quite good and I thought the hippo in the crowd laughing and causing trouble was mildly funny. Everything else was rather dull and didn't contain enough laughs to keep this short entertaining throughout the running time. The film isn't horrible but with so many better films out there there's not a point in watching this one.


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