THE CARTOON CRYPT: The Kids in the Shoe (1935)


Here’s another wonderful and weird Fleischer Color Classics cartoon. This one has a fantastic soundtrack featuring Smiley Burnette’s song Mama Don’t Allow No Music Playing Round Here. I don’t know who performs it in the cartoon… if you do, please let me know in the comments and I’ll update this post. I’ve extracted the song to an mp3, which you can download here.

You can get all but one of the Color Classics on this great DVD set called Somewhere in Dreamland:

Unfortunately, the print of this one is particularly beat up, so it is only included in the “Lost Episodes” documentary on the disc rather than being easily available from the main menu.

Read more about this cartoon on The Big Cartoon Database.

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