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A Sunbonnet Blue
Sunbonnet blue
Directed By: Fred Avery
Produced By: Leon Schlesinger
Released: August 21, 1937
Series: Merrie Melodies
Animation: Virgil Ross
Irven Spence (uncredited)
Sidney Sutherland (unc)
Film Editor: Treg Brown
Voiced By: Tex Avery
Mel Blanc
Billy Bletcher
Bernice Hansen
The Sportsmen Quartet
Music: Carl W. Stalling
Starring: Susie
Preceded By: Porky's Railroad
Succeeded By: Get Rich Quick Porky

A Sunbonnet Blue is a 1937 Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Tex Avery.


After the "Snobby hatte Shoppe" closes for the night, a mouse comes out of his hole and looks to see if the coast is clear. He turns on the lights and then calls his other mouse friends out to party. His girlfriend leaves the hole last, watched by a jealous rat. When the couple take a break from dancing, the rat kidnaps her. Her boyfriend rallies his friends to find her. The mice under each type of hat in the store adopt the personalities the hats suggest, such as farmers, firemen, or soldiers. A "blind" mouse points the way to the kidnapper and our hero saves his girlfriend. The face shield of a knight's helmet serves as jailbars for the rat. Soon our happy couple marry, wearing an enormous top hat and veil.


  • Final cartoon to have stock music from the end into the end titles
  • The original Blue Ribbon end title is lost due to the 1995 dubbed version being released on LaserDisc. It DOES NOT survive through CN Latin America.

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