Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Toons You Might've Missed: Toonerville Trolley (1936)

We continue our review of the DVD, Cartoons That Time Forgot: The Van Beuren Studio, with a look at the first of three shorts based on Fontaine Fox's strip, Toonerville Trolley, a single panel strip that could've/would've/should've been more successful than it was.

The essential elements are there, with the Skipper, not to be confused with Alan Hale, Jr.'s character on Gilligan's Island 30 years later, aided by Powerful Katrinka, whose girth belies her superhuman strength.

Now, let's take a ride on the Trolley:

Rating: B.

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