Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Bingo Crosbyana (1936)

A classic Warner Brothers cartoon about a group of flies who live in a kitchen, one of them the caricature of Bing Crosby, singing and showing off for the swooning females. When a large spider suddenly threatens the flies, the crooner cowardly dives into a roll of wax paper, while the rest of the male flies work together to defeat the spider. This was one of two WB cartoons (the other one was "Let It Be Me") that Bing Crosby himself filed lawsuits against for portraying him in a "defamatory" manner.

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