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A Hitch In Time is a 1955 cartoon directed by [[Chuck Jones]], produced by [[Warner Brothers]] for the United States Air Force to promote re-enlistment.
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|name = A Hitch in Time
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|image = Hitch time.jpg
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|Director = [[Chuck Jones|Charles M. Jones]]
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|producer = [[Eddie Selzer]]
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|airdate = 1955
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|series = [[United States Army Shorts]]
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|Writer = [[Chuck Jones|Charles M. Jones]]
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|Animators = [[Ken Harris]]<br>[[Gerry Chiniquy]]<br>[[Ben Washam]]<br>[[Abe Levitow]]<br>[[Richard Thompson]]
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|Layout-artist = [[Ernie Nordli|Ernest Nordli]]
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|Background-artist = [[Philip DeGuard]]
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|Sound effects = [[Treg Brown]]
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|Voice = [[Mel Blanc]]
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|Musician = [[Milt Franklyn]]
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|Starring = John McRogers<br>Grogan
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|previous = [[Orange Blossoms for Violet]]
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|next = [[90 Day Wondering]]
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|video = [[File:LOONEY TUNES (Looney Toons)- A Hitch in Time (1955) -ULTRA HD 4K Cartoons- -1382-|centre|thumb|280px]]}}
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'''A Hitch in Time''' is a 1955 cartoon directed by [[Chuck Jones]], produced by [[Warner Brothers]] for the United States Air Force to promote re-enlistment.
   
 
== Plot ==
 
== Plot ==
An airman is looking forward to completing his tour of duty and becoming a civilian. A gremlin sergeant ("Grogan, technical gremlin first class") accompanies him on the way to the discharge office, ostensibly to ensure the airman doesn't decide to re-enlist. The gremlin then presents a series of arguments that superficially suggest that civilian life is better, but cumulatively favour re-enlistment. At the end, the airman re-enlists.
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An airman is looking forward to completing his tour of duty and becoming a civilian. A gremlin sergeant ("Grogan, technical gremlin first class") accompanies him on the way to the discharge office, ostensibly to ensure the airman doesn't decide to re-enlist. The gremlin then presents a series of arguments that superficially suggest that civilian life is better, but cumulatively favor re-enlistment. At the end, the airman re-enlists.
   
== Video ==
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== Availability ==
[[File:LOONEY TUNES A Hitch in Time (1955) (Remastered) (HD 1080p)|centre|thumb|330x330px]]
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* Blu-ray - ''[[Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume 1]]'', Disc 3
   
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
This short is similar to [[90 Day Wondering]].
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* This short is similar to "[[90 Day Wondering]]".
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* '''Production Number:''' 1382
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* This is the only Chuck Jones cartoon to have Gerry Chiniquy as an animator, who still animation with Friz Freleing.
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[[Category:1955]]
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[[Category:Shorts]]
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[[Category:Cartoons directed by Chuck Jones]]
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[[Category:Cartoons written by Chuck Jones]]
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[[Category:Cartoons animated by Abe Levitow]]
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[[Category:Cartoons animated by Richard Thompson]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with characters voiced by Mel Blanc]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with layouts by Ernest Nordli]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with backgrounds by Philip DeGuard]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with music by Milt Franklyn]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with film editing by Treg Brown]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with sound effects edited by Treg Brown]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with orchestrations by Milt Franklyn]]
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[[Category:Cartoons produced by Eddie Selzer]]
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[[Category:Cartoons that contain excerpts from "Powerhouse"]]
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[[Category:Public domain films]]

Latest revision as of 13:02, December 31, 2019

A Hitch in Time
Hitch time
Directed By: Charles M. Jones
Produced By: Eddie Selzer
Released: 1955
Series: United States Army Shorts
Story: Charles M. Jones
Animation: Ken Harris
Gerry Chiniquy
Ben Washam
Abe Levitow
Richard Thompson
Layouts: Ernest Nordli
Backgrounds: Philip DeGuard
Film Editor: Treg Brown
Voiced By: Mel Blanc
Music: Milt Franklyn
Starring: John McRogers
Grogan
Preceded By: Orange Blossoms for Violet
Succeeded By: 90 Day Wondering
LOONEY TUNES (Looney Toons)- A Hitch in Time (1955) -ULTRA HD 4K Cartoons- -1382-

LOONEY TUNES (Looney Toons)- A Hitch in Time (1955) -ULTRA HD 4K Cartoons- -1382-

A Hitch in Time is a 1955 cartoon directed by Chuck Jones, produced by Warner Brothers for the United States Air Force to promote re-enlistment.

Plot Edit

An airman is looking forward to completing his tour of duty and becoming a civilian. A gremlin sergeant ("Grogan, technical gremlin first class") accompanies him on the way to the discharge office, ostensibly to ensure the airman doesn't decide to re-enlist. The gremlin then presents a series of arguments that superficially suggest that civilian life is better, but cumulatively favor re-enlistment. At the end, the airman re-enlists.

Availability Edit

Notes Edit

  • Production Number: 1382
  • This is the only Chuck Jones cartoon to have Gerry Chiniquy as an animator, who still animation with Friz Freleing.
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