The Penguin Parade
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Directed By: Fred Avery
Produced By: Leon Schlesinger
Released: April 23, 1938
Series: Merrie Melodies
Story: J.B. Hardaway
Animation: Paul Smith
Virgil Ross (uncredited)
Irven Spence (uncredited)
Sid Sutherland (uncredited)[1]
Film Editor: Treg Brown
Voiced By: Mel Blanc
Tex Avery
Cliff Nazarro
The Sportsmen Quartet
Music: Carl W. Stalling
Starring: Walrus
Drunk Penguin
Dancing Penguin
Preceded By: Porky's Five & Ten
Succeeded By: Porky's Hare Hunt

The Penguin Parade

The Penguin Parade is a 1938 Merrie Melodies short directed by Tex Avery.


Penguins from all over gather at the grand opening of their new nightclub, The Club Iceberg. A penguin version of Bing Crosby appears, and the cartoon ends with an 1930s jazz band.


  • (1992) LaserDisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes Volume 2, Side 1: Musical Madness
  • (2015) DVD - Too Much Johnson (USA 1995 Turner print)
  • (2020) Streaming - HBO Max (restored with the opening title sequence at the end of the video for reasons unknown - removed)


  • Tex Avery voices a walrus in this cartoon.
  • KFWB was Warner Bros' radio station back in the day.
  • A penguin can be heard saying Warner Bros. and Leon Schlesinger in the background in gibberish.



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