The Major Lied 'Til Dawn

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The Major Lied 'Til Dawn
Merrie Melodies series
The Major Lied 'Til Dawn Title Card.jpg
Directed by Frank Tashlin
Produced by Leon Schlesinger
Story by Rich Hogan
Voices by Mel Blanc
Tedd Pierce
Music by Carl Stalling
Animation by Phil Monroe
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Release date(s) August 13, 1938 (USA)
Color process Technicolor
Running time 7 minutes
Language English

The Major Lied 'Til Dawn is a Merrie Melodies cartoon released to theaters on August 13, 1938. This short was directed by Frank Tashlin.


A big game hunter, called "The Major", tells a little boy (a cariacture of child actor Freddie Bartholomew) stories about hunting in Africa. One hunt, The Major gets help from the African natives to catch animals, with funny results.

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