Chew Chew Baby
|Chew Chew Baby|
|Directed by||Isadore Sparber
|Produced by||Isadore Sparber
|Story by||Irv Spector|
|Voices by||Jack Mercer
|Music by||Winston Sharples|
|Animation by||Frank Endres
Al Eugster (uncredited)
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Release date(s)||August 15, 1958|
|Running time||7 minutes|
Chew Chew Baby is a Noveltoon made by Famous Studios for release in 1958. It was directed by Isadore Sparber from a story by Irving Spector. Jackson Beck and Jack Mercer provide uncredited voices. Cannibalism is the theme of this film, in which seven characters are attacked (six get swallowed) by a pygmy after he tracks a tourist to Cincinnati.
This cartoon was syndicated to television several years after it was released to theaters. It appeared on children's programs until protests about its violence induced station managers to keep it off the air. It has since achieved cult classic status.
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