Of Thee I Sting

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Of Thee I Sting
Directed byFriz Freleng
Produced byEdward Selzer (uncredited)
Story byMichael Maltese
StarringMel Blanc
Narrated byRobert C. Bruce (uncredited)
Music byCarl Stalling
Animation byKen Champin
Gerry Chiniquy
Manuel Perez
Virgil Ross
Layouts byHawley Pratt
Backgrounds byHawley Pratt, Paul Julian
Color processTechnicolor
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
August 17, 1946
Running time
7 minutes 6 seconds

Of Thee I Sting is a 1946 Warner Bros. cartoon directed by Friz Freleng, written by Michael Maltese and narrated by Robert C. Bruce that is a parody of World War II documentaries and the title Of Thee I Sing.[1] Material was reused from the Target Snafu cartoon. The title is a play on Of Thee I Sing.

In Target for Tonight style a narrator briefs the audience on a mosquito attack upon a picnic.


  1. ^ p.78 Shull Michael S. & Wilt, David Doing Their Bit: Wartime American Animated Short Films, 1939-1945 2004 McFarland

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