Uncle Tom's Cabaña

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Uncle Tom's Cabaña
Uncle Tom's Cabana poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed by Tex Avery
Produced by Fred Quimby
Story by Heck Allen
Music by Scott Bradley
Animation by
Studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date(s) July 19, 1947
Color process Technicolor
Running time 8 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Uncle Tom's Cabaña is a 1947 American animated short film directed by Tex Avery. The short is a parody of Uncle Tom's Cabin, and is Avery's second parody of the novel, the first being Uncle Tom's Bungalow in 1937 while at Warner Bros. Cartoons.


Uncle Tom tells the blood curdling story of how the evil Simon Legree tried to foreclose on Tom's simple log cabin. Also features Red from Red Hot Riding Hood as Little Eva.


This short, along with Half-Pint Pygmy, were banned from television airings in the United States due to ethnic stereotyping of African-Americans. Despite the controversy, this short and Half-Pint Pygmy were released on The Compleat Tex Avery laserdisc in the 1990s.


The short was included on the 1993 laserdisc compilation The Compleat Tex Avery.[1]

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  1. ^ "Compleat Tex Avery, The [ML102681]". Laserdisc Database. Retrieved May 23, 2015. 

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