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									A Cartoonist's Nightmare
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A Cartoonist's Nightmare is an episode of the animated cartoon series Looney
Tunes. It stars Beans the Cat in his first solo film.                                       A Cartoonist's Nightmare
                                                                                                 Looney Tunes series
Plot
It was closing time at an animation studio and all the staff members were calling
it day. Meanwhile, an animator chooses to carry on with his work. In his drawing,
he sketched a dungeon scene where Beans the Cat encounters a goblin. Weary
for working several hours continuously, the animator decides to take a little
snooze. Before ending the session, he draws a steel barricade between the two
characters. Suddenly, the goblin comes to life and pulls him into the drawing.
The goblin carries the animator away, heading somewhere beyond the picture's
scene.
Shocked and terrified, the animator tries in vain to break out of the goblin's
grasp. He was then brought into a mystic chamber where stone portraits of
various monsters are displayed on the walls. The monsters happened to be the
animator's creations as well as those of his colleagues. They too came too life                         Screenshot
and got out of their illustrations. As revenge for how he and other cartoonists       Directed by          Jack King
made them get subdued in the end of each film, the monsters gave the animator
                                                                                      Produced by          Leon Schlesinger
a pencil and forced him to draw a deep pit in the floor where they tossed him
inside. Upon falling in, the animator holds onto a branch, trying to avoid being      Music by             Bernard Brown

devoured by the crocodile at the bottom.                                              Animation by         Paul Smith
                                                                                                           Don Williams
Back at the scene still being worked on, Beans still stands behind the barricade,
boredly waiting for his artist to come back. Just then, Little Kitty came to him,     Distributed by       Warner Bros.
offering a lunchbox. Beans was expecting food but was a little surprised to find a    Release date(s)      September 21, 1935
saw in the container. Nonetheless, he uses it to cut his way out of the metal
                                                                                      Color process        Black and white
fence. Finally freeing himself, he goes around to find his animator.
                                                                                      Running time         7:31
In no time, Beans found the chamber where his animator is being tormented. To
                                                                                   Language            English
intervene, he hurls a boot at the goblin, luring the monsters away as they try
capture him. Beans managed to lose them somehow when he returns to the             Preceded by         Buddy the Gee Man
place to rescue the troubled man. The animator then receives a pencil from         Followed by         Hollywood Capers
Beans and draws a ladder to climb out the pit. When the monsters are coming
back, Beans spills lubricant between the room's entrance and the pit. The monsters slide on the lubricant mess and fall into
the hole. To vanquish them for good, the animator removes the hole with an eraser. Beans and the animator shook hands for
a work well done.
It turns out what the animator went through was merely a dream as he was awaken by the custodian. To his relief, he finds
the drawing on his desk unchanged. Not wanting to recall his experience, the animator edits out the goblin and the steel
barricade, leaving only Beans in the picture. As a compliment to his little friend, he draws a platter with gelatin on top for
Beans to eat.

Availability
   Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 6

External links
   A Cartoonist's Nightmare      at the Big Cartoon DataBase
  A Cartoonist's Nightmare   at the Internet Movie Database


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