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Shinbone Alley (1971)

Shinbone Alley (1971)

Shinbone Alley





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Based on a Broadway musical by Mel Brooks and Joe Darion, the animated feature Shinbone Alley is an adaptation of the Don Marquis stories. The film is about a love-struck cockroach named Archy (voiced by Eddie Bracken) and the object of his affections, a carefree cat named Mehitabel (Carol Channing). The movie is arranged as a series of episodic adventures and though it never quite gels into something cohesive, it has a number of fine moments, particularly when it sticks to the music.more
Rating: G
Genre: Animation, Kids & Family, Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Mel Brooks, Joe Darion
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 8, 2006
Fine Arts


Carol Channing
as Mehitabel
John Carradine
as Tyrone T. Tattersall
Ken Sansom
as Rosie the Cat
Hal Smith
as Freddie the Rat/Pris...
Alan Reed Sr.
as Big Bill, Sr.
Joan Gerber
as Penelope the Fat Cat...
Sal Delano
as Beatnik Spider
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All Critics (1)

It is a production that is constantly at odds with itself in regard to both style and substance.

Full Review… | October 29, 2007
Film Threat

Audience Reviews for Shinbone Alley


Only got about ten minutes into it. Way, way, way too weird, and that's coming from a Ralph Bakshi fan.

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