Alley to Bali

Alley to Bali is the 53rd animated cartoon short subject in the Woody Woodpecker series. Released theatrically on March 15, 1954, the film was produced by Walter Lantz Productions and distributed by Universal-International.[1]

Alley to Bali
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Directed byDon Patterson
Story byHomer Brightman
Produced byWalter Lantz
StarringDal McKennon
Grace Stafford
Music byClarence Wheeler
Animation byRay Abrams
Herman Cohen
Ken Southworth
Raymond Jacobs
Art Landy
Color processTechnicolor
Production
company
Distributed byUniversal-International
Release date
  • March 15, 1954 (1954-03-15)
Running time
6' 13"
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

PlotEdit

Woody and Buzz Buzzard seek the attention of a curvaceous Balinese woman named Babalu who wants to sacrifice them to the angry volcano god of her island, who is craving long pig for his dinner instead of his usual vegetables. So the sexy seductress performs an alluring dance to get the two sailors to follow her. At one point Buzz accidentally winds up in the arms of a female gorilla who thinks he is handsome. Neither Woody nor Buzz end up with the beautiful Babalu, but they do escape from the volcano's wrath with their lives. No sooner do they swear off women forever, however, they both chase after what they think is Babalu. This backfires, however, and both wind up ensnared in the tentacles of a female octopus, who proceeds to kiss them into the credits.

NotesEdit

  • In the 1960s, Alley to Bali was re-released theatrically as Bali Ho.
  • This is one of the cartoons where Woody Woodpecker and Buzz Buzzard both lose in the end. They also lose in the end in Real Gone Woody and Slingshot 6 7/8.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. pp. 157–158. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7.
  • Cooke, Jon, Komorowski, Thad, Shakarian, Pietro, and Tatay, Jack. "1954". The Walter Lantz Cartune Encyclopedia.