Abdul the Bulbul Ameer

Abdul the Bulbul Ameer

9 mins | Comedy, Animation | Feb. 21, 1941

The familiar song is adapted into a cartoon short. Abdul The Bulbul-Ameer, a rotund Arab, gets into a brawl with Ivan Skavinski Scavar, a preening Russian Cossack, over an offense to Abdul's pride. Groucho Marx and a newsreel crew provide running commentary as the pair pummel each other and the surrounding square.

Abdul the Bulbul Ameer

9 mins | Comedy, Animation | Feb. 21, 1941

Abdul the Bulbul Ameer
The familiar song is adapted into a cartoon short. Abdul The Bulbul-Ameer, a rotund Arab, gets into a brawl with Ivan Skavinski Scavar, a preening Russian Cossack, over an offense to Abdul's pride. Groucho Marx and a newsreel crew provide running commentary as the pair pummel each other and the surrounding square.
Producers Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Original title Abdul the Bulbul Ameer
Directors Hugh Harman
Writers

Cast

Leon Belasco

as Various (voice)

Hans Conried

as Various (voice)

Cliff Nazarro

as Various (voice)

Harry Stanton

as Various (voice)