The Booze Hangs High

5 in 132 of Looney Tunes (1929-1939)
animated short film history
Release: Dec., 1930
Country: USA
Director: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising

“Bosko has a grand time on the farm, dancing with a cow, playing a horse’s tail like a violin and getting drunk with three pigs.

This short references the musical operetta film Song of the Flame, which features a song titled ‘The Goose Hangs High.’”


The Booze Hangs High is available online.


Happy Harmonies “Bottles” 1936
Super rare and totally awesome


Silly Symphony - Merbabies directed by Rudolf Ising and Vernon Stallings, 1938

A vintage 12.5 in. x 10 in. peg hole paper of a water concept art that was embellished in pencil, ink and gouache. The artistic piece itself measures 5 in. x 7 in., which features a colorful underwater setting where the merbabies amuse and perform their circus show. The artist responsible for this piece, Ferdinand Horvath, signed on the bottom of the right. Horvath is legendary for his contribution to backgrounds, character designs and scenarios to over fifty Disney shorts. His work also extends to Disney’s debut film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.