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Little Audrey is a classic series of cartoon short films. From 1947 to 1958, Famous Studios produced 16 shorts for Paramount Pictures. The shorts are a part of Famous Studios' Noveltoons series of shorts.
- Santa's Surprise (December 5, 1947)
- Butterscotch and Soda (July 16, 1948)
- The Lost Dream (March 18, 1949)
- Song Of The Birds (November 18, 1949)
- Tarts and Flowers (May 26, 1950)
- Goofy Goofy Gander (August 18, 1950)
- Hold The Lion Please (August 27, 1951)
- Audrey The Rainmaker (October 26, 1951)
- Law and Audrey (May 23, 1952)
- The Case of the Cockeyed Canary (December 19, 1952)
- Surf Bored (July 17, 1953)
- The Seapreme Court (January 29, 1954)
- Dizzy Dishes (January 4, 1955)
- Little Audrey Riding Hood (October 14, 1955)
- Fishing Tackler (March 29, 1957)
- Dawg Gawn (December 12, 1958)
Why It Rocks
- Paramount animation in its purest form.
- The cute and playful five-year-old tomboy, Audrey stole the show and was the most adorable character.
- Audrey's character design is very cute.
- Like Bugs Bunny of Warner Bros., Mickey Mouse of Disney and Walter Lantz's Woody Woodpecker of Universal, Little Audrey was Paramount's biggest megastar of slapstick comedy cartoons.
- It blended slapstick, physical comedy, urban fantasy, surreal humor and fun.
- It had some cutesy heartwarming moments, including Audrey adorably feeding the zoo animals with the water fountain in "Law and Audrey".
- "Little Audrey Says" was a very cute, jazzy theme song.
- Like Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry, it's slapstick cartoon comedy at its best.
- With the success of the Little Audrey franchise, it quickly gained toys, comic books and television programs. However, the very first television program in the Little Audrey franchise, was actually a spin-off series for Netflix, called Harvey Girls Forever!, which was originally entitled Harvey Street Kids.
- Mae Questel sounds great as Audrey.
- Audrey's trademark laugh was so adorable.
- A few racist stereotypes such as Audrey's maid Petunia as being an African-American stereotype.
- Due to budget cuts, the last two shorts has more limited animation than the others.
- Little Audrey was made after Famous Studios lost it's rights to Little Lulu.
- "Song Of The Birds" is a remake of the Color Classics short of the same name.
- The shorts released between 1947-1950 are currently in the public domain. The rest are still under copyright.