Millar, Melvin (“Mel” or “Tubby”)

Posted in WB Cartoon Companion on March 22, 2004

    Story writer for Warner Brothers in the 1930s and 1940s. Credits include:

        The Case of the Stuttering Pig (Tashlin, 1937)
        The Woods Are Full of Cuckoos (Tashlin, 1937)
        Love and Curses (Hardaway/Dalton, 1938)
        Count Me Out (Hardaway/Dalton, 1938)
        Land of the Midnight Fun (Avery, 1939)
        A Day At the Zoo (Avery, 1939)
        Ali-Baba Bound (Clampett, 1940)
        Who’s Who In the Zoo (McCabe, 1942)
        The Ducktators (McCabe, 1942)
        Hop And Go (McCabe, 1943)
        Porky Pig’s Feat (Tashlin, 1943)
        I Got Plenty of Mutton (Tashlin, 1944)
        Brother Brat (Tashlin, 1944)
        The Unruly Hare (Tashlin, 1945)

    A caricature of Millar appears in Russian Rhapsody (Clampett, 1944) as the Gremlin with a tack-shaped head attempting to poke Hitler. One of the pigeons listed on a blackboard in Plane Daffy (Tashlin, 1944) is a “Tubby Pigeon”.

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