Posted in WB Cartoon Companion on March 22, 2004
The girlfriend of Porky Pig in a handful of thirties cartoons. Bob Clampett, in his interview in Funnyworld #12 (1970), credits Frank Tashlin with the creation of Petunia at the instigation of Leon Schlesinger. The character has generally been much more prominent in the comic books that in cartoons.
Porky’s Romance (Tashlin, 1937)
The Case of the Stuttering Pig (Tashlin, 1937)
Porky’s Double Trouble (Tashlin, 1937)
Porky’s Picnic (Clampett, 1939)
Naughty Neighbors (Clampett, 1939)