Foney Fables

Various narrated gags about famous fairy tales, including “Sleeping Beauty,” “Tom Thumb,” “The Ant and the Grasshopper,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Old Mother Hubbard,” “The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing,” “Cinderella” and “The Boy Who Cried Wolf.” Spoofs include a grasshopper who buys war bonds, a fifth-columnist wolf in sheep’s clothing, a goose who lays aluminum eggs for war production, and a Mother Hubbard who hoards. Tom Thumb becomes five feet tall with the aid of Vitamin B-1, while the goose who laid golden eggs switches to aluminum for the duration of the war. There’s a running gag about the boy who cried wolf.

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