Abdul the Bulbul-Ameer (1941)

35mm film, “in Technicolor”, 1.37:1
Mono (Western Electric Sound System), English

An American animated short film directed by an uncredited Hugh Harman.

Plot Summary

Abdul is a bully who picks on Ivan's dwarf friend. Ivan decides to put a stop to the bullying, leading to a sword fight and brawl which doesn't end well for either protagonist.


Director: Hugh Harman [uncredited]
Copyright MCMXLI [1941] in U.S.A. by Loew's Incorporated
Metro Goldwyn Mayer presents an MGM cartoon. Produced by Loew's Incorporated
A Hugh Harman production
Based on the Poem by: Percy French [uncredited]
Music: Scott Bradley [uncredited]

Cliff Nazarro
Harry Stanton
Leon Belasco
Hans Conried


The Animated Film Encyclopedia: A Complete Guide to American Shorts, Features and Sequences, 1900-1999 (2nd edition) p.7 by Graham Webb – credits