Three Little Pigs (1933)

8m 41s
35mm film, Technicolor, 1.37:1
mono, English

An American animated fantasy film directed by Burt Gillett.

Plot Summary

Three pig brothers set out to build themselves houses and the wisest of the three is mocked by the others for building his out of stone. But when the Big Bad Wolf arrives and blows down the other houses, built of straw and sticks, they find they have to seek shelter with their brother.


* = uncredited

Director: Burt Gillett
Walt Disney Productions
Producer: Walt Disney
Animation: Art Babbitt, Norman Ferguson, Norman King, Dick Lundy, Fred Moore
Song: Frank Churchill, Pinto Colvig, Ted Sears (Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?)

Pinto Colvig (Practical Pig)
Dorothy Compton (Fifer Pig)
Mary Moder (Fiddler Pig)
Billy Bletcher [Zeke Wolf] *

The Big Bad Wolf (1934)
Three Little (1936)
The Practical Pig (1939)

See also
Duck Soup (1933)
Hollywood Party (1934)
Los Angeles: Wonder City of the West (1935)
in a Polka (1943)
The Reluctant Dragon (1941)
Shrek (2001)
Tortoise Beats Hare (1941)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)
The Windblown Hare (1949)

Extracts included in
Academy Award Review of Walt Disney Cartoons (1937)
The Standard Parade (1939)
The Walt Disney Story (1973)



  • Animation Magazine vol.34 no. 3 (no.298) (March 2020) pp.10-11 – illustrated review (10 cartoons every animation student must watch! by Jerry Beck)


  • The Armchair Odeon: The Collector's Guide to the Movies by Denis Gifford p.221 – note
  • The Mouse That Roared: Disney and the End of Innocence by Henry A. Giroux and Grace Pollock p.110
  • by Walt Lee p.491 – credits