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'''''The Old Man of the Mountain''''' is a 1933 WesternAnimation/BettyBoop short from UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation. It is one of three Betty Boop shorts that Music/CabCalloway performed in, the other two being ''WesternAnimation/MinnieTheMoocher'' and ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhite1933''.

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'''''The ''The Old Man of the Mountain''''' Mountain'' is a 1933 WesternAnimation/BettyBoop short from UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation. It is one of three Betty Boop shorts that Music/CabCalloway performed in, the other two being ''WesternAnimation/MinnieTheMoocher'' and ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhite1933''.

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* MountainMan: This short is based on the jazz song of the same name, and the titular Old Man is once again portrayed as a hermit who lives in a cave in the mountains. However, he goes through AdaptationalVillainy in this cartoon. Rather than being a harmless, if batty, old man like he was in the original song, he's now a monstrous individual who tries to eat and/or assault anyone who enters his domain.

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* TheOwlKnowingOne: The Owl, who stops to give Betty a WarningSong about the Old Man of the Mountain while everyone else runs away.


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* ShockAndAwe: Downplayed. The Old Man throws a lightning bolt at one point, but he only does it to destroy [[ConspicuouslyLightPatch the rock that it seemed like he was going to pop out of]]. This is more of a one-off gag as opposed to the Old Man actually having superpowers.


[[caption-width-right:350:Look out! Look out! The Old Man of the Mountain!]]

->'''Betty:''' Whatcha gonna do now?\\
'''Old Man:''' Gonna do the best I can!

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[[caption-width-right:350:Look [[caption-width-right:350:"Whatcha gonna do now?"\\
"Gonna do the best I can!"]]

->''Look
out! Look out! The Old Man of the Mountain!]]

->'''Betty:''' Whatcha gonna do now?\\
'''Old Man:''' Gonna do the best I can!
Mountain!''


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* WarningSong: The song that this short is named after is sung by an owl in the village to Betty, warning her that the Old Man of the Mountain is evil and will kill or eat anyone who crosses his path. Notably, the lyrics are changed from the original version of the song to give the Old Man AdaptationalVillainy.


* CreepyCave: The Old Man lives in one, unsurprisingly. It's full of all manner of creepy background objects, including what appears to be a giant skull with a railroad spike through it.



* KickTheSonOfABitch: The short ends with the animals from the town saving Betty from the Old Man when he has her cornered, and beats the holy hell out of him for all the crap he's put everyone through.



* PuddleCoveringChivalry: A bear [[FurIsClothing removes its fur]] and covers a puddle with it so Betty could cross.

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* MrExposition: The Owl, who tells Betty all about the Old Man through song.
* PuddleCoveringChivalry: A bear [[FurIsClothing removes its fur]] and covers a puddle with it so Betty could cross. It promptly shrinks from the moisture, much to the bear's anger.



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: The ''entire town'' reacts this way when they hear the Old Man is on the move, evacuating en masse rather than risk running into him.



* ThrowingOffTheDisability: Played for laughs - an old man (not the title character) with bandaged feet limps around on a pair of crutches, only to get one look at Betty's curves, and immediatly finds himself reinvigorated, tossing aside the crutches.




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* WildMan: The Old Man is an evil version, living on his own in the wild, and terrorizing the inhabitants of the area whenever he feels like it.


* RapeAsDrama: It's implied that this is why the Old Man is so feared. He flirts with Betty and tries to grab her, even ripping off her clothes.

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* RapeAsDrama: It's implied that this is why the Old Man is so feared. He flirts with Betty and tries to grab her, even ripping off her clothes.clothes, and another woman running from the Old Man has a stroller with three babies that look just like him.


* DirtyOldMan: When the Old Man meets Betty, he starts flirting with her, and before long begins ''chasing'' her, apparently with the intent of raping her! Another woman running from the Old Man has a stroller with three babies that look [[UnfortunateImplications just like him.]]

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* DirtyOldMan: When the Old Man meets Betty, he starts flirting with her, and before long begins ''chasing'' her, apparently with the intent of raping her! Another woman running from the Old Man has a stroller with three babies that look [[UnfortunateImplications just like him.]]


* AdaptationalVillainy: The short is based after a pre-existing song, where the Old Man, while a bit batty, is ultimately just a wise old hermit.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: The short is based after a pre-existing song, where the Old Man, while somewhat batty and having a bit batty, of a trickster streak, is ultimately just a wise old hermit.hermit who lives in harmony with nature.


* AdaptationalVillainy: The short is based after a pre-existing song, where the Old Man isn't quite so villainous as in the cartoon.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: The short is based after a pre-existing song, where the Old Man isn't quite so villainous as in the cartoon.Man, while a bit batty, is ultimately just a wise old hermit.


'''''The Old Man of the Mountain''''' is a 1933 WesternAnimation/BettyBoop short from UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation. It is one of three Betty Boop shorts that Music/CabCalloway performed in, the other two being ''WesternAnimation/MinnieTheMoocher'' and ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhite''.

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'''''The Old Man of the Mountain''''' is a 1933 WesternAnimation/BettyBoop short from UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation. It is one of three Betty Boop shorts that Music/CabCalloway performed in, the other two being ''WesternAnimation/MinnieTheMoocher'' and ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhite''.
''WesternAnimation/SnowWhite1933''.


* DirtyOldMan: When the Old Man meets Betty, he starts flirting with her, and before long begins ''chasing'' her, apparently with the intent of raping her!

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* DirtyOldMan: When the Old Man meets Betty, he starts flirting with her, and before long begins ''chasing'' her, apparently with the intent of raping her!her! Another woman running from the Old Man has a stroller with three babies that look [[UnfortunateImplications just like him.]]



* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: It's implied that this is why the Old Man is so feared.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil:
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It's implied that this is why the Old Man is so feared.feared. He flirts with Betty and tries to grab her, even ripping off her clothes.


* AnimationAgeGhetto / WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: It is strongly implied that the Old Man is a rapist more than once. Yeeeuuuup.

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* AnimationAgeGhetto / WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: It is strongly implied that the Old Man is a rapist more than once. Yeeeuuuup.


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* MickeyMousing: Much of the action in the short is synced up to the music provided by Music/CabCalloway and his orchestra.


* ConspicuouslyLightPatch: Played with. When Betty first arrives at the Old Man's cave, there's a boulder that's very obviously not painted and very prominent in the scene. She walks right up to it and then turns her back to it, making it look like the Old Man is going to come out from behind it. He then pops out of a completely normal, painted part of the background instead, surprising her. He does later destroy the light rock with a lightning bolt, however.



* ConspicuouslyLightPatch: Played with. When Betty first arrives at the Old Man's cave, there's a boulder that's very obviously not painted and very prominent in the scene. She walks right up to it and then turns her back to it, making it look like the Old Man is going to come out from behind it. He then pops out of a completely normal, painted part of the background instead, surprising her. He does later destroy the light rock with a lightning bolt, however.



* SomewhereAMammalogistIsCrying: The animal at the beginning, which is apparently a mountain lion, has a mane. Unlike lions (which are a different species), mountain lions do not have manes. This may or may not have been intended as a VisualPun.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: As Betty climbs up the mountain, she runs into a crying woman with a baby stroller. Inside the stroller are three babies that look exactly like the Old Man, complete with long beards.


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* SomewhereAMammalogistIsCrying: The animal at the beginning, which is apparently a mountain lion, has a mane. Unlike lions (which are a different species), mountain lions do not have manes. This may or may not have been intended as a VisualPun.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: As Betty climbs up the mountain, she runs into a crying woman with a baby stroller. Inside the stroller are three babies that look exactly like the Old Man, complete with long beards.


'''''The Old Man of the Mountain''''' is a 1933 WesternAnimation/BettyBoop short from TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation. It is one of three Betty Boop shorts that Music/CabCalloway performed in, the other two being ''WesternAnimation/MinnieTheMoocher'' and ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhite''.

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'''''The Old Man of the Mountain''''' is a 1933 WesternAnimation/BettyBoop short from TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation.UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation. It is one of three Betty Boop shorts that Music/CabCalloway performed in, the other two being ''WesternAnimation/MinnieTheMoocher'' and ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhite''.

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