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For the Fleischer brothers, the transition to sound was relatively easy. With the new contract with Paramount Pictures, and without the burden of Red Seal Pictures and Alfred Weiss, Max Fleischer was free to experiment with new, bold ideas. First he changed the name of the Ko-Ko Song Cartunes series to Screen Songs. Although the Screen Songs were successful, Fleischer felt that it wasn’t enough; Walt Disney also seemed to gain a great amount of fame through his sound cartoons as well. He decided to work with his brother, Dave on a new series of cartoons where the characters did more than just simply dance to the music of the “bouncing ball”. The name for the new series was to be Talkartoons. When the idea was pitched to Paramount, they leaped at the opportunity.
Gabby is walking along singing a song when he spots a baby with no diaper. Gabby, of course, butts in, thinking that he can solve the problem. He sets out to stop the baby in the carriage from crying by changing the baby’s diaper. Baby resists at every attempt.
A mother puts her baby boy in an outdoor playpen, but he’s more mature than she realizes, and quickly breaks out, and with the help of a raccoon and a squirrel, they are soon raiding the watermelon patch. Mother returns: turns out it’s moving day, and the family is moving to the city. Little lambkin is not at all happy about leaving his animal friends; when they get to the new house, he sets about sabotaging the kitchen, turning the icebox into an oven, the hot water tap into an ice dispenser, and the stove and phone into water spouts. The adults flee, back to the country house, and lambkin is reunited with his friends.
A small catfish tries to grow up in a hurry, but after he is initiated as a member in the Big Fry Club, he gets scared and runs home to his mother.
A group of polar bears are playing with their cubs in the ice and snow. One of the cubs has a little trouble sliding and swimming. An exploration ship happens along, and a group of greedy hunters come ashore. The little cub that we care for seems to have been shot. The hunters leave, and the mother bear starts to howl and mourn the death of her cub. All the other bears join in, and they prepare for a funeral. But all is not lost, the cub comes to life, the aurora borealis comes out, and all the bears dance and skip with joy.
A couple of sticks visit the Fair grounds, and find themselves participating in a series of adventures with the ultra-modern mechanism operated by robots. Finally, they reach the dance pavilion, and the wife and husband each are taken in hand by robots and whirled around the floor. Other mechanical gags give them a marvelous meal, beauty and barber treatments, and clinical attention to restore their youth.