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3.5
49 Ratings

Who Killed Cock Robin?

Directed by David Hand
United States, 1935
Animation, Musical, Short

Synopsis

A new twist on an old nursery rhyme as the criminal bird court attempts to determine who killed Cock Robin as he wooed his love, Jenny Wren. Robin, it turns out, is not dead, but merely wounded by Cupid’s arrow.

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Who Killed Cock Robin? Directed by David Hand

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1936 | Winner: Special Recommendation (Animated Film)

Academy Awards

1936 | Nominee: Best Short Subject, Cartoons

National Board of Review

1935 | Winner: Top Ten Films