As the new couple drives off, the license
plate is a number, 130013. However, the 1 and 3
are very close together which makes them look like
a letter "B". That turns the number into a word:
In the background of the scene there are some signs - one lists the available drinks:
Tom Collins, Straight Whisky and Gin Fizz then closes with the line "That's All Folks" - a line which is rather
familiar to any fan of LT&MM films.
Managing Western Bunion
If you look carefully you find the management team's names for the wire company.
It lists Melvin Millar as "President", Volney White as "President of the Board" and Bob Bentley as "First Vice President".
Melvin Millar is a writer while the other two men are animators.
One squirrel is inspecting nuts and stamps the good ones with some Hebrew characters for "kosher".
The symbol at right is a "kaf," which is pronounced like "C", in the middle is a "shin," which
sounds like "SH", and at left there's a "reish," which sounds like "R". So, reading from right to left, it
[Thanks to David Gerstein for the Hebrew lesson :) ].
The Dalton Statue
Behind the cool cats is a statue which says "Prof. Dalton 1908".
This would seem to be a reference to one of the directors, Cal Dalton.
Most likely because Cal Dalton was born December 2, 1908.
Meet the director...
There are several staff caricatures hidden in this cartoon. You have to
freeze individual frames to
see them clearly. At least some of these are
similar to the "Picket Line" caricatures in "Porky's Hero Agency".
Anyway, in this first caricature, Bob Clampett can be seen peeking
out from underneath
a punch by the champ.
Hi there Porky
Pig in a Punch
Inside the flurry of punches you can see Porky for a moment.
What appears to be another staff caricature is shown here.
However, I'm not sure who this is supposed to be. Note that
there appears to be a hand holding a flower under him.
A Smiling Gee
The final caricature looks like Ernest Gee.