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One Ham's Family is a 1943 MGM animated short, directed by Tex Avery.


In this follow-up to the story of the Three Little Pigs, the Big Bad Wolf attempts to break into the smart pig's brick house disguised as Saint Nicholas. Unfortunately, the Wolf soon finds himself battling with the pig's bratty son.


The music was composed, arranged and directed by Scott Bradley.

Title Music by
"Happy Days Are Here Again" Milton Ager
"London Bridge Is Falling Down" Traditional
"Home Sweet Home" H.R. Bishop
"Jingle Bells" James Pierpont
"Rock-a-Bye Baby" Effie I. Canning
"Bridal Chorus" from "Lohengrin" Richard Wagner


The short was made available on the Tom and Jerry's The Night Before Christmas VHS, the Tex Avery's Screwball Classics: Volume 2 VHS and The Complete Tex Avery Laserdisc, released by MGM/UA Home Video in 1991, 1992 and on January 13, 1993 respectively. More recently, it was featured on the Tex Avery Screwball Classics: Volume 3 manufacture-on-demand DVD and Blu-ray, released by Warner Archive on October 5, 2021.


Voice actor Character(s)
Sara Berner (uncredited) Mother Pig
Pinto Colvig (uncredited) Father Pig
Kent Rogers (uncredited) Narrator

Coincidentally, Pinto Colvig, the voice of Father Pig, had previously voiced the character's Disney counterpart, Practical Pig, in Disney's Three Little Pigs shorts.


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