• Shinbone Alley (1971)

Shinbone Alley

Release Date: 1971

DVD Release Date: August 8th, 2006

G |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

Suicidal poet Archy (Eddie Bracken) tries to end his life by jumping off a bridge, but awakens to find he has assumed the life of a cockroach and has become a part of a community of creatures living in a newspaper office. He also discovers that he can still write poetry, using a typewriter, and begins to enjoy his new life. Archy develops deep feelings for the lovely but self-destructive cat Mehitabel (Carol Channing), but will have to fight to win her from bad-boy tomcat Bill (Alan Reed).

Cast: Eddie Bracken, John Carradine, Carol Channing, Joan Gerber, Alan Reed, Ken Sansom

Director: John Wilson

Genres: Fantasy , Animated

Keywords: New York City, Engaging, 1950s, Cheeky, Amusing, Love, Rivalry, Office, Friendship

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