Production info

Gypped in Egypt
USA, 1930

TV-series Van Beuren Aesop's Fables

Directed by John Foster, Mannie Davis


After killing a camel, Waffles and Don are punished by a horrific giant sphinx who transports them into a pyramid. In there they have to go through various haunting and scary adventures with dancing skeletons and living hieroglyphs before they finally manage to escape.

Early RKO sound cartoon (Van Beuren Aesop's Fables) featuring a cat and a dog with lots of surrealism, considered a cult classic among both animation buffs and historians.

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