GenreAnimation, Short, Comedy Film seriesStone Age Cartoons Duration LanguageEnglish
WriterGeorge Manuell (story) Release dateApril 26, 1940 (1940-04-26) (US theatrical) CharactersChecker Player, Barbered Guest, Bejeweled Guest Similar movies1408, Dead Silence, No Good Deed, Her Master's Voice, The Hotel New Hampshire, Zus & zo
Granite Hotel is a 1940 American short film directed by Dave Fleischer. Released in April of that year, it was the fourth in the Stone Age Cartoons series. The film is now in public domain.
Set in a modern stone-age time, the viewer is presented to a gallery of characters like a telephone operator, the ventriloquist "Edgar Burgundy" and his doll "Charlie Bacardi" (a play on Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy) and a barber. A guest in need of a chess player calls the fire department who arrives riding a sauropod.