VIDEO: The Rooster and His Harem...
The Mae West-inspired Duck could be compared to a similar seductive bird featured in two of the Silly Symphonies, the 54th and 61st:
Fleischer Studios' romanticized idea of a sultan's harem was a common cartoon trope at the time, see "Mickey Mouse in Arabia" from 1932 and Willie Whoppers' appearance in "Insultin' the Sultan" from 1934:
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