Joe Glow, the Firefly
Directed byChuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)
Screenplay byRich Hogan
Produced byLeon Schlesinger
StarringMel Blanc (voice)
Edited byTreg Brown
Music byCarl Stalling
Leon Schlesinger Studios
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • March 8, 1941 (1941-03-08)
Running time
7 minutes
CountryUnited States

Joe Glow, the Firefly is a 1941 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes cartoon directed by Chuck Jones.[1] The short was released on March 8, 1941.[2]


A firefly enters a tent where a man is sleeping. The firefly slips and slides all over the man's face and then investigates the food in the tent. Having looked everything over, the firefly shouts a single word into the man's ear.

See also


  1. ^ Beck, Jerry; Friedwald, Will (1989). Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies: A Complete Illustrated Guide to the Warner Bros. Cartoons. Henry Holt and Co. p. 113. ISBN 0-8050-0894-2.
  2. ^ Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. pp. 100–102. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7. Retrieved 6 June 2020.