Tribute to Walter Tetley
Walter Tetley: Twilight of an Identity
Walter Tetley: Fountain of Youth
Random Thoughts in 2004
The Incredible Magic of Paul Frees
Frees Frame: an Interview
Paul Frees: Smoke and Mirrors
Jay Ward
Without Fanfare: The Bill Scott Story
Bill Scott Revisited
Chamber of my Mind
Fractured Fairy Tales: The Crown Jewel
Mysterious, Elusive Chris Allen
Tribute to June Foray: June of the Jungle
On the Doorstep of 1974: June Foray Trivia
June and the Dazzling Night Sky
June Foray: That Bewitching Cackle!!
June Foray: More than a Woman
Daws Butler's Corner
Unmasking Daws
Showcasing Daws' Talent
Daws' Song
Honorable Mentions: the Other Voices
Walter's Radio Career
Walter's Radio Career Part 2
A 19th Century Carousel
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THAT BEWITCHING CACKLE!!.........(Continued)

Scene II:

(Another one of June's witches, is making her way through the woods, talking to herself):

"If I don't find something to cast a spell on pretty soon!!.........I'll............

Edward Everett Horton:

"But just then, the witch saw a little frog on a lilly pad!"

June's Witch (slowly, and as if she were licking her chops):

"Well.......Well!!.........What have we here!!......."


"We have a frog!!..........What have we there?.........."

June's Witch (happily and smiling):

"I'm a witch!!........"


"That figures!........."

June's Witch:

"And I'm going to cast a spell on you!!"


"Oh, c'mon!..........I'm already a frog!!.........What else could you do to me?!?.........."

Edward Everett Horton:

"But the witch was determined, after going so very long, without casting a spell.........and with a wave or her wand, she turned him into a handsome young prince.

June's Witch:

(after a crashing sound, when the frog turns into a prince, the witch's eyes, turn up and down, all over the place, as if she were crazy and she says):
"Ooh-hoo-hoo-HOO!!!........OH BOY THAT FELT GOOD!!"


"Hey! What's the big idea? I don't want to be a handsome prince!! I was happy as a frog!!"

June's Witch:

"Well, I admit that it isn't the kind of a spell that we usually cast, BUT TIMES ARE HARD!!.........Tah-Tah, Dearie!!............EE-HEE-HEE-HEE-HEE-HEE!!!!!!! .........

And you can just hear that echoing, head-banging, cackle, now, can't you?............

June played a character, somewhere in between a typical old lady, and a witch, on The Flintstones, when she played the role of a supposed housekeeper, for Fred and Wilma. Unbeknownst to them, she was really a bank robber, with the alias of "Grandma Dynamite"! It was an incredibly funny episode and June stole the show!

Fairies, Accents and Dialects:

As far as her Fairy Godmothers are concerned, though she has undoubtedly used a variety of voices, over the years, for that character, I heard her in one Fractured Fairy Tale, where she used a substantially younger voice, than her average witch. The fairy's voice was that of a woman who was forty-plus years old. She was also very cheerful, jolly and KIND.........and she was laughing (she was also a bit fat). She spoke in a British accent. This lively fairy godmother brought the wooden puppet, Pinnocchio, to life, in this episode.

As a brief digression, speaking of her British accent, June, of course, is very well-versed at a variety of accents and dialects. The most common ones, that I have heard are: Russian, British, French and Mexican.

One could say that the above information, is pretty much "the meat" of this essay..........However, not wishing to leave any stone unturned, I will take advantage, of this theme, to use it for another point of departure. There are just a few, of June's other "major voices", left, that we have not completely touched upon, on The Walter Tetley Web Page.

Young boys and miscellaneous other information:

Of course it goes without saying that Rocky, the Flying Squirrel, is Ms. Foray's most famous voice. June has not done a lot of male voices but, Rocky and young newspaper boys, from the Rocky and Bullwinkle shows, are two types of young male voices that she has done. The young newspaper boy voice, was really not a whole lot different, than that of Rocky. Usually the newspaper boy always had the same line: "Ex-TREE, Ex-TREE.........Read all about it!!!".

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