Mumbles is one of Big Boy Caprice 's minions, a con-artist, and one of the minor antagonists from Disney/Touchstone's film Dick Tracy. Role in the film He starts out as a villain, but later switches sides. He is named for his incoherent speech. Mumbles was a character in the "Dick Tracy" segments of the animated television series Archie's TV Funnies, produced by Filmation Associates. Mumbles' appearance closely resembled his depiction in the comic strip. His speech was depicted as incomprehensible grumbling, which only one other character (Professor Transo) could understand.
[Dick Tracy turns toward Mumbles] Mumbles: [speaking clearly] 88 Keys, the piano man set you up. Big Boy paid him to get you out of the way. Slowly the deflating raft dropped Mumbles into the sea until he disappeared. Mumbles, the humming guitar player and killer, had supposedly drowned in the sea. Part 2: Fortune Seeker. Appeared from April 8, to July 30, Although Mumbles’ body was never found, Tracy thought he had seen the last of Mumbles. However, Mumbles reappeared in
Mumbles Mumbles is a villain in the Dick Tracy comic strip, the movie, the s cartoon, and the Archie's TV Funnies Dick Tracy segments. In the film, he is portrayed by Dustin Hoffman, who also portrayed Captain Hook in Hook and Ratso Rizzo in Midnight Cowboy.