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The Goal Rush (1932)

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Flip the Frog plays college football with wacky results.

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Nertz U. battles Burp U. on the football field, and the star player is scrappy little Flip the Frog, who has a very human girl cheering for him in the stands. The wackiness begins when the band leader shoots the clarinet player to death for being out of tune. It continues when, as a gesture of contempt, the hulking rival player takes the football out of Flip's hands and turns it into a paddle ball toy. The referee begins the game by blowing a whistle that unexpectedly expands like a party whistle, unwrapping a bird that provides the necessary tweet. The game goes so badly for Flip's team that the scoreboard bursts into tears, but things change when Flip and his rival chase the football into a nearby barn, where the pigskin encounters a mother pig and resumes its former life as a barnyard animal. Soon, Flip, the football and the mother pig are all on the field for a rousing finish to the game. Written by J. Spurlin

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This is one of the more successful Flip the Frog shorts.
8 November 2003 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

Usually, the Flip cartoons have the aerodynamics of a rock-they don't fly well because Flip is a cipher. Here, it isn't necessary for our young stalwart to have much charm or personality, because he's a football player (American style football, that is) and the plot is basic-he's playing a football game. Technically exceptional, as the Iwerks shorts generally were, this one is actually entertaining. Sure, a lot of the gags are familiar. But this cartoon predates most of the other shorts with similar themes from other studios. Enjoyable, if not as good as Football Toucher Downer (Fleischer), How To Play Football (Disney) or the Warner Brothers entries. Good short nonetheless. Well worth watching and good to see in print on DVD. Recommended.


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