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Daffy Duck wreaks havoc on a movie set at Wonder Pictures ("if it's good, it's a Wonder"). Daffy's creative editing impresses producer I. M. Stupendous.

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Sara Berner ...
Katherine Hepburn Chick / Fat Lady (voice) (uncredited)
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Daffy Duck / I. M. Stupendous / Rooster Actor / Assistant Directors (voice) (uncredited)
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Daffy Duck wreaks havoc on a movie set at Wonder Pictures ("if it's good, it's a Wonder"). Daffy's creative editing impresses producer I. M. Stupendous.

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Trivia

Daffy's "splice" film borrows its title card from Gold Is Where You Find It (1938), a movie produced by Warner Bros. that same year. See more »

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Von Hamburger lays down the reel of his film, which is in a green spool, next to I.M. Stupendous' desk. Daffy replaces it with his own film, in a gray spool. In the next shot, the spool is still green until Von Hamburger picks it up, then it becomes gray. See more »

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Von Hamburger: [after Daffy replaces the film in the camera with bullets] This isn't a gangster-r-r pictur-r-r-r-r-r-r-re!
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Referenced in Behind the Tunes: Looney Tunes Go Hollywood (2004) See more »

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The Kiss Waltz
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Music by Joseph A. Burke
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Early Daffy Duck Just Doesn't Measure Up
10 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This isn't much. Daffy Duck didn't really become that funny until later, at least a full decade later. I'm glad they got rid of his stupid, laugh. He's my favorite cartoon character of the '50s, but not here, not this early in his "career." He's smaller, has a different voice and his humor is generally geared to little kids.

All the laughs in here were in the first minute, such as the exaggerated German film director rolling his "r's," which was funny at first but then overdone.

The cigarette lighter gag was clever, then Daffy blowing smoke rings that say "Wanrer Brothers" just so "I can give my bosses a plug. I've got an option coming up." It's that kind of clever stuff we saw in later years. The rest of this - Daffy being a nuisance in the filming of a movie - really wasn't that good.

By the way, you know it's an older cartoon when the characters are all dressed like human beings but they have animal-heads.


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