In this musical short, a director named Nitvitch, unhappy with the lead actress in his Western, makes an unexpected discovery in the studio cafe where some big stars are being served by a bevy of beautiful singing, dancing waitresses.
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Sweet but slow -- and couldn't they have made these characters a little cuter?
Hunky and Spunky are two of the oddest characters ever featured in Fleischer cartoons. They're two donkeys, perhaps mother and daughter, who want nothing more than to stroll through the prairie playfully. When a cruel prospector captures Spunky, Hunky must use her donkey wits to come to his/her (who knows?) rescue. The beginning of the cartoon is painfully slow for all those who are not obsessed with donkeys. But things pick up when the prospector comes in, and it's fairly entertaining from there on. But I don't really think anyone could develop too much attachment to our donkey heroes--they're just too weird and unappealing.
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