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Porky in Wackyland (1938)

Porky Pig goes on a hunt to catch the surreally elusive last Do-Do bird.

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Porky Pig / The Do-Do / Various Wackyland Citizens (voice) (uncredited)
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Roaring Goon (voice) (uncredited)
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Porky ventures into Darkest Africa in search of the last Do-Do bird, and winds up in Wackyland, a surreal place where the sun comes up atop a human pyramid, the Warner Brothers shield comes zooming from the sky, and populated by creatures such as a three-headed Larry Moe and Curly beast. The Do-Do finally appears, to great fanfare, and eludes Porky by pulling out a pencil and drawing himself a door. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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24 September 1938 (USA)  »

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Pippi i kubik  »

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Trivia

Treg Brown, the sound effects editor, contributed one of the characters in the cartoon; a bird with a waffle pan head. See more »

Goofs

When Porky bumps into the Goin' Up! door, look closely. He suddenly gains a band-aid. In the shot where the Do-Do appears with the WB shield, the band-aid is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Newspaper Boy: Extra, extra! Read all about it! Porky off on Dodo hunt!
[throws newspaper at the camera]
Newspaper Boy: Paper, mister?
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Crazy Credits

A paper boy walks onto the title card and thrusts the newspaper with Porky in the front page into the camera, covering the entire screen. After enough time for the audience to read the headline, the camera dissolves to Porky in his plane. See more »

Connections

Featured in Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Feelin' High and Happy
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Music by Rube Bloom
Played during the opening credits and at the beginning
Also played when the Do-Do is walking along
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Nothing Less Than A Masterpiece
22 January 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Porky Pig goes on a hunt to catch the surreally elusive last Do-Do bird.

This cartoon has been credited as the 8th best cartoon ever made. I am not going to get into the minutia of deciding if it is better or worse than 8th, but it absolutely needs to be on that list, because it takes such a simple thing and makes it so strange.

The way I saw this was side by side with "Dough for the Do-Do". You could watch them individually, but side by side will blow your mind. Almost all of the scenes are identical, though some of the backgrounds are colored differently. Saying one is better than the other is hard to do.


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