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Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur (1939)

Millions and billions and trillions of years ago, Caspar Caveman and his pet dinosaur Fido come up against Daffy when they're out duck hunting.

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Millions and billions and trillions of years ago, Caspar Caveman and his pet dinosaur Fido come up against Daffy when they're out duck hunting.

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Trivia

Many of the signs leading the caveman to the duck are parodies of 1930s-era ad slogans: "Cavemen Choose Duckies 2 to 1" is a parody of a Lucky Strike cigarette slogan, "People Choose Luckies 2 to 1." The Caveman is a parody of comedian Jack Benny. See more »

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[in heaven, after the inflatable duck explodes and kills everyone]
Daffy Duck: You know, maybe that wasn't such a hot idea after all.
Casper Caveman: Good night, folks.
[Iris out]
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Featured in Hide and Seek (2005) See more »

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Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone?
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Music from German Folk Song
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Dated but delightful!
5 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

The caveman is voiced like and given some of the familiar catch-phrases of Jack Benny, a household identity as the nation's most popular radio comedian when this cartoon was originally released. Although this material will mean little to a modern audience, there are still some splendid visual gags (Daffy dressing up like a traffic policeman to halt the pursuing rock), topped by an ingeniously extended spoof of advertising slogans, most of which fortunately are still fairly current ("There is no substitute for Duck"; "The pause that refreshes... Duck"; "Cavemen choose Duckies 2 to 1").

The pace is commendably fast, the characters admirably bizarre, the color (particularly in the opening Multiplane sequence) vividly atmospheric yet attractive.


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