This travelogue across America is filled with sight gags such as the 'Old Reliable' geyser spitting into a spittoon, cliff-dwelling Indians who walk horizontally up and down the faces of ...
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Mickey and Pluto go hunting for quail. Pluto scares away the first ones they see; Mickey scolds him, then relents. He shows Pluto how to be a pointer, and they set off after another quail, ... See full summary »
A series of typical Avery spot gags set around wild animals. A dainty deer drinks very loudly and rudely from a lake. A pack rat swaps an egg and an acorn, then back again ("monotonous, ... See full summary »
A wacky travelogue takes us to the forests of Yosemite, the rocks of Brice Canyon, the frozen wastes of Alaska, the desert wastes of New Mexico, the Grand Canyon, the Colorado River and the giant redwoods of California.
A cruise to Nome, Alaska, starts with some cruise-ship jokes: the ship pulls out of the harbor like a car, raising anchor also raises the front of the boat, the ship follows the coast by ... See full summary »
This travelogue across America is filled with sight gags such as the 'Old Reliable' geyser spitting into a spittoon, cliff-dwelling Indians who walk horizontally up and down the faces of cliffs to get to their homes, and a Texas cow puncher who really punches cows. Also featured is Mr. Butter Fingers, a 'human fly' who climbs the outside of the Empire State Building. Written by
David Glagovsky <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Back when Tex Avery first did this cartoon, studios regularly produced short subjects in abundance. One of the most frequent and popular types was the "travelogue" which Avery so effectively nails here. The same droning voice-over and cutesy style used here without that big a stretch for parody's sake. Tex Avery sight-gags aplenty. This cartoon spawned a mini-boom in cartoons (not all by Avery) sending up travelogues. As usual, Tex was there first and was the best! One second left on the clock, here comes the alley-oop-it's a touchdown and the band goes wild! Highly recommended.
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