A series of travelogue gags, focusing on national parks and wildlife. In Yosemite, we meet a bear and a deer; the bear enforces his own "do not feed" sign; the deer greets us with "hello, big boy." A desperate scoutmaster asks to use a gas station washroom, then calls his troop of hundreds. A fire ranger spots a discarded cigar and races to pick it up - and smoke it. Alaska: A husky dog reads a mileage sign and sets off for California (beginning a running gag). A ferocious bobcat stalks a cute defenseless baby quail. The desert: we see our dog again; a lizard sheds its skin like a stripper. Because the next scene is scary, the screen is split: for the grownups, a scary gila monster; for the children, a little girl reciting "Mary Had a Little Lamb" and snarling at the reptile when she finishes. The Grand Canyon: A tourist testing the echo hears an operator: "I'm sorry, they do not answer" (and the dog, again). Beavers build the Hoover Dam. The dog reaches California, where he makes for... Written by
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The sequence where the lizard sheds its skin was rotoscoped from a film of a striptease artist that studio manager Henry Binder
had hired at the request of Tex Avery
. Both men waited until after the film was completed to admit to Leon Schlesinger
that they had hired her and filmed her at the studio for that purpose. See more
Animal life and scenic wonders of our country. First, in California, we find one of the most beautiful of national parks: Yosemite, known to many a traveler. Tourists are often tempted to feed the tame bears in the park.
[hits a tourist over the head and shows him a sign that says, "Please do not feed the bears"
Listen, stupid! Can't you read?
Der Deitcher's Dog (Oh Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone)
Music from German folk song
Played during the scene with the dogs See more