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Conrad the Sailor (1942)

Conrad Cat's attempts to keep the battleship decks swabbed are frustrated by Daffy's tricks, like putting paint in his bucket, and by unexpected appearances of the pint-sized Admiral.

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Conrad Cat's attempts to keep the battleship decks swabbed are frustrated by Daffy's tricks, like putting paint in his bucket, and by unexpected appearances of the pint-sized Admiral.

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Pinto Colvig, who voices the titular character Conrad the Cat, was the original voice of Goofy in the Walt Disney shorts. See more »

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Daffy Duck: Very sloppy, Roscoe. You're a slovenly housekeeper.
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Referenced in Duck Amuck (1953) See more »

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The Song of the Marines
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Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
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Neither Conrad Nor Daffy Offer Much Here
9 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Conrad is a sailor, seen swabbing the deck and singing "Shoving Right Off From Home Again" to himself. He's happy.....until he spots Daffy Duck above on a mast. His day is now ruined; he just doesn't know how badly.

Daffy goes to work, aggravating Conrad in a big way, first by substituting red paint for water in his bucket, later by having a huge torpedo chase he (and Daffy) around the boat. That latter scene is pretty funny but most of this is not.

I have yet to see a Conrad cartoon that had any humor and Daffy didn't hit his stride and become the totally wacky duck until a few years after this. Overall, a lame cartoon.


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