A 1942 Merrie Melodies cartoon depicting the exploits of the Dover Boys, Tom, Dick and Larry (of Pimento University), and their rescue of dainty Dora Standpipe (of Miss Cheddar's Female Academy) from the clutches of coward, bully, cad and thief Dan Backslide. Written by
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made his first attempt at experimenting with the traditional cartoon format and layout with this cartoon. He later said that Warner Brothers originally refused to release the film and threatened to fire him. Fortunately for him (and for animation history) the studio needed the cartoon to fill short release orders. See more
Confound those Dover boys! Oh, how I hate them! I hate Tom, I hate Dick, and I hate Larry! They drive me to drink!
[Dan zips over the bar and rapidly downs the drinks that the bartender serves him, with the bartender taking one drink for himself
Referenced in Space Jam
While Strolling Through the Park One Day
Music by Ed Haley See more