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
Unhand her, Dan Backslide! Unhand her, Dan Backslide! Unhand her, Dan Backslide!... Hey, we're getting in a rut... Stand up and fight, you coward, bully, cad, and thief!
Referenced in Wakko's Wish
Far Above Cayuga's Waters
aka "Alma Mater"
Music from the song "Annie Lisle"
Written by H.S. Thompson See more