A farm horse tries to enlist in the army, but despite his virtuoso display of wartime histrionics, he's rejected when he flunks the physical. Dejected, he wanders into a mock battlefield, which tells him what war is really like.
Did You Know?
This cartoon has been credited as being the inspiration for Chuck Jones
' rakish style of humor. Prior to this, he had been making cartoons in the Walt Disney style that were softer, with more gentle overtones such as Sniffles the Mouse. With this cartoon he realized that he had a gift for slapstick comedy. See more
Battle Music No. 9
Music by J.S. Zamecnik
Played when the horse play-acts battle scenes in the recruiting office
Played again when the horse play-acts battle scenes a second time See more