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Porky Pig's Feat (1943)

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Porky Pig and Daffy Duck owe an outrageous sum to the Broken Arms Hotel. The manager thwarts their efforts to escape without paying their bill.

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Porky Pig / Daffy Duck / Broken Arms Hotel Manager / Elevator Gambler / Bugs Bunny (voice) (uncredited)
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After Daffy Duck gambles away all of his and Porky's money, the duo have no money to pay the expensive bill for their stay at the Broken Arms Hotel, and the receptionist will not let them leave until they pay the bill. Written by Ondre Lombard <olombard@artist-bros.org>

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17 July 1943 (USA)  »

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Putte Possu pinteessä  »

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This is the first time the Raymond Scott composition "Powerhouse" is used in a Warner Bros. cartoon. Used in the scores of over 40 Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts, "Powerhouse" has since become synonymous with cartoon music. See more »

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[first lines]
Porky Pig: [reading from his bill] "B-B-Broken Arms. B-bill. Room, uh, six-sixty-five dollars. Bath. Te-te-ten dollars and fifty cents. T-t-total: a hundred-and-fifty-two-dollars and fifty cents."
Broken Arms Hotel Manager: You will, of course, pay the bill now before you leave, no?
Porky Pig: N-no - I mean, yes! M-my partner, Daffy Duck, will be r-right back. He's out c-c-c-cashing a check.
[Cut to Daffy playing dice with elevator operator]
Daffy Duck: Come on, seven! Be good to Daffy! Don't fail me now!
Elevator Gambler: Oh-oh! Snake eyes. Too bad! You is a ...
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Featured in Roger Rabbit and the Secrets of Toon Town (1988) See more »

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Powerhouse
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Music by Raymond Scott
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1 December 2009 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

This Looney Tunes episode may be very slapsticky and have a good deal of jokes that have been used so many times, it still works as a good quality Looney Tunes cartoon. I enjoyed it immensely, mainly thanks to a few of the unexpected jokes, character appearances and personalities of Daffy and Porky.

In this episode, Porky needs to pay a very expensive hotel bill and is waiting with the hotel manager for Daffy Duck, who is staying with him, to bring the money. Unfortunately, Daffy has been gambling at this time and loses ALL THE MONEY needed to pay the bill. Great. So, when Daffy realises that Porky is relying on him to pay the bill, he immediately becomes defensive against the hotel owner...

The cartoon had an "unexpected visitor," whom I will not reveal as it is quite late on in the episode. In the cartoon are also some quite witty statements and gags and the episode is fast-paced as most Looney Tunes are and very entertaining. There is one thing that slightly put me off the episode: I did not enjoy the surprisingly long sequence of "Ows!" submitted by the hotel manager as he falls down the stairs. Not only was it boring but it made me think of how it might feel in real life. Not nice.

I recommend this episode to people who like Porky and Daffy and to people who like early Looney Tunes cartoons. Enjoy "Porky's Pig Feat"! :-)


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