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Victory Vehicles (1943)

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To combat the wartime shortages in gas and tires, a number of fanciful forms of transportation are demonstrated by various versions of Goofy. Finally, we see the ultimate solution: the pogo stick.

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With a war going on and tires and gasoline needing to be rationed, the man's automobile is not much use these days. So other forms of transportation are needed, each one suggested by an average United States denizen (each one, a Goofy like-alike). Some of these include a dog-powered vehicle, a cycle consisting of various feet which does your walking for you while you sit, children's vehicles which combine play with transportation, a golfer's "Model Tee" which you can use to "drive" to work (with a golf club), a politician's "pump-mobile", and a pair of roller skates operated by a handy magnet. But the most important vehicle during this time is... the pogo stick. The pogo's many uses are demonstrated and, pretty soon, the pogo will ultimately become the most popular transportation mode (though, obviously, since then, it hasn't!). Written by Matt Yorston (george.y@ns.sympatico.ca)

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30 July 1943 (USA)  »

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Jan Långben som uppfinnare  »

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All of Goofy's "car designs" at Epcot's Test Track originate from this cartoon. See more »

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Edited into Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) See more »

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Clever look at rationing during wartime.
26 February 2003 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This is a wartime animated propaganda short that was made to offer arguments for the rationing of materials for the war effort, primarily gas. Civilian use was curtailed and this short rather whimsically posits the use of pogo sticks as the principal replacement for the automobile. A perfect pairing with Goofy, it's doubtful that it would have worked with any other character. Well worth watching. Recommended.


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