A man is murdered, and the detective tries to find out whodunit. But the house he's investigating is decidedly haunted, and he never knows just what's round the next corner...

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Tex Avery ...
Santa Claus (voice) (uncredited)
Sara Berner ...
Cuckoo Bird / Maid (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ...
Detective / Ghost (voice) (uncredited)
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The Victim (voice) (uncredited)
Robert Emmett O'Connor ...
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A man is murdered, and the detective tries to find out whodunit. But the house he's investigating is decidedly haunted, and he never knows just what's round the next corner... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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19 June 1943 (USA)  »

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Qui a tue que?  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Trivia

The Murderer's only quote, "I dood it!" is also the title of a theatrical movie comedy, starring Red Skelton in 1943's I Dood It (1943). The murderer may have been Red Skelton with an uncredited role. The "I dood it." quote was said last before closing credits begin. Theatrical movie & short were both filmed by MGM aka Metro Goldwyn Mayer theatre studios. See more »

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Host: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Tonight, through the medium of the animated cartoon, we present a murder mystery condensed from authentic criminal records. It is my sincere purpose in exposing the brutal killer in this horrible case to prove to you beyond the shadow of a doubt that crime does not pay. Our story opens on a dark and stormy night.
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Spoofs The Old Dark House (1932) See more »

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Who Killed Who?
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Hilarious, isn't it?
20 August 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

This was brilliant animated short filled with classic Tex Avery jokes. The story has a detective investigating a murder in an old house. But the detective finds everything from ghosts to Santa Clause in the house. This was pure genius and exactly what I expected from Tex Avery.


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