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Yankee Doodle Daffy (1943)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Short | 3 July 1943 (USA)
Daffy is an agent representing Sleepy Lagoon trying to sell him to talent scout Porky. Daffy spends a great deal of time and energy explaining and demonstrating what the kid can do, while the kid sits on a couch licking a giant sucker.

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Daffy Duck / Porky Pig / Sleepy Lagoon - Coughing (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ...
Sleepy Lagoon (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Daffy is an agent representing Sleepy Lagoon trying to sell him to talent scout Porky. Daffy spends a great deal of time and energy explaining and demonstrating what the kid can do, while the kid sits on a couch licking a giant sucker.

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Trivia

A picture on the wall, seen in the final minute, is inscribed "Love from Uncle Friz" and shows an unflattering caricature of the director, Friz Freleng (here credited as "I. Freleng"), who thereby sneaks in a funny cameo of himself. See more »

Quotes

Daffy Duck: Yes, sir. Daffy Duck, personal representative of the biggest discovery since the Sweater girl. He's colossal! Stupendous! One might even go so far as to say... he's mediocre. I give you that paragon of pep and personality, Sleepy Lagoof!
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Connections

Featured in Behind the Tunes: Animal Quackers (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Angel in Disguise
(uncredited)
Music by Paul Mann and Stefan WeiƟ
Lyrics by Kim Gannon
Sung by Daffy Duck (Mel Blanc)
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In the midst of World War II, this cheery, crazy cartoon short was made...
31 January 2008 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

An earlier Daffy Duck episode, this topsy turvy, wild Daffy Duck short will entertain some and annoy others. As bob the moo (on this site) is constantly putting forward, Daffy is always crazier in his early days. This is one of the cases. Many people may be irritated by the fact that Porky is being annoyed by Daffy, but if you look aside, you will see brilliant gags, an entertaining plot and good music featured.

This is my favourite Daffy Duck episode due to the music, Daffy's crazy personality - and that is about it. Very well worth watching!

In this, Daffy is an Actor's Agent representing a small duck (with a huge lollipop) to Porky, a talent scout. Using the most crazy, fun and musical ways imaginable, Daffy shows Porky what the small duck can do. At the same time though - Porky has a plane to catch...

For Daffy Duck fans who prefer the crazier little black duck and for people who like music in cartoons. Enjoy! :-)


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