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The Shooting of Dan McGoo (1945)

This starts off as an adaptation of Robert Service's poem 'The Shooting of Dan McGrew', complete with a literal depiction of a man with one foot in the grave, but when Dan McGoo turns out ... See full summary »

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Wolf / Bartender (voice) (uncredited)
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Droopy (voice) (uncredited)
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This starts off as an adaptation of Robert Service's poem 'The Shooting of Dan McGrew', complete with a literal depiction of a man with one foot in the grave, but when Dan McGoo turns out to be Droopy, it turns into another Droopy-versus-the Wolf gagfest. Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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14 April 1945 (USA)  »

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The Shooting of Dan McScrew  »

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The title is based on the 1907 narrative poem "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" by Robert W. Service that takes place in a Yukon saloon during the Yukon Gold Rush of the late 1890s. See more »

Quotes

Droopy: Hello, all you happy taxpayers.
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Spoofed in The Mask (1994) See more »

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Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey (I Never Knew Any Girl Like You)
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Music by Albert von Tilzer
Lyrics by Junie McCree
Sung with substitute lyrics by the saloon singer
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A Tex Avery classic, a very clever takeoff on the Robert Service poem.
14 July 2000 | by (Anchorage, Alaska) – See all my reviews

This cartoon is vintage Tex Avery, including his classic barroom scene with the wolf's eyeballs bulging across the room toward the voluptuous dance hall girl. The cartoon is a clever takeoff on Robert Service's poem, "The Shooting of Dan McGrew".


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