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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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 release date, Saturday, April 14th, 1945, was 80 years after President, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Ford's Theatre, Friday, April 14th, 1865. See more »

Quotes

Droopy: Hello, all you happy taxpayers.
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References Red Hot Riding Hood (1943) See more »

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Frankie and Johnny
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Music by Bert Leighton
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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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