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The Shooting of Dan McGoo (1945)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Lou (voice) (uncredited)
Frank Graham ...
Wolf / Bartender (voice) (uncredited)
Bill Thompson ...
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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(Western Electric Sound System)

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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

Wolf: Give me a straight whisky.
[the Wolf takes is drink and goes into wild convulsions, hopping all over the place]
Wolf: This stuff's been cut!
Droopy: Well, what do you want for ten cents, gasoline?
Wolf: 'Tain't funny, McGoo... What corny dialogue.
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Spoofed in The Mask (1994) See more »

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One good short deserves an even better remake.
16 November 2002 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

Dangerous Dan McFoo, a short that Tex Avery directed at Warner Brothers, is re-made here some six years later, when Tex was at MGM. This cartoon is a bit crisper, with better timing, although both are quite good and both unmistakably Tex Avery cartoons. The Robert W. Service poem that serves as the starting point for both is used to much better effect here and Avery had six more years worth of practice honing his timing on his much-loved sight gags. The pacing is better here and it's just a better cartoon. Tex Avery was one of the giants of his field, working at a time when the animated short was significant, at least moreso than it is today. Many of his conventions are still used today. Too bad he didn't really seem to understand his impact while he was alive. From all reports, he felt that he'd been largely forgotten and had done little that would last. The work remains, but like most truly funny men, his personal life was a less than happy one. Excellent cartoon. Well worth seeking out. Most highly recommended.


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