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Wild and Woolfy (1945)

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The Wolf rides into town, terrorises it, kidnaps the girl, and is chased by the outraged townspeople, accompanied by Droopy, who despite introducing himself as "the hero" at the end, in ... See full summary »

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Pinto Colvig ...
Slim, Horse (voice) (uncredited)
Paul Frees ...
Joe Wolf / Bar Patrons (voice) (uncredited)
Bill Thompson ...
Droopy (voice) (uncredited)
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The Wolf rides into town, terrorises it, kidnaps the girl, and is chased by the outraged townspeople, accompanied by Droopy, who despite introducing himself as "the hero" at the end, in fact barely features in this one - but connoisseurs of Tex Avery wolves will have a field day. Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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3 November 1945 (USA)  »

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Robinson's Screwball  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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After the outlaw Joe Wolf, kidnaps the cute "babe" and leaves the bar, as the posse start their pursuit of Joe and rescue the cute victim, the announcer mentions Gallant Fox, as one of the horses, in a race. Gallant Fox won the 1930 Preakness, Friday, May 9th, 1930, 1930 Kentucky Derby, Saturday, May 17th, 1930 & 1930 Belmont Stakes, Saturday, June 7th, 1930. The second Triple Crown (of 11 winning horses). Sir Barton won 1919's Triple-Crown, but was not mentioned. See more »

Quotes

Joe Wolf: Hey, now, wait a minute, shorty! You've been dogging me all through this picture. Just who the heck are you, anyway?
Droopy: Why, haven't you heard? I'm the hero.
[knocks out Wolf with a mallet]
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Connections

Referenced in Tall in the Trap (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Where, Oh, Where, Has My Little Dog Gone?
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Music from the German folk song "Der Deitcher's Dog"
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Tex Avery and Droopy...a nice combination.
6 September 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Considering that this film was directed by Tex Avery and stars Droopy, you know that you're in for a good time! It begins with a nasty wolf riding his horse into a western town. Soon, he becomes enamored with a singing beauty (who looks much like a western version of Swingshift Cinderalla from an earlier Avery cartoon) and kidnaps her. What follows is an insane Avery sort of chase--complete with elevators and other wackiness. Ultimately, our hero is able to save the day and get the girl.

As you'd expect from the Tex Avery cartoons that he made for MGM, this one has terrific animation, lots of wonderful gags and a weirdness that makes you shake your head and wonder what was wrong with that guy! Funny and well worth your time.


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