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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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One of the stores in the background is named "General Merchandise," and underneath reads Claude Smith, Proprietor. Claude Smith was the cartoon's layout artist. 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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Gavotte
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Music by François-Joseph Gossec
Played when the horse dips his toes in the water
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You Been A-Doggin' Me All Thru This Picture
10 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is perhaps the cartoon that best summarizes Tex Avery's style of direction, exemplifying superbly-timed gags, the chase, the use of puns for maximum effect, and the unexpected appearences of a protagonist thought lost earlier in the short.

More than a few viewers probably first saw this cartoon when it was mistakenly inserted into a Warner Brothers cartoon reel used in television syndication in the 1960s and '70s; how an MGM cartoon got mixed into a Warner Brothers reel is intriguing, even though Avery did spend much time at Warners.

The Wolf rides into town and encounters Droopy at several points, having the waiter dispose of the annoying dog over and over. When the Wolf sees the Girl dancing on stage, he kidnaps her and an angry posse takes off in pursuit. The Wolf loses the posse, but when he tries to collect his kiss of the Girl, guess who? "You've been a-doggin' me all through this picture," the Wolf says, demanding to know who Droopy is; when he gets his answer the Girl gets her freedom from the Wolf - or does she?


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