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The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (1946)

Approved  |   |  Family, Animation, Short  |  20 July 1946 (USA)
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Daffy Duck has a dream in which he is Duck Twacy, a detective forced to fight an army of grotesque villians.

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Daffy Duck / Duck Twacy / Wolf Man / Rubber Head / Neon Noodle / Pig / 88 Teeth (voice)
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While reading his favorite comic book, Daffy accidentally knocks himself unconscious and dreams he's Duck Twacy, famous detective, trying to solve the case of the missing piggy banks. Taking a streetcar (conducted by Porky Pig, in a non-speaking cameo role) to the gangsters' hideout, he meets up with such grotesque criminals as Pickle Puss, Eighty-Eight Teeth and Neon Noodle. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Der große Sparschwein-Raub  »

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In the dream sequence, when we see Daffy's silhouette in the door of his office ("Duck Twacy"), the silhouette of Daffy briefly changes twice into Dick Tracy's silhouette. See more »

Quotes

Daffy Duck: Hey, Taxi! Taxi!
[a taxi stops]
Daffy Duck: Follow that car!
[the taxi goes off without him]
Daffy Duck: Keeps them on their toes.
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Poet and Peasant Overture
Music by Franz von Suppé
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A true classic,
25 June 2010 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

The Great Piggy Bank Robbery has got to be one of my favourite Daffy Duck cartoons,probably one of my favourite Looney Tune cartoons all together.

Its about Daffy Duck becoming obsessed with the fictional detective Dick Tracey and is waiting impatiently for a new Dick Tracey comic,once he receives it from the mail when he finishes he falls into a deep sleep that he is a detective called Duck Twacey and has to solve a case for a piggy bank robberry,leading to the victims secret hideout.

*****/*****

5/5 stars


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