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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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Storyline

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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20 July 1946 (USA)  »

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Der große Sparschwein-Raub  »

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Warren Beatty wanted this animated short to be shown before his movie Dick Tracy (1990). But Disney (who was making and distributing the film) refused. See more »

Quotes

Daffy Duck: Say, it looks like a piggy bank crime wave. Why don't people keep their piggy banks on a safe place, like I do?
[opens his safe; it's empty]
Daffy Duck: It's gone! My piggy bank's been stolen! Oh, agony! A-go-ny!
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Mysterious Mose
Music by Walter Doyle
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Possibly the best Daffy Duck short ever
31 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Daffy Duck cant wait to get the new Dick Tracey comic book in the mail. He's practically bursting at the seems with the prospect. When it comes he's so excited that he accidentally punches himself in the face and dreams he's Duck Twacy facing off against many a evil character. This cartoon is nut, but it a very good way. Clampett is always amazing and this short is no exception. It's everything a looney Tunes short should by: Hilarious, fast, and abstract to a degree. This animated short can be seen on Disc 3 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 2 and also features an optional commentary by Contemporary Animator John Kricfalusi

My Grade: A+


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