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The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (1946)

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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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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, as Duck Twacy, is following clues when he bumps into Mr. Holmes of London]
Daffy Duck: Scram, Sherlock. I'm working this side of the street.
[shoves him aside and continues on]
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The Latin Quarter
Music by Harry Warren
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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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