Daffy Duck cons a dog named Leopold into offering him a stay in his house, but he has to hide Daffy from his master, a Peter-Lorre style mad scientist who needs a duck's wishbone.

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Daffy Duck cons a dog named Leopold into offering him a stay in his house, but he has to hide Daffy from his master, a Peter-Lorre style mad scientist who needs a duck's wishbone. Written by Ondre Lombard <olombard@artist-bros.org>

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Mad Scientist: Why did you hit me on the head, Leopold? Don't you know that might make me very angry, and I would do terrible, horrible things to you?
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Spoofs The Birth of a Nation (1915) See more »

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Concert in the Park
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"And another thing -- you're a slovenly housekeeper!"
8 August 2016 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Controversial Looney Tunes short about the post-Civil War South where a black duck...okay no, not really. This is a hilarious Robert McKimson-directed short that pits Daffy against a mad scientist inspired by Peter Lorre. Daffy doesn't want to fly south for the winter, so he convinces a gullible dog to let him into a warm house. The house and the dog belong to the aforementioned mad scientist, who just so happens to be needing a duck's wishbone for his next experiment. Great voice work from Mel Blanc and Stan Freberg. The animation is lovely with nice colors throughout and well-detailed characters and backgrounds. The Lorre parody and the laboratory are especially nice. It's one of my favorite Daffy cartoons from when he was still wacky and a bit crazy and not the greedy opportunist that he would evolve into in the 1950s. Love that ending!


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