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Wags to Riches (1949)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Family, Short  |  13 August 1949 (USA)
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A millionaire with two dogs (Spike and Droopy) leaves his fortune to Droopy with the stipulation that should he be killed the entire fortune who would to Spike. Guess what Spike is up to?

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A millionaire with two dogs (Spike and Droopy) leaves his fortune to Droopy with the stipulation that should he be killed the entire fortune who would to Spike. Guess what Spike is up to?

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The title refers to a person who rises from poverty to wealth or fame and is considered a literary theme as used by in the writings of Horatio Alger, Jr. See more »

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Referenced in Cock-a-Doodle Dog (1951) See more »

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I'm Sitting on Top of the World
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Music by Ray Henderson
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Hilarious
19 November 2002 | by (Your Critic of Critics) – See all my reviews

This is another classic cartoon in true Tex Avary style! The premise is simple, Droopy was left a fortune but if he should die all the money goes to Spike. Obviously Spike will do anything within his power to kill Droopy and make it look accidental. And what follows is another blend of classic Avary gags.

3(***)out of 4(****)stars


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