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Wise Quackers (1949)

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Daffy, the "little black duck", falls from the sky onto Elmer Fudd's farm, and rather than be shot, he begs Elmer to accept him as a personal slave. After torturing Elmer with his type of ... See full summary »

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Daffy, the "little black duck", falls from the sky onto Elmer Fudd's farm, and rather than be shot, he begs Elmer to accept him as a personal slave. After torturing Elmer with his type of kindness, slave Daffy puts a whip in Elmer's hands, then instantly dresses like Abraham Lincoln to scold Elmer for "whipping slaves". Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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This short is very rarely available due to the numerous references to African-American slavery. See more »

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Edited into Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (1982) See more »

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Singin' in the Bathtub
Music by Michael Cleary
Lyrics by Herb Magidson and Ned Washington
Sung by Elmer Fudd
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Daffy is falling...onto a plantation?
14 July 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Wise Quackers starring Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd is an amusing cartoon, with a simple premise that does work very well. The animation is good enough, not outstanding, but it looks nice, and the music has energy. The dialogue is fresh and funny, the pace is fast and the sight gags are lively. Daffy is great here, perhaps a little too greedy, but he is funny and handles the material very well, while dim-witted yet lovable Elmer is a great foil and the voice work especially from Mel Blanc is top notch. The ending is amusing and while there is the theme of slavery there is nothing offensive about it. Overall, amusing and definitely worth seeing for fans of Daffy especially. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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