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Golden Yeggs (1950)

On Porky Pig's farm, a goose lays a golden egg and says that Daffy Duck laid it. Daffy is quite willing to take the credit and resultant fame, that is until Rocky the gangster kidnaps Daffy... See full summary »

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On Porky Pig's farm, a goose lays a golden egg and says that Daffy Duck laid it. Daffy is quite willing to take the credit and resultant fame, that is until Rocky the gangster kidnaps Daffy and orders him at gunpoint to lay more! Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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First appearance of Rocky. See more »

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Daffy Duck: [after being blown out of the pool] It was ghastly. The deck just seemed to lift up under my feet. Then I was in the water. Black, oily water! I struggled!
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Featured in Nostalgia Critic: All the Looney Tunes Movies (2016) See more »

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The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)
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Music by Harry Warren
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the rise of big business
4 January 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

"Golden Yeggs" may just seem like a silly cartoon about some gangsters ordering Daffy Duck to lay a golden egg, but I actually interpret it as an allusion to how big business takes over and as a result, small businesses and the community at large end up at their mercy, much like how Rocky and his thugs brutally force Porky to give up Daffy and then force Daffy to lay an egg or else.

Maybe I'm the only person who interprets it like that. For the most part, it's a nice, zany cartoon spiked with all class of gags. Speaking of these cartoons, I seem to recall that Bugs Bunny once made mincemeat of a different, Edward G. Robinson-resembling gangster named Rocky. Is the one here supposed to be related?


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