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Goofy is about to set up a hammock in the backyard of his penthouse apartment but is minus one tree. He immediately decides to get another one but he shows poor judgement in regards that the one he picks is unkowingly the home of a mountain lion. The lion returns to Goofy's penthouse to reclaim his tree, notices the hammock, and decides this is a much better source of relaxation than laying on a tree branch. Thus, he tries to remove Goofy from the hammock so he can relax himself and eventually a battle ensues. Written by Matt Yorston <george.y@ns.sympatico.ca>

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5 January 1951 (USA)  »

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Dingo et le lion  »

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Goofs

When Goofy hangs up his hammock, he hangs it on a hook in the tree. When the Lion takes it down, it's tied by a string and the hook is missing. After the hammock is hung back up, it's back on a hook. See more »

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Edited into An All New Adventure of Disney's Sport Goofy (1987) See more »

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Goofy as shock precursor to VERTIGO.
8 December 1999 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

This short has everything you would expect from a Golden Age-period Disney cartoon - beautiful colours, evocative draughtsmanship, awesome fluidity of action, incredibly inventive variations on a minimalist plot, good comic violence. There are also some complex themes, such as the violence necessary just to survive in suburbia, a very Bunuellian notion. The film's great merit, though, is in prefiguring by seven years Hitchcock's 'invention' of Scottie's dolly/reverse shot from the world's greatest film, VERTIGO (you know the one, where he's looking down, and goes all wobbly). You never read THAT in the history books.


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