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Lovelorn Leghorn (1951)

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The other hens make fun of Miss Prissy, who still has not found a husband. Prissy sets out, rolling pin in hand, to find one, and she comes upon confirmed bachelor Foghorn Leghorn in the ... See full summary »

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The other hens make fun of Miss Prissy, who still has not found a husband. Prissy sets out, rolling pin in hand, to find one, and she comes upon confirmed bachelor Foghorn Leghorn in the midst of his feud with the barnyard dog. The dog helps Prissy take Foghorn as her mate by knocking him out and stuffing him in a picnic basket! Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Foghorn Leghorn: Let me guess, dearie. You're looking for a husband.
Miss Prissy: Yes!
Foghorn Leghorn: Well, you're going about it the wrong way, sister. You don't bat 'em on the bean with a rolling pin. That comes later.
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From "Lohengrin" (uncredited)
Music by Richard Wagner
Played when Prissy is primping in the mirror
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Young hawk replaced by old hen
18 February 2004 | by (Rijswijk, ZH, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

`Lovelorn Leghorn' is rather a misleading title, as our Foghorn obviously prefers sunbathing over matters of the heart. He won't be receiving much love either, as he is in for a beating. Not only does the Barnyard Dog beat him to the chase to pull the first prank, but before Foghorn can take revenge, he gets another wallop from Prissy and her roller pin.

It's no wonder that old square britches Prissy has problems, with all those other hens pointing out her shortcomings all the time. As always Foggy is too much of a lumphead to listen to her and points her in the same direction he always did Henery Hawk. He tells her the Barnyard dog is actually a bachelor rooster in disguise. In return the dog shows Prissy how to build one of his ingenious traps. Even with a big ‘Rooster Trap' sign on it, that feathery nutcake of a rooster still helps her to complete it.

Not one of the most memorable Foghorn features. Robert McKimson takes his time in setting up and executing each gag, and therefore the laugh ratio seems to be much lower than usual. Prissy stands in for Henery Hawk quite well, and we do find out there's a whole football field on the farm, but that does not add much.

5 out of 10


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