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From A to Z-Z-Z-Z (1953)

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In his first of two Warner Bros. cartoons, schoolboy Ralph Phillips daydreams in class, the lessons inspiring his fantasy heroics, such as being a pony-express rider, a deep-sea diver, a boxing champion and even General Douglas MacArthur.

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In his first of two Warner Bros. cartoons, schoolboy Ralph Phillips daydreams in class, the lessons inspiring his fantasy heroics, such as being a pony-express rider, a deep-sea diver, a boxing champion and even General Douglas MacArthur.

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The addition equation on the chalkboard, that Ralph Phillips' imaginary character attacked, has 18 numbers to add, from top to bottom, they are 575 + 4 + 547 + 62 + 137 + 91 + 8 + 267 + 64 + 78 + 912 + 853 + 7 + 16 + 17 + 781 + 622 + 4. And their total is 5,045. See more »

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Class: Two and two is four. Four and four is eight. Eight and eight is sixteen. Sixteen and sixteen is thirty two. Thirty two and thirty two are sixty four.
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Followed by Drafty, Isn't It? (1957) See more »

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4 (****)out of 4(****)stars
24 November 2002 | by (Your Critic of Critics) – See all my reviews

This Oscar-nominated short directed by Chuck Jones is one I can relate with. In school while I'm usually the talkative/class clown type. There are times when I doze off and daydream about fantastic adventures and places and people. So in a way I can relate to this short and it's leading character. And this short is based on Chuck Jones' childhood daydreams. So I guess we have something in common.


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