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Porky Pig is a tired traveller driving into a town and looking for a hotel. He is delighted to find one with a 10 cent per-night fee. But its manager is Daffy Duck, who infests Porky's room... See full summary »

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Porky Pig is a tired traveller driving into a town and looking for a hotel. He is delighted to find one with a 10 cent per-night fee. But its manager is Daffy Duck, who infests Porky's room with a succession of rest-disturbing animals and asks an increasingly hefty sum for each time he has to remove an animal from the room. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Porky paid $5.00 for the cat to get rid of the mouse, $10 for the dog to get rid of the cat, $26 for the lion to get rid of the dog, $72 for the elephant to get rid of the lion and $666 for the mouse to get rid of the elephant making a total of $779.00 See more »

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Ain't We Got Fun
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Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Ray Egan and Gus Kahn
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"A little traveling music, please."
1 February 2016 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Enjoyable Daffy & Porky short, directed by Robert McKimson. It takes place in a hotel with Daffy as the hotel owner/manager and Porky as a guest. Daffy charges only a dime to stay at his hotel. That bargain is, of course, too good to be true as crooked Daffy gets his money by sending various pests to harass his guests and then charge a fee to get rid of them. I've seen at least 2 other Daffy & Porky cartoons that took place in hotels where Porky wanted to sleep and Daffy was annoying him. Looney Tunes often reused and reworked ideas so that's really nothing surprising. This one's pretty funny, even if it's basically just one repeating gag. The animation is crisp and colorful. Nice music from Milt Franklyn. Typically excellent voice work from Mel Blanc. If you're a fan of Daffy and Porky, you'll no doubt like this one. It's not a classic but it is fun.


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