The first Texas bad man come running into town a million years B.C.

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The story of life in Texas one million years ago, when cave-cowboys rode through the land. When the first bad man rides into town and robs the cave-bank, the good citizens saddle up their dinosaurs to bring the varmint to justice. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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30 September 1955 (USA)  »

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Bronco Billy  »

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Narrator: This here sure is Dallas, Texas, the way it stands today. But hidden amid the modern buildings there still stands today a small reminder of the way it used to be, the very first jail house. It was built to house the very first bad man in the history of Texas. Now remember this was a long time ago, back when Texas was young, mighty young.
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I absolutely love this cartoon!
5 January 2001 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

I make no claim that this is a great cartoon or that there is anything special or noteworthy about it in any technical sense. I LOVE IT!!!! It's the first Tex Avery I can remember and therefore remains much beloved. SO SUE ME!!! Recommended.


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