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One Droopy Knight (1957)

Approved  |   |  Family, Animation, Short  |  6 December 1957 (USA)
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Sir Droopalot and Sir Butchalot (Droopy and Butch) vie with each other to kill a dragon that is terrorizing their kingdom. Whoever vanquishes the dragon will marry the king's daughter.

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Sir Droopalot and Sir Butchalot (Droopy and Butch) vie with each other to kill a dragon that is terrorizing their kingdom. Whoever vanquishes the dragon will marry the king's daughter. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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Droopy: [narrating] Once upon a time, there lived a king and all of his people. No one, not even the king, dared to leave the castle, because of a terrible dragon that lived in a nearby cave. In desperation, the king issued a proclamation: "To whomever shall rid our land of this terrible dragon I offer the hand of my beautiful daughter, the princess." Of all the king's knights, only two were brave enough to face the dragon, Sir Butchalot and Sir Droopalot. And so the two brave knight set ...
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Good (but not great) Droopy cartoon that treads very familiar ground

This cartoon, while it has its moments and is very good, is really not that exceptional and really isn't much more than a redo of two earlier Droopy cartoons directed by Tex Avery (Senor Droopy and Homesteader Droopy) and while Michael Lah does a good job, why it was nominated for an Oscar is a trifle puzzling. There were certainly better cartoons in 1957 that weren't (Touche and Go, Mucho Mouse and even Blackboard Jumble, another Droopy), so its nomination "is a puzzlement", so to speak. Recommended.


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