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The Dixie Fryer (1960)

Foghorn Leghorn travels to the deep south to enjoy the sun, but must contend with two yokelish chicken hawks, Pappy and Elvis, who want to roast him for dinner.

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Foghorn Leghorn travels to the deep south to enjoy the sun, but must contend with two yokelish chicken hawks, Pappy and Elvis, who want to roast him for dinner. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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[Foghorn has gotten his beak shot off by a chicken hawk]
Foghorn Leghorn: That's the first time someone else shot my mouth off.
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Are You from Dixie? ('Cause I'm from Dixie, Too!)
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Music by George L. Cobb
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"I'm a rooster not a roaster!"
29 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

Foghorn Leghorn heads south for the winter, where he runs into two hillbilly chicken hawks named Pappy and Elvis. An enjoyable but lesser Foghorn short from Robert McKimson. Great voice work from Mel Blanc and Daws Butler. Decent animation but I'm not a big fan of the muted colors. Whimsical music from Milt Franklyn. A few laughs to be had here and there (mostly from the hillbillies) but not a hilarious cartoon. I don't see why anyone would be upset at the hillbilly stereotypes unless they were trying to prove some kind of point about being upset over other stereotypes. I seriously doubt hillbillies (then or now) give a flip about how a cartoon with talking birds depicts them. I guess we all need something to be offended about.


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