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The Wild Chase (1965)

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Speedy Gonzales and the Road Runner are racing each other, with Sylvester Cat and Wile E. Coyote in hot pursuit.

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Speedy Gonzales / Sylvester / Race Announcer / Starter (voice)
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Ever wonder who was the fastest Road Runner or Speedy Gonzales? This cartoon aimed to answer that all-important question between two of Warner Brothers' speediest characters. Of course, the race (set in an American desert) wouldn't be interesting without Wile E. Coyote or Sylvester trying to nab the bird and mouse. Both the hard-luck coyote and the puddy tat use a variety of tactics to grap their respective dinners, all which (of course) fail. In the end, Wile E. and Sylvester use a supersonic jet to pass their prey at the finish line (and "win" the race), but their vehicle quickly careens over the cliff. The poor puddy tat fall down over the cliff, just like Wile E. has so many times. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Should be hilarious - but is a poor rerun of jokes from better shorts
27 February 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Road Runner and Speedy Gonzales are the two competitors in a road race to decide, finally, who is the fastest. However their race risks being disrupted by two unwelcome spectators who are out to get some food - Sylvester and Wily E Coyote. The two do all they can to catch their prey.

When I found out that this film brought together the two fastest characters and the two unluckiest characters, I hoped that it would be as good as one would have hoped that it would be. Sadly, the film marks itself out to be a poor, late cartoon by virtue of it's cheap animation. This puts it firmly in the territory of the nasty, cheap little shorts made in the 60's that really showed a lack of care in production.

This cheapness extends through the whole short in all aspects. The plot has promise but really it is the usual jokes as you have seen before. This is not in a good way either - they are carbon copies of gags I have seen in other films; no new ideas or fresh feel, it is all very stale and, as a result, the mixing of the characters smacks of desperation rather than imagination. Roadrunner is OK when he is with Coyote, but Speedy is poor no matter what he does. The combination of Coyote and Sylvester had potential but it adds nothing to the mix without the material - both are poorly drawn both in terms of animation and character.

Overall this was a big letdown considering the potential. The animation is rubbish, the action is stale, the characters are just graphics without personalities and the whole film is just a cheap attempt to make money without making effort.


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