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Porky's Duck Hunt (1937)

New duck hunter Porky is constantly taunted by a very early version of Daffy, and all the other ducks.

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Tex Avery (as Fred Avery)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Porky Pig / Daffy Duck (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ... Bass Fish / The Guy Upstairs (voice) (uncredited)
The Sportsmen Quartet The Sportsmen Quartet ... Themselves (voice) (uncredited)
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Porky tries out his new hunting gear and blasts a hole in his apartment roof (and neighbor's backside). At the swamp, neither he nor the other hunters can hit anything. Porky sets out decoys, then can't tell the real duck from them; he wades out there, but his shotgun gets waterlogged. He shoots a barrel of rum, and some fish get drunk, get in a rowboat, and sing "Moonlight Bay". Porky thinks he's shot Daffy and sends his dog out to retrieve him, but Daffy brings the dog back. After some more shenanigans, Porky breaks out his duck call, which gets him (and his dog, after he swallows it) shot at. They go home, dejected, where the ducks taunt him some more and his gun jams again. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Утиная охота Порки See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

First appearance of Daffy Duck. First time Mel Blanc voices Porky Pig. See more »

Goofs

When Porky comes home, there's a window looking outside just to the right of his front door but seconds later that door leads to a hallway with a staircase where the window was. See more »

Quotes

Daffy Duck: Ha ha! It's me, again!
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Crazy Credits

Daffy Duck hops around going "Woo-hoo!" all over the closing title card. See more »

Alternate Versions

This cartoon was colorized in 1968 by having every other frame traced over onto a cel. Each redrawn cel was painted in color and then photographed over a colored reproduction of each original background. Needless to say, the animation quality dropped considerably from the original version with this method. The cartoon was colorized again in 1990, this time with a computer adding color to a new print of the original black and white cartoon. This preserved the quality of the original animation. See more »


Soundtracks

Moonlight Bay
Music by Percy Wenrich
Lyrics by Edward Madden
Sung by Drunken Fish
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Curio is notable mostly for Daffy's first appearance
2 September 2000 | by James L.See all my reviews

Typical besides Daffy's first appearance, it has a couple of moderately funny parts as well as a couple of bizarre musical interludes. The situation is now classic (Porky or Elmer hunts Bugs or Daffy, with the hunted getting the better of the hunter( and in this case it's Porky and Daffy)).Daffy is incredibly " Daffy " here, different from the later image that we know. Interesting curio.


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