Another entry in the "books come alive" subgenre, with possibly more books coming alive than any other. We begin with some musical numbers, notably the various pages of Green Pastures all ... See full summary »
The Four Blackbirds,
Daffy challenges duckhunter Elmer to a boxing match, rigged in his favor with the collusion of the duck referee. In the stands, Elmer's dog Larrimore suspects that something funny is going ... See full summary »
A very early appearance of a barely recognisable Daffy Duck, seen here tormenting Egghead, a prototype Elmer Fudd who is just as unsuccessful with ducks as he was later to be with a certain... See full summary »
Many of the signs leading the caveman to the duck are parodies of 1930s-era ad slogans: "Cavemen Choose Duckies 2 to 1" is a parody of a Lucky Strike cigarette slogan, "People Choose Luckies 2 to 1." The Caveman is a parody of comedian Jack Benny. See more »
[in heaven, after the inflatable duck explodes and kills everyone]
You know, maybe that wasn't such a hot idea after all.
Good night, folks.
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This begins with "Casper Caveman" waking up and walking out his front door (which has a "welcome" mat beneath it! The guy looks like Elmer Fudd but talks like Jack Benny, so it must be parody of him. Anway, Casper is starved and crank so he and his pet dinosaur, "Fido," go looking for food. He spots Daffy swimming peacefully nearby, fires a rock from a slingshot at him.....and the mania is on.
Daffy outsmarts the rock (don't ask), Fido goes goofy after being struck by that rock and assorted other things happened and few of them were funny. I love Daffy Duck cartoons, but these early ones. They are just plain stupid and his little "oh, ooh" laugh is annoying. It sounds like Tigger in Winnie The Pooh. Just because it's Daffy or Looney Tunes, doesn't guarantee it's good to be good. It almost does...but certainly not in this lame effort.
About the only thing impressive about this cartoon is the color and the fine restoration job of it for the LT Golden Collection Vol. Three set.
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