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Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur (1939)

Millions and billions and trillions of years ago, Caspar Caveman and his pet dinosaur Fido come up against Daffy when they're out duck hunting.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles Jones)

Writer:

Dave Monahan (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Daffy Duck (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Lescoulie ... Casper Caveman (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Millions and billions and trillions of years ago, Caspar Caveman and his pet dinosaur Fido come up against Daffy when they're out duck hunting.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daffy Duck und der Dinosaurier See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Leon Schlesinger Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Casper Caveman: Yum, yummy! My favorite vegetable: duck.
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Connections

Featured in Hide and Seek (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

The Umbrella Man
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Music by Vincent Rose and Larry Stock
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Offers Little But A Nice Restoration Job
5 May 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

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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