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The Lone Stranger and Porky (1939)

The Lone Stranger is sleeping when his faithful, if overly caricatured, Indian scout sees stagecoach driver Porky being robbed by a bad guy. The scout summons the Lone Stranger, who rides ... See full summary »

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Silver (voice) (uncredited)
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Indian in mirror (voice) (uncredited)
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The Lone Stranger is sleeping when his faithful, if overly caricatured, Indian scout sees stagecoach driver Porky being robbed by a bad guy. The scout summons the Lone Stranger, who rides to the rescue. The bad guy goes after him (and, briefly, the narrator). But just in the nick of time, the Lone Stranger recovers and conquers the bad guy. Meanwhile, Silver and the villain's horse have been having their own close encounter, and Silver returns with several little colts. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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7 January 1939 (USA)  »

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The Lone Stranger  »

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This is a spoof of the LONE RANGER cartoon that had appeared a few years earlier. See more »

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Spoofs The Lone Ranger (1938) See more »

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Bridal Chorus
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from "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner
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More Lone Stranger than Porky
3 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

Love animation, it was a big part of my life as a child, particularly Disney, Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry, and still love it whether it's film, television or cartoons.

'The Lone Stranger and Porky' may not be as hilarious or as consistently inventive as other Bob Clampett cartoons. It's entertaining and well-made but it does feel like something is missing. For a Porky Pig cartoon, Porky isn't really in it enough and his personality has come through much stronger in other cartoons of his. The Indian Scout character is over-caricatured somewhat while the story is as basic and predictable as they come.

Momentum at times could have been a touch tighter and Clampett's unmistakable style has come through with more wit and imagination in other cartoons of his.

With that being said, Clampett doesn't take things overly seriously, and on the most part actually there is a lively pace and some smooth interesting visuals with a style that one can recognise immediately.

It falls to the Lone Stranger and villain mainly to carry 'The Lone Stranger and Porky' and carry it they do splendidly. The conflict has tension and fun, and while archetypes the two characters have interesting personalities and charisma.

Regarding the voice acting, Mel Blanc is great as ever but the lion's share goes to Billy Bletcher in multiple roles and he does a truly bravura job.

Animation is excellent, it's fluid in movement, crisp in shading and very meticulous in detail. Some of the visuals are wonderfully outrageous in pure Clampett style. While not completely hilarious and at times familiar, material is delivered with smooth timing, great atmosphere and a sense of fun.

Carl Stalling's music is typically superb. It is as always lushly orchestrated, full of lively energy and characterful in rhythm, not only adding to the action but also enhancing it.

In conclusion, worth a look. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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