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Very entertaining....and lots of people getting bonked on the head!
This cartoon begins with a discussion of self defense through the ages. The first scene, which I particularly liked, show two cavemen (both who look like Goofy) bashing each other over the head with clubs. I know it ain't intellectual, but it made me laugh. What also made me laugh is that as time progressed, things didn't change all that much! I guess I just like seeing people bashing each other over the head.
Then, after the first third of the film is complete, it switches to the format of the usual "how to" cartoon featuring Goofy. This consists of Goofy working out and practicing his boxing--with predictable results. Ultimately, it culminates with Goofy going into the ring and fighting with a real opponent--again with predictable results.
Overall, the usual funny and well animated film you'd expect from Disney during this amazingly creative era.
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