After reading his favorite Dick Tracy comic, Daffy Duck has a surreal dream in which he is Duck Twacy, a private eye on the trail of an army of horrifyingly grotesque villains who stole every piggy bank in town, including his own.
Spoof of 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)' with an all-black cartoon cast. Many WWII references, including rationing (the evil Queen is a hoarder of sugar and rubber tires) and Jeep vehicles (the Sebben Dwarfs come to the rescue in three of them). Also spoofs the extreme close-up of Kane's lips uttering "Rosebud" in 'Citizen Kane (1941)'.Written by
Paul Penna <email@example.com>
The War references and racial humor tend to date this cartoon a bit, but it is some of the greatest animation you'll ever see, from any studio. Rod Scribner's best work, especially the scene of Prince Chawmin' trying to revive So White. It is also side-splittingly funny to boot. A cartoon that both ridicules and celebrates 1940's black culture.
7 of 10 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this