7.0/10
905
17 user 1 critic

Yankee Doodle Daffy (1943)

Daffy is an agent representing Sleepy Lagoon trying to sell him to talent scout Porky. Daffy spends a great deal of time and energy explaining and demonstrating what the kid can do, while the kid sits on a couch licking a giant sucker.

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Ducksters (1950)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Porky is a contestant of a sadistic big money radio quiz show hosted by Daffy Duck.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Mystery | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Daffy Duck is a detective who is hunting for the Shropshire Slasher.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The Coyote is chasing the Roadrunner using a rather ingenious invention combining a fridge, a meat grinder, ice cubes, and skis.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Paul Julian
Scaredy Cat (1948)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Porky and Sylvester spend the night in an old dark house where Porky is convinced that Sylvester is a coward.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Elmer Fudd expects to find "west and wewaxation" during his visit to Jellostone National Park, but he sets up camp in Bugs' backyard, and the rabbit (and a neighboring bear) definitely don't have leisure in mind.

Director: Robert Clampett
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Daffy Duck pitches to J.L. Warner a starring role with himself in a ridiculously over the top swashbuckler film.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet
Golden Yeggs (1950)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A goose claims that Daffy laid a golden egg. Daffy is willing to take the credit until Rocky the gangster orders him to lay more.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Western | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Daffy Duck plays a western hero, but things don't go as he hoped in a one horse town.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, John T. Smith
Rabbit's Kin (1952)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Bugs rescues a young rabbit from Pete Puma and gives lessons on how to heckle.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Bugs Bunny exploits the situation when an uncle leaves Elmer Fudd three million dollars on the condition that he harm no animals, especially rabbits.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Pepe Le Peu chases a female cat in a perfume shop until she turns the tables on him.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Sing Song guard (Yosemite) Sam Shultz mistakes Bugs for a prisoner when he tunnels up inside the jail.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Daffy Duck / Porky Pig / Sleepy Lagoon - Coughing (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ... Sleepy Lagoon (singing voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

Daffy is an agent representing Sleepy Lagoon trying to sell him to talent scout Porky. Daffy spends a great deal of time and energy explaining and demonstrating what the kid can do, while the kid sits on a couch licking a giant sucker.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

agent | juggler | singer | juggling | pilot | See All (37) »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daffy impresario See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Included as a bonus on the 2003 Warner 2 disc DVD set of Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942). See more »

Quotes

Daffy Duck: [singing as he chases Porky] Over hill and over dale we're always on the dusty trail, hunting fox and hunting quail heigh ho I'm a hunting fool, giddy up giddy up giddy up my horse and now your up the final creak, giddy up giddy up giddy up just like the wind I ride my forward steed, sure of foot sure of eye peeling onions makes me cry, this makes no sense so do I,
[shouting]
Daffy Duck: So don't you go and beat me daddy to the nearest bar, yeah!
See more »

Connections

Featured in Animated Century (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Just Wild About Harry
(uncredited)
Music by Eubie Blake
Lyrics by Noble Sissle
Sung by Daffy Duck (Mel Blanc)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Very Disappointing
22 February 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

With the title, I thought I'd see a parody of the great Jimmy Cagney film, "Yankee Doodle Dandy," but that wasn't the case.

The story was just Daffy trying to impress a movie studio mogul (Porky Pig) to get a starring role in a film. He holds Porky captive in the office for awhile and then follows him in a plane and even falling from the airplane, disguised as a parachute.

All the while, Daffy performs his songs and impersonations. The only one I thought was funny was of Carmen Miranda, the lady who made fruit-laden hats famous. Overall, however, this just wasn't funny, which is very unusual for a Daffy Duck cartoon. Hey, ya can't win 'em all!


6 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 17 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed