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Draftee Daffy (1945)

Daffy Duck is desperate to elude the draft board respresentative bearing his conscription order.

Director:

Robert Clampett

Writer:

Lou Lilly (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Daffy Duck / The Little Man from the Draft Board (voice) (uncredited)
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Daffy's flag-waving patriotic fervor is stopped cold when he gets an unexpected visit from the little man from the Draft Board. The duck's frenzied attempts to escape from or eliminate his egg-headed nemesis culminate in a rocket ride which, instead of taking him to the heavens, sends him to the other place. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Trivia

The "Little Man From the Draft Board" was based upon the famous radio character of Mr. Peavey, a supporting character on "The Great Gildersleeve" played by 'Richard LeGrand (I)'. His famous catchphrase was, "I wouldn't say that." See more »

Goofs

When he realizes the "little man from the draft board" is inside the closet with him, Daffy does a double double-take. See more »

Quotes

The Little Man from the Draft Board: What's all the hub-bub, bub?
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

The Penguin
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Music by Raymond Scott
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Daffy the chicken hawk
16 April 2007 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

Anyone who's seen enough Daffy Duck cartoons should know that he's...well, daft. In "Draftee Daffy", he maintains that personality, only it's now like he's on steroids. In this case, he's a super-patriot until the government tries to draft him into the army. Maybe it's just me, but this reminds me of the average chicken hawk (a politician who never fought in a war - and most likely never even got drafted - but sends people to fight in wars; sound familiar?).

But that's just a side note. This is a really hilarious cartoon, and the beginning of Daffy developing his greedy side. Included in "Bugs and Daffy: The Wartime Cartoons".


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Drückeberger Daffy See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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