7.2/10
669
5 user

Señor Droopy (1949)

A bullfight contest between Droopy and The Wolf, staged in the Chili Bowl.

Director:

Tex Avery

Writer:

Rich Hogan (story)
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Lina Romay ... Lina Romay
Bill Thompson ... Droopy (voice)
Learn more

More Like This 

Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A millionaire with two dogs (Spike and Droopy) leaves his fortune to Droopy with the stipulation that should he be killed the entire fortune will revert to Spike. Guess what Spike is up to?

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Tex Avery, William Hanna, Pat McGeehan
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A cute and very tormented kitten is bullied by an incomparably evil bulldog, who lives to know better after a black cat crosses his path.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Tex Avery, Dick Nelson
Out-Foxed (1949)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Droopy is an unlikely fox-hound, but the highly civilised (and resourceful) English upper-class fox makes even more unlikely prey...

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, Daws Butler, William Hanna
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A cat steals the headpiece of a dog to deceive the bulldog Spike and get a chance to eat the canary Spike is guarding.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, Colleen Collins
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A mangy cat on the verge of starvation finds a tiny canary and a bottle of 'Jumbo-Gro' fertilizer, which gives him an idea that leads to giant cats, dogs, mice and canaries chasing each other round Lilliputian towns and cities...

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Frank Graham
Certificate: Passed Animation | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Bored with chasing Red Riding Hood, the Wolf decides to go after Cinderella, but her fairy godmother takes a shine to him instead - and has an arsenal of magical powers to help achieve her ends.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Sara Berner, Frank Graham, Imogene Lynn
Lucky Ducky (1948)
Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

It's hunting season, and all the ducks are wisely staying undercover - apart from this freshly-hatched little duckling, who turns out to be more than a match for two inept would-be hunters....

Director: Tex Avery
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

This starts off as an adaptation of Robert Service's poem 'The Shooting of Dan McGrew', complete with a literal depiction of a man with one foot in the grave, but when Dan McGoo turns out ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, Bea Benaderet, Paul Frees
Comedy | Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A narrator takes us on a tour of the dream house of the future, and its many innovative appliances.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Frank Graham, Joi Lansing, Don Messick
Dumb-Hounded (1943)
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The Wolf escapes from prison but is hounded by the police dog named Droopy. Wherever The Wolf goes, the little fellow is there, too.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, Frank Graham
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A wolf convict makes his escape, but is pursued by a diminutive Mountie who seems to be everywhere.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, Tex Avery, Frank Graham
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A screwy squirrel provokes a pedigreed birddog to chase him throughout the picture.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Wally Maher, Dick Nelson
Edit

Storyline

Droopy and the wolf compete in a bullfight; the winner can get anything they want from all of Mexico. Both are inspired by the photo of Lina Romay on the cover of a magazine. The bull at first finds Droopy laughable. Of course, the bullfight is anything but boring and traditional. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The working title for this cartoon was "The Bull Fight". See more »

Goofs

When Droopy is crying near the end, and looks at the magazine, the bull draws a mustache and beard on Lina Romay's picture, but after winning the bullfight and shows the picture to the announcer, the mustache and beard are gone. See more »

Quotes

Droopy: Oh, you mean old bull.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in One Droopy Knight (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Quiéreme mucho
Music by Gonzalo Roig
See more »

User Reviews

 
This Wolf Has A Lot Of Bull!
14 June 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

Why is it most cartoons that feature Mexico always go right to the bullfights? I'm sure our friends south of the border do more than just go to the arena. Anywhere, he we are at the "Chili Bowl" for another bullfight. Apparently, they are pretty sure who is going to win as there is another sign advertising "Bullburgers Tonight."

We get the predictable battle between the wolf ("El Champion") and little Droopy ("El Challenger"). Both are not just in competition for a bullfighting title but also vying for the affections of Lina Romay, who was a real-life Hispanic actress in Hollywood in the '40s and '50s. In fact, "the winner gets anything he wants in all Mexico" and you know what these guys want!

This is the funniest bullfight I've ever seen. The cocky wolf is especially hilarious and talented! He deserved to win, but you just knew "Droopy, from Guadalupe" was somehow going to prevail.

This is more great stuff from The "Tex Avery's Droopy - The Complete Theatrical Collection" DVD.


13 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Сеньйор Друпі See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Your Next Binge Watch Awaits

Looking for something to watch? Check out IMDb's "What to Watch" series to find out what's really worth watching.



Recently Viewed