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Dog Gone South (1950)

Ever in search of a master, no matter how unwilling, Charlie winds up on a plantation down South and tries to force himself on the owner, a Confederate Colonel. Unfortunately, the Colonel already has a pet bulldog, "Belvedere."

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Charlie Dog / Colonel / Man kicking Charlie Dog off train / Belvedere (voice)
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Storyline

Ever in search of a master, no matter how unwilling, Charlie winds up on a plantation down South and tries to force himself on the owner, a Confederate Colonel. Unfortunately, the Colonel already has a pet bulldog, "Belvedere."

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Belveder i pas lutalica 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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Quotes

Colonel Shuffle: Ah, mag-nolias!
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Follows Little Orphan Airedale (1947) See more »

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Are You from Dixie?
(uncredited)
Music by George L. Cobb
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confederate canine
28 October 2008 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

By this point, Charlie Dog had thrice invaded Porky Pig's life, so I guess that Chuck Jones wanted to send the pushy mutt on a new kind of adventure. "Dog Gone South" puts Charlie in the deep South, where he tries to get a southern gentleman to adopt him (the southern gentleman looks like Colonel Shuffle from Jones's earlier "Mississippi Hare"). Charlie doesn't interpret the colonel's current dog as an impediment.

It impressed me to see what Charlie can do on this different kind of adventure, as opposed to being a nuisance to Porky. My favorite of Charlie's cartoons is his debut "Little Orphan Airedale" (the ending reminded me of the Alan Bates movie "King of Hearts"). But I liked his antics here. It looks as though the South may never get over the Civil War! Worth seeing.


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