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A Bone for a Bone (1951)

Two polite twin gophers are in their underground home, playing gin, when a dog buries his bone right on top of them. They try to negotiate with the dog so that he will bury the bone ... See full summary »

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Ben Hardaway (story) (as J.B. Hardaway)
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Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Mac / Dog (voice)
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Storyline

Two polite twin gophers are in their underground home, playing gin, when a dog buries his bone right on top of them. They try to negotiate with the dog so that he will bury the bone somewhere else. But the dog refuses to be cooperative and chases the gophers straight into a gas main, which the gophers seal from the outside. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1951 (USA) 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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Connections

Follows Two Gophers from Texas (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

That Was a Big Fat Lie
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Music by Jule Styne
Played during the opening credits
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Very funny entry in a very good series of cartoons from Warner Brothers
8 December 2000 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

This cartoon was part of the "Goofy Gophers" series of cartoons and is one of the better ones. It features two of the most laughably, almost painfully polite, characters ever seen. Although Disney's "Chip 'n' Dale" preceded them and are probably better-known, I personally like The Goofy Gophers much better because I find their manner far more appealing. Such impeccable Manners and refined behavior in the types of situations in which these two find themselves. Although sight-gags are plentiful, the dialogue is hilarious. Well worth your time. Recommended


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