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Going! Going! Gosh! (1952)

In his attempt to catch the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote tries the old cartoon trick of putting up a painting of a continuing road where a bridge has in fact gone out. It doesn't work, nor ... See full summary »

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)

Star:

Paul Julian
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Paul Julian Paul Julian ... Road Runner (archive sound) (uncredited)
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Storyline

In his attempt to catch the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote tries the old cartoon trick of putting up a painting of a continuing road where a bridge has in fact gone out. It doesn't work, nor does dressing in drag or dropping an anvil from a balloon. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kein Mittagessen für Kojote See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

When viewed in slow motion, during the scene where the Road Runner whizzes through the cement and it splashes onto Wile E. Coyote, the cement begins to part and splash *a second before* the Road Runner slices through it. See more »

Crazy Credits

Road Runner (Accelarti Incredibius) See more »

Connections

Followed by Wild About Hurry (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Rienzi Overture
(uncredited)
Music by Richard Wagner
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User Reviews

 
Fun enough, if not entirely exceptional
22 June 2010 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

This is not the best Roadrunner vs. Coyote cartoon, but it is not the worst as there is fun to be had. The ending is not the best there is I admit, but there is enough to enjoy. Also while there are one or two predictable gags, there are some that do completely take you by surprise. The animation quality is colourful and crisp, the music doesn't fall into the danger of being repetitive and annoying, the pacing is fine and Coyote is once again devious and cunning.

Overall, it isn't a masterpiece of a cartoon, but it works well enough and has enough interest to maintain possible re watches.

8/10 Bethany Cox


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