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Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century (1953)

Space hero Daffy battles Marvin the Martian for control of Planet X.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Daffy Duck AKA Duck Dodgers / Porky Pig / Marvin the Martian / Dr. I.Q. Hi (voice)
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Storyline

Space hero Duck Dodgers, along with Eager Young Space Cadet Porky, travel to Planet X in search of Illudium Phosdex, the shaving cream atom. Unfortunately, Commander X-2 arrives in his "Martian Maggot" spaceship with his own designs on the place. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In animation historian Jerry Beck's 1994 poll of animators, film historians and directors, this cartoon was rated the fourth greatest cartoon of all time. See more »

Goofs

On the sign outside Dr. I.Q. Hi's office, the word "stratosphere" is spelled "stratospere." See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dr. I.Q. High: I have sent for you, Dodgers, because we are facing a crisis. The world's supply of Alludium Phosdex, the shaving cream atom, is alarmingly low.
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Connections

Referenced in Bugs Bunny: Rabbit Rampage (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Powerhouse
(uncredited)
Written by Raymond Scott
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This was hilarious!
9 January 2000 | by Op_PrimeSee all my reviews

This was one of the best Looney Tune cartoons ever made. All the gags are so fresh and funny, it makes my sides ache with laughter. It's a classic Looney Tunes cartoon, with all that wonderful cartoon violence that no one can do without. Definite enjoyment.


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