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Guided Muscle (1955)

While cooking a tin can, the Coyote spots a better meal rushing by- the Road Runner. But making himself into a giant arrow doesn't catch the bird, and the book, "How to Tar and Feather a Road Runner", isn't much help either.

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

While cooking a tin can, the Coyote spots a better meal rushing by- the Road Runner. But making himself into a giant arrow doesn't catch the bird, and the book, "How to Tar and Feather a Road Runner", isn't much help either.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Inatrapable See more »

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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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Road Runner (Velocitus Delectibus) See more »

Alternate Versions

When it aired on Nickelodeon, the "Looney Tunes on Nickelodeon" card replaces the "That's All Folks!" card Wile E. Coyote is dragging across. See more »

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Followed by Tired and Feathered (1965) See more »

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Even with some used gags, it is very enjoyable
23 June 2010 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I agree the story is pretty standard, and there are some repeated gags, not that that is a bad thing. But there are some new ideas too, and they are clever and well used. The animation is good with some nice backgrounds especially, the music while not taking a significantly-major role has enough energy to bring some dynamic expression into the cartoon and the sight gags are very amusing. The cartoon also moves along briskly and both Roadrunner and Coyote are entertaining, especially Coyote who I have always considered a better character due to his devious and cunning personality.

Overall, enjoyable enough Roadrunner vs. Coyote cartoon, even with some repeated gags and a standard story, Coyote himself and some clever sight gags more than make up for any misgivings. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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