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Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z (1956)

Wile E. Coyote unsuccessfully chases the Road Runner using such contrivances as a rifle, a steel plate, a dynamite stick on an extending metal pulley, a painting of a collapsed bridge (... 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

Wile E. Coyote unsuccessfully chases the Road Runner using such contrivances as a rifle, a steel plate, a dynamite stick on an extending metal pulley, a painting of a collapsed bridge (which the Coyote falls into while Road Runner passes right through), and a jet motor. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gee Whiz-z-z 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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Trivia

The scene with the canvas of a broken bridge reverses the series' usual gag - this time, the Road Runner cannot "jump into the painting", but Wile E. Coyote can. See more »

Crazy Credits

The billboard with the main title has a tag at the top "Selzer Sign Services", which is an implied producer credit for Edward Selzer. See more »

Connections

Followed by Soup or Sonic (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Powerhouse
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Music by Raymond Scott
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A classic.
4 November 2012 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

I don't have any idea why, but this cartoon can be found on archive.org for free download and is listed as a 'banned cartoon'. However, after viewing it, I saw absolutely nothing potentially offensive about it and think this is a mistake. It's yet another brilliant Roadrunner cartoon from Chuck Jones--and the quality is as good you can get. While it would be pointless to comment on the plot at any length (you just need to see it), the Coyote once again tries many different Acme products in order to catch that darned bird--and, as usual, to no effect other than beating the tar out of poor Wiley Coyote! You'll see him don a bat-man outfit, ride a jet engine as well as paint a scene with the bridge being out (with predictable but very enjoyable results). The bottom line is that this film shows the characters once they've hit their stride--clever and funny all the way. I especially enjoyed the cute ending. Well worth seeing and you have to be dead no to enjoy this one.


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