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

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

Road Runner (Delcius Delicius) See more »

Connections

Followed by Chariots of Fur (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean
(uncredited)
aka "The Red, White and Blue"
Music by David T. Shaw and Thomas A. Beckett
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"Egad!"
1 July 2006 | by The_OrendaSee all my reviews

Seriously, if I had the ability, I would waste all my days watching Looney Tunes cartoons. Another perfect example as to why I would pursue such an extreme case of slothfulness is this cartoon here, which features more of Wile E. Coyote's attempts to catch his beloved Road Runner. Here we see yet more of Michael Maltese's ingenuity as our coyote continues his fixation on dynamite and many Acme products to get his bird.

Wile E. Coyote (Eatius Birdius), goes for Road Runner (Delicius Delicius) yet again.

Honestly, for the Jones/Maltese combo, this had become nearly standard fare. This is heightened with another foursome of excellent animators, who started together on the Pepe short, Wild Over You, a mere few years earlier. Does anyone know what Wile E. was going to accomplish with that bat costume? One of the better parts involve poor Wile E. holding up a steel plate to stop the Road Runner. If you love Looney Tunes, this is yet another mark on your checklist you must cross off!


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