7.3/10
294
6 user

The High and the Flighty (1956)

Salesman Daffy Duck comes upon a farm, the site of Foghorn Leghorn's ongoing feud with the barnyard dog, and proceeds to sell Foghorn and the dog contraptions to continue their violent, ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(story)

Star:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Tasmanian Devil escapes from the City Zoo. The reward for his capture is 5000 dollars, which is enough incentive for Daffy Duck to overcome his frantic cowardice and musically lull the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Bugs Bunny is parachuted by airplane in a carrot crate down to Tasmania, where he, of course, meets the Tasmanian Devil.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Three pigs' career as a jazz band is complicated by a wolf they rejected for membership who keeps blowing down their gigs.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Stan Freberg
A Wild Hare (1940)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Elmer is a dimwitted hunter who's "wooking for wabbits." Bugs proceeds to confuse, bamboozle, and otherwise humiliate the poor simp.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Bugs Bunny finds the Tasmanian Devil in his encyclopedia just as the animal threatens to devour him.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A pair of not-too-bright Mexican cats, one shorter-tempered than the other, decide to chase Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico. And when their schemes - involving use of ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Tom Holland, Dal McKennon
Family | Western | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Daffy Duck is a Wild West outlaw named "The Masked Avenger", righter of wrongs and doer of heroic deeds. Porky Pig is his sidekick. Together, they search for Nasty Canasta, a villain whose ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Show Biz Bugs (1957)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Bugs and Daffy are vaudevillians competing for praise from the audience. They love Bugs no matter what; just the opposite for Daffy.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Tweety is set upon by a fat, jowly cat, who winds up with, among other things, a dozen eggs and a gallon of gasoline in his mouth instead of the little bird.

Director: Robert Clampett
Stars: Mel Blanc, Robert Clampett
Tabasco Road (1957)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico, runs to the rescue of his two drunken rodent friends, Pablo and Fernando, who keep wandering into the hungry clutches of an alley cat.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler, Tom Holland
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Cute kitten Pussyfoot is the victim of smug Claude Cat's jealous abuse, which enrages the little cat's protector, Marc Anthony the bulldog. Claude convinces their master that Marc Anthony ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce
Bill of Hare (1962)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The Tasmanian Devil finds Bugs cooking dinner underneath a beach boardwalk.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Edit

Storyline

Salesman Daffy Duck comes upon a farm, the site of Foghorn Leghorn's ongoing feud with the barnyard dog, and proceeds to sell Foghorn and the dog contraptions to continue their violent, mutual heckling. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 February 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Buddelente  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Foghorn Leghorn: Hey dog...
Foghorn Leghorn: [Dawg snarls at him] Now hold on boy. I come in peace. I wanna bury the hatchet.
Foghorn Leghorn: [Dawg covers his head with both paws] Not in your pointed head, boy.
See more »

Connections

Edited into Feather Bluster (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
(uncredited)
Traditional
Sung by Foghorn Leghorn as "This Is the Way We Bounce the Ball"
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
We sold too many countries nukes.
25 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

I quickly interpreted "The High and the Flighty" as an allusion to the incidents in geopolitics when a superpower sells mutually hostile groups the same weapons and plays them off against each other, much like how Daffy Duck sells both Foghorn Leghorn and Barnyard Dog the same kinds of gadgets. A specific example in real life is that the US basically sold India and Pakistan nukes, and they seem to have been threatening each other ever since. "Divide and conquer" some people call it. No surprise that Foghorn and Barnyard eventually wised up to Daffy's shenanigans.

I'm probably reading too far into this cartoon. It was probably just intended as nice, zany entertainment. It sure came out hilarious. So check it out.


2 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial