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Stupor Duck (1956)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Short | 7 July 1956 (USA)
Daffy Duck plays a superhero who can't do anything right while fighting a menace he does not know is non-existant.

Director:

Robert McKimson

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Daffy Duck / Aardvark Ratnik / Second Voice / First Climber (voice)
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Storyline

Daffy Duck is a mild-mannered reporter with a secret identity in this parody of the "Superman" serials. Daffy, however, is his usual inept, overweening self, ramming into buildings and rescuing submarines and trains from a non-existant menace, a villain whose voice he heard on his editor's television program. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 July 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tainnossorsa See more »

Company Credits

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 "tall building" that Stupor Duck leaps in "a single bound" is labeled "McKimson and Assoc.," in reference to the short's director, Bob McKimson. See more »

Connections

Edited from Hare Trigger (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

America Speaks
(uncredited)
Music by Benjamin A. Machan
[Plays when the TV episode that Daffy's boss is watching finishes.]
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"This is a job for Stuuuuupor Duck!"
29 December 2014 | by utgard14See all my reviews

Mild-mannered newspaper reporter Cluck Trent overhears a television program and mistakenly believes the villain on the show is real. So he changes into his super-powered alter-ego Stupor Duck and flies off in search of the fictional villain. He finds himself in one mess after another in his attempts to foil what he thinks are the villain's plans but are really something else entirely, like a building being demolished and a rocket being sent to the moon by the government.

Hilarious Daffy Duck parody of Superman. Being a lifelong fan of Supes, I naturally adored this short. It's a hoot with Daffy making an idiot of himself repeatedly as only he could. The animation is wonderful with nice colors and good action. The voicework from Mel Blanc and Daws Butler is great. A funny short that Daffy and Superman fans will want to check out.


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