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Whoa, Be-Gone! (1958)

Wile E. Coyote's plans for catching the Road Runner involve a giant elastic spring, a gun and trampoline, TNT sticks in a barrel, and tornado seeds. The last of these schemes results in the... See full summary »

Director:

Chuck 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's plans for catching the Road Runner involve a giant elastic spring, a gun and trampoline, TNT sticks in a barrel, and tornado seeds. The last of these schemes results in the Coyote being swept up by a twister and carried into a mine field. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Plattgemacht und durchgeschleudert 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 cartoon doesn't end with an "iris out" or fade to black as usual; instead, the Road Runner pulls down the "That's All Folks!" title card. See more »

Connections

Edited into The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

The Flying Dutchman Overture
(uncredited)
Music by Richard Wagner
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Two More Original Gadgets From 'Acme'
1 May 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

This wastes no time showing Wile E. Coyote (famishius vularis ingenious) chasing The Road Runner (birdius high-ballius). It begins in the opening credits, and only momentarily slows down after 100 seconds when the coyote comes up with this first plan.

Wile's idea - lets's catapult myself by throwing a boulder on the other end of this teeter- totter - winds up with our famished friend falling a thousand feet almost into the same imprint he left in the ground minutes earlier.

Before he falls a third time - he has a fatalistic approach by now -he puts a trampoline over that same spot.

I liked the names of the two Acme products he purchased for this one: the "Giant Rubberband For Tripping Road-Runners" kit and the "One Do-It-Yourself Tornado Kit" along with the gags of him getting out of a dynamite-rigged one nail at a time and the headgear for his ill-fated high-wire act.

It's the same old story but with some inventive ideas, new and funny schemes by the pathetic but never-say-die Wile.


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