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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... See full summary »

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Chuck Jones

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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'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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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

Followed by Hip Hip-Hurry! (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

The Flying Dutchman Overture
(uncredited)
Music by Richard Wagner
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2 May 2009 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Whoa, Be-Gone! (1958)

*** (out of 4)

Twelfth film for Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner turns out to be one of their best. This time out the hungry coyote uses all sorts of tricks including bombs, large rocks, a nailed barrel with dynamite and perhaps best of all, a grow your own tornado kit. This is an extremely fast-paced entry in the series and I might even call it the best as it does a very good job at matching the freshness of the first film. We've seen a few of the jokes before but even so they come off very fresh here. The best joke is a reworked one of something we saw earlier with the "dehidrated boulder" routine. This time out it's a tornado that you add water to and all heck will break loose, which naturally happens but this time it's just more pain for poor old Wile E..


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