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Wile E. Coyote tries and fails to catch the Road Runner using his foot extended to trip, an arrow, a hole in the road, a winged-rocket outfit, two electronically activated machine guns, and... See full summary »

Directors:

Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble (co-director)

Writers:

John W. Dunn (story) (as John Dunn), Chuck Jones (story)

Star:

Paul Julian
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Paul Julian Paul Julian ... Road Runner (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Wile E. Coyote tries and fails to catch the Road Runner using his foot extended to trip, an arrow, a hole in the road, a winged-rocket outfit, two electronically activated machine guns, and a super magnet. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Allzeit Beep-Beep See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This Is The Only Wile E.Coyote/Road Runner short ever to be nominated for an Academy award. See more »

Goofs

When the coyote falls through the hole on the bridge, he pulls a trail a dust and road debris down the hole in his wake. When the scene cuts to the long view, the trail is not seen following him down. See more »

Crazy Credits

The story credit, normally listed with the other credits, is paired with Chuck Jones' credit as director because Jones wrote part of the story himself. See more »

Connections

Followed by Shot and Bothered (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Frühlingslied (Spring Song)
(uncredited)
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Hungrii flea-baggius
16 September 2015 | by utgard14See all my reviews

Classic Road Runner & Coyote short from the great Chuck Jones. As is usually the case, the plot is paper thin but no one watches these cartoons for the plot. The gags are all hilarious, including a variation on the infamous Bat-Man costume, the portable hole, and some wonderful treats from the good folks at ACME. The animation is beautifully drawn with bright colors and stylish backgrounds. Love the shot of Wile E. on top of a craggy peak with a series of ladders leading up, for those who wondered how he always made it to the top of these mountains. The action scenes are terrific. The music is whimsical and lively. It's a fantastic cartoon from a fun series that rarely disappointed when Jones was at the helm. This was the only Road Runner & Coyote short nominated for an Oscar.


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