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Strangled Eggs (1961)

Foghorn Leghorn courts Miss Prissy when a foundling is left on her doorstep. It is Henery the Chicken Hawk. Prissy decides to keep little Henery even though he has a natural appetite for ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert McKimson

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Foghorn Leghorn / Henery Hawk (voice)
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Storyline

Foghorn Leghorn courts Miss Prissy when a foundling is left on her doorstep. It is Henery the Chicken Hawk. Prissy decides to keep little Henery even though he has a natural appetite for poultry, particularly Foghorn's arm. So, Foghorn decides to do away with the little Hawk while Prissy isn't looking. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 March 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Granateneier 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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Quotes

Foghorn Leghorn: I got, I say I got this boy as fidgety as a bubble dancer with a slow leak.
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Soundtracks

Old MacDonald Had a Farm
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Traditional
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"But I can't help smelling chicken...and when I do smell it...I like it, I like it, I like it!"
19 February 2013 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Foghorn Leghorn cartoons are always fun and Strangled Eggs is no exception. The animation is not as vibrant and the pace not as snappy as others in the Foghorn Leghorn series, and for Foghorn it's more talky than you usually are accustomed to with him and his cartoons. There is still much to like though, because the music is very upbeat and catchy enhancing the action and gags wonderfully. While there is more dialogue than usual, it is very amusing and witty stuff Henery's line about smelling chicken(in the summary) and Foghorn's final line being the standouts, and the gags are well-timed and clever, especially the cauldron "what's cooking?" and the egg grenade gags. Henery, sounding like a mix of Tweety(without the speech impediment) and Speedy Gonzales, is not as strong as he is when he is teamed with Foghorn and Barnyard Dog, but he is a good foil for Foghorn, who as usual steals the show. Mel Blanc doesn't disappoint, and Julie Bennett makes the most of her small role as Miss Prissy.

In conclusion, decent and fun but not one of Foghorn's very best moments. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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