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Zip 'N Snort (1961)

Wile E. Coyote tries to catch the Road Runner using a sling shot, a grenade in a toy airplane whose propeller detaches and leaves the plane behind, a cannon on a cliff ledge that gives way,... See full summary »

Director:

Chuck Jones

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Chuck Jones (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Wile E. Coyote (voice) (uncredited)
Paul Julian Paul Julian ... Road Runner (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Wile E. Coyote tries to catch the Road Runner using a sling shot, a grenade in a toy airplane whose propeller detaches and leaves the plane behind, a cannon on a cliff ledge that gives way, and axle grease on his feet that sends him into the path of a train driven by the Road Runner. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ge järnet See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The music heard over the title cards is an original composition by Milt Franklyn. It would later be re-used as the title card for Lickety-Splat (1961). See more »

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Coyote (Evereadii Eatibus) See more »

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Followed by The Wild Chase (1965) See more »

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Frühlingslied (Spring Song)
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Zippy and short
18 February 2017 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

Chuck Jones wrote and directed this cartoon short for Warner Brothers featuring Wile E Coyote and Road Runner.

By the 1960s the budgets of the cartoon departments were slashed which meant the animation was not as richly detailed as before but Chuck Jones would make it up with his inventiveness in storytelling.

As always Wile E Coyote has various devious ways to try to catch the Road Runner such as using a sling shot, Acme iron pellets, a grenade in a toy aeroplane, a cannon on a cliff ledge which ends up falling on him and axle grease on his feet that eventually sends him sliding into the path of an oncoming train.

As always you wonder if Wile E Coyote has thought his plan through, it seems to me hare brained or shall we say bird brained.


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