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Boulder Wham! (1965)

The Coyote tries, with no success, to find a way across a gorge to reach the Road Runner on the other side.

Director:

Rudy Larriva

Writer:

Len Janson (story)

Star:

Paul Julian
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Cast

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

Wily E. Coyote is chasing the roadrunner, who moves fast enough to easily clear a canyon. With Wily unable to get up the speed necessary to clear it as easily, he falls back onto a series of devices to try and get across to the waiting roadrunner. Written by bob the moo

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kivinen tie See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The cue sheet for this cartoon list the following cues by William Lava: "Disaster Plan", "Finale", "Gradual Development", "Hidden Plotter", "Ki-Yip-Ky-Ote", "Shimmering Blaze", "This Oughta Work", "Too Late Ouch", and "Who's Out There". It's unknown which sections they play in, however. See more »

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Follows Zipping Along (1953) See more »

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Canyon fodder
27 April 2001 | by angilbasSee all my reviews

Of Rudy Larriva's Roadrunners, "Boulder Wham!" has the best story. The gags are well set up with uncommonly good suspense-building, and the hypnotism sequence works especially well.

Unfortunately, the Coyote's many canyon falls are repetitive and poorly animated due to the film's low budget (each Larriva Roadrunner cost only $18,000). Fortunately, the animators devised some funny expressions and poses. The result is a cartoon which is no match for Chuck Jones's Roadrunners but may pleasantly surprise those who've endured other 1965-9 Warner's cartoons.


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