Some very nice visual gags in what could have been a very good short.
That a short can have no less than four very good visual gags and be largely drab and average for all that is testament (perhaps even epitaph) to the problems with all too much of the Flip the Frog series: the Iwerks studios did phenomenal work technically and some of the visuals still hold up well some seventy years later, but they have the misfortune of being encased (like an insect in amber) within some of the most lackluster, lame stories and "plots" ever perpetrated on screen! Flip is a lifeless shell, a prop in all too many of these. More personality is given to the average chair in these than to their star. Worth watching for great visuals, but Iwerks managed to make a boxing match boring even with beautiful animation and several great gags (even one Tex Avery would have been proud of himself). I personally don't watch boxing, but boring it isn't. Recommended.
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