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Fair Weather Fiends (1946)

After a storm strands them on a deserted island, Woody Woodpecker and his wolf friend end up battling themselves in a quest to find food.

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Woody Woodpecker's Laugh (archive sound) (uncredited)
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Woody Woodpecker and his pal, Wolfie Wolf, are cruising on a yacht and, since both are hearty eaters, a heavy emphasis has been placed on making sure there are plenty of food provisions, for both, on the ship. Buy an ocean-cyclone sinks the yacht and Woody and Wolfie are washed upon a deserted desert island, and it isn't long before each begins contemplating eating the other. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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18 November 1946 (USA)  »

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Amigos Penosos  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Wolf: Boy, am I hungry.
Woody Woodpecker: You're hungry? Look at me.
[shows off skeleton]
Woody Woodpecker: I'm just skin and bones.
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Good cartoon, with a special value to me.
2 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

I've grown up with this stuff, but still, is not hard for me to rate these things and be fair. In this particular case, maybe i'll have to give up. I love it, and was one of the first times when i've seen a cartoon and noticed some kind of 'subtext'. Subtext in this case is just the fact that these two friendly characters (Woody and the Wolf), after being castaway, start to look at each other with predatory eyes. It was just funny for the fist times i saw, but the time pass and started to "get" more out of this film. Then other cartoons started to look more "stuffed". Well, is not that it can't be appreciated by itself (I think is very good in any case), but is special because of those memories mentioned and that cannot be imported. See for yourself.


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