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Duck Amuck

Duck Amuck (1953) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Duck Amuck

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones.
  • Produced By Edward Selzer.
  • Animated By Ben Washam, Ken Harris, Lloyd Vaughan.
  • Music: Carl Stalling.
  • Originally Released on February 28, 1953.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:53 minutes.
  • Production Number: 1240.
    MPAA: 15191
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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"Stand back, musketeers!" swordsman Daffy cries, surrounded by Dumasian scenery, credits and music. "They shall sample my blade!" But within a few thrusts and touches, Daffy notices that the background behind him has ended: "Hey, psst, whoever's in charge here,...  (more)

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The concept resurfaced in 1955's "Rabbit Rampage," featuring Bugs Bunny as the victim of the screwy animator. On November 16, 1999, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced that "Duck Amuck" was one of 25 "culturally, historically...  (more)

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Bugs Bunny has gotten Daffy Duck shot in the face many times, and there's really nothing funnier than seeing him tortured. But this cartoon is the best example of creativity in a cartoon I've seen. The best thing you could do is show it to a person...  (read more)

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This is both a commentary on life, and the funniest cartoon ever. It's random, and perfect.

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This was by far the most clever of Daffy's shorts! The best part is when poor Daffy finds out who's behind his grief! The animation itself is marvelous!

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A classic beyond words! Hillarious and sidesplitting! Everything Daffy Duck tries to do right, only to have the tables turned on him, by phanthom artist Bugs Bunny is hiarios! I can't stop laughing! This is a classic showndown of wits between Daffy Duck...  (read more)

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This is one of the classic cartoons of all time (and my personal fave...) You almost feel sorry for poor Daffy as the animator messes with him throughout the whole toon, changing his shape,voice..etc. Beautifully done and...  (read more)

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