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Mighty Hunters (1940)

Native American children play in the canyons of Arizona.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles Jones)

Writers:

Jimmy Swinnerton (comic strip Canyon Kiddies) (as James Swinnerton), Dave Monahan (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Shepperd Strudwick ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

A group of Native American children dances, in preparation for hunting. These hunters don't seem to be much of a threat to anyone but themselves, though. Two of them go after a squirrel, to no avail. Another tries to convince a donkey to let him ride, also with no luck. Finally, one of the boys, whose brother is strapped to his back, attracts the unwanted attention of a bear with his brother's candy; after everyone ends up hanging off a cliff, the bear gets the candy and the boys all head for home. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 1940 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Indian Dawn
(uncredited)
Music by J.S. Zamecnik
Played when the boy with the papoose walks up the path as the bear smells the candy, when the bear first follows the boys, and during the sunset at the end
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Fondly remembered
10 March 2007 | by squeezeboxSee all my reviews

I vaguely remember finding this cartoon fun as a kid. The only things I remember are a bear chasing after the kids to get a peppermint candy one of them was eating. I recall at one point the kids all hanging off a cliff, and one of them getting his pants pulled off and spending the rest of the cartoon bare-assed.

Oddly, I don't seem to remember it having Chuck Jones's signature style. It seemed more restrained and traditional than his later Bugs Bunny and Tom & Jerry cartoons, which were more frenetic, even bizarre and surreal.

I haven't seen it in at least twenty years. I don't know if I am remembering it correctly or not, but I seem to recall enjoying it.


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