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Homesteader Droopy (1954)

Homesteaders are not popular in cattle country, so when the cows complain to Dishonest Dan, The Cattle Man, he makes it tough on the Droopy family.

Director:

Tex Avery

Writer:

Heck Allen (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Paul Frees ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Bill Thompson ... Droopy (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

When a homesteader moves into cattle country and the cattle complain to Dishonest Dan, The Cattle Man, an all-out feud starts. Using one dirty trick after another, Dan is making things hard for homesteader Droopy. Until, that is, he makes the fatal mistake of taking on Droopy's family.

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Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nybyggar Droopy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The title card is almost identical to the Wild and Woolfy, an early cartoon of Droopy title card. See more »

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References Drag-A-Long Droopy (1954) See more »

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Oh! Susanna
Music by Stephen Foster
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Droopy, The Family Man
20 June 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

"It's the law of the west." That's the theme for this one, but first:

Droopy with a family? A wife and a little baby? Yup, that's the shocker here was we begin with another western saga.

Droopy's out in the great Southwest again with Monument Valley-type scenery We see the wagon train traveling over the tough terrain with little Droopy riding out front with his little pony. He stops to tell us in his deadpan voice, "You know what, folks? I am the hero." He's also called "pa" a couple of seconds later when the Misses, holding a baby dog, asks him to do something. Yes, and the wife is called "Ma" by our dog.

Anyway, some of things I enjoyed in this cartoon were the "Custer's Last Stand" gag; Droopy's method of crossing wide rivers; the prefabricated homestead and "stretch-o-matic fence;" the name "Dishonest Dan, the cattle man;" and a few things that happened to Dan when Droopy was shooting at him! There are lots of other good jokes in here, too. I only mention a few.

All in all, a typical Droopy cartoon which means a lot of humor, great sight gags and an enjoyable seven minutes by one of the all-time greats of animation: Tex Avery.


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