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When Magoo Flew

Directed by

Jim Backus Jim Backus
Mr. Magoo

Written by
Barbara Avedon Barbara Avedon
Tedd Pierce Tedd Pierce


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Mr. Magoo sets off to go to the movies but goes to an airport by mistake and gets on a plane thinking it to be a theater. Little does Magoo know the man he is sitting next to is actually a thief and when a detective appears on the plane to track the thief down, Magoo thinks it's all part of the movie. After doing some wing walking, Magoo reenters the plane and exposes the thief to the detective. When the plane lands, Magoo remarks that they should have shown a cartoon particularly one with that "delightful near sighted fellow".
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Oscars 1955 Winners (My Version) (26 movies items)

"Best Animated Short! Winner: When Magoo Flew! Nominees: Crazy Mixed Up Pup Pigs Is Pigs Sandy Claws Touche, Pussy Cat!"

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"DIR: Pete Burness SUMMARY: Mr. Magoo attempts to go to the movies but manages to stumble onto a plane instead. WHY IT'S HERE: Mr. Magoo won his first Oscar with 'When Magoo Flew', a very funny cartoon that proved that a sometimes repetitive series could still be great when the writing was at its best. This witty outing, in which Magoo mistakes an aeroplane for a cinema, beat strong competition from Tex Avery's 'Crazy Mixed-Up Pup' and Disney's 'Pigs is Pigs' to grab the coveted award for the"

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