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Adventures of the Road-Runner (1962)

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Starring
Mel Blanc Mel Blanc
Wile E. Coyote
Dick Beals Dick Beals
Ralph Phillips
The Rhythmaires The Rhythmaires
Vocalists
Paul Julian Paul Julian
Road Runner
Dick Tufeld Dick Tufeld
ACME commercial announcer


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Chuck Jones Chuck Jones
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Adventures of the Road Runner

7 years, 11 months ago at Aug 11 0:29
Beginning life as a failed TV pilot, Adventures of the Road Runner was eventually released as a theatrical short, before finally getting chopped up into three further shorts. Taken individually, everything here is a wonderful piece of animation, filled with smart gags and a frantic go-go-go pacing. All of it taken together without the benefit of commercial breaks leaves a certain feeling of a padd... read more
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JxSxPx posted a review 7 years, 11 months ago

Adventures of the Road Runner

“Beginning life as a failed TV pilot, Adventures of the Road Runner was eventually released as a theatrical short, before finally getting chopped up into three further shorts. Taken individually, everything here is a wonderful piece of animation, filled with smart gags and a frantic go-go-go pacing. All of it taken together without the benefit of commercial breaks leaves a certain feeling of a padded out running time. ย  This becomes most obvious when the Adventures of the Road Runner goes meta-textual in its humor. We pull back to see that the cartoons weโ€™re watching are part of a TV show watched by two young boys. One of them is Ralph from โ€œFrom A to Z-Z-Z-Z,โ€ a little daydreamer with a rich imaginary life, and the other his unnamed friend who tries to psychoanalyze him. This lead” read more

JxSxPx rated this 8/10 7 years, 11 months ago

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