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Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur (1939)

Millions and billions and trillions of years ago, Caspar Caveman and his pet dinosaur Fido come up against Daffy when they're out duck hunting.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles Jones)

Writer:

Dave Monahan (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Daffy Duck (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Lescoulie ... Casper Caveman (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Millions and billions and trillions of years ago, Caspar Caveman and his pet dinosaur Fido come up against Daffy when they're out duck hunting.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daffy Duck und der Dinosaurier See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Many of the signs leading the caveman to the duck are parodies of 1930s-era ad slogans: "Cavemen Choose Duckies 2 to 1" is a parody of a Lucky Strike cigarette slogan, "People Choose Luckies 2 to 1." The Caveman is a parody of comedian Jack Benny. See more »

Quotes

Casper Caveman: Gee, am I hungry. I could eat a saber-tooth tiger, well anyway, half of one!
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Alternate Versions

A fade to black between two scenes near the end of this cartoon appears to be gone in the re-mastered print. This is the version shown on Cartoon Network. See more »

Connections

Featured in Star Trek: Voyager: Memorial (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

The William Tell Overture
(uncredited)
Composed by Gioachino Rossini
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Caveman vs Duck
28 March 2016 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur (1939)

*** (out of 4)

A caveman wakes up hungry so he grabs his dinosaur and the two go out looking for food. They stumble across Daffy Duck but he's not going to be so easy to catch.

This is another very funny short that manages to have two great characters and one less than stellar one. I will say that I think the caveman isn't all that interesting and even the vocal work for him is rather forgettable. With that said, the rest of the short is full of fun action and plenty of nice laughs including one sequence where Daffy paints a duck with bad results for the caveman. As you'd expect the animation is excellent and with the laughs this is certainly worth watching.


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