Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Dumb Hounded

For this WatchCat Wednesday, I'd like to introduce to you one of my favorite cartoon directors of all time, Tex Avery. The debut of "Dumb-Hounded" was on March 20th,1943 and features the first appearance of Droopy Dog.



Droopy first appeared as a cartoon version of a Basset Hound, before evolving into the cute little Droopy we know and love today. This film includes a sight gag where the escaped prisoner, (the Wolf) runs off the edge of the film and has to jump back in to finish the picture. 3 years later, that same gag was used in another Droopy cartoon called Northwest Hounded Police

Please enjoy this rare link to this first Droopy film.

1943 – DUMB-HOUNDED (Droopy fin limier) from Mon Cinéma à Moi on Vimeo.

Below is a shorten version of "Northwest Hounded Police" featuring Droopy and see if you can spot that same sight gag used in both films.


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