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Motor Mania (1950)

Mild-mannered average guy Mr. Walker (Goofy) turns into violent Mr. Wheeler when he starts driving. Back on his feet, Mr. Walker finds it nearly impossible to cross the street.

Director:

Jack Kinney

Writers:

Dick Kinney (story), Milt Schaffer (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Pinto Colvig ... Goofy (voice) (uncredited)
John McLeish John McLeish ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Mild-mannered average guy Mr. Walker (Goofy) turns into violent Mr. Wheeler when he starts driving. Back on his feet, Mr. Walker finds it nearly impossible to cross the street.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Motormania See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Jim Backus provides the voice of Goofy in this short, not Pinto Colvig. See more »

Goofs

When Mr. Wheeler crashes his yellow car at the end, the parts that fall off are green. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Wheeler: [revving engine at traffic signal] Oh, wanna race, do they? Well, they ain't gonna get ahead of meeee!
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Connections

Referenced in Mickey's Speedway USA (2000) See more »

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My long-lost Goofy favorite
19 November 2002 | by Edith_in_LASee all my reviews

I've been wanting to find this on video ever since I saw it in Traffic School after receiving a traffic ticket 15 or 20 years ago! I guess our Traffic School instructor meant to use it as a funny way of showing us what not to do while driving. Now, finally, it will be available in Disney's Treasures Series, the Complete Goofy.

The Jeckyl/Hyde transformation feels just like what happens to me when I get behind the wheel of a car. The best comedy is the kind you can see yourself in, and that you can relate to. Disney hit the nail on the head in this one. I didn't realize drivers had this same problem in 1950!


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