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Daredevil Droopy (1951)

Similar in tone to 'The Chump Champ' (1950), but this time Droopy and Spike are in competition for a circus acrobat's job...

Director:

Tex Avery

Writer:

Rich Hogan (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bill Thompson ... Droopy / Spike (voice)
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Storyline

Similar in tone to 'The Chump Champ' (1950), but this time Droopy and Spike are in competition for a circus acrobat's job...

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Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Смельчак Друпи See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

When Spike shoots the balloons a green balloon changes to red as it deflates. See more »

Quotes

The Great Barko: Well, boys, being as two of you have applied for the position, we'll put this on a competitive basis. The one who gives me the best performance in strength and daring gets the job. What do you say?
Spike: [barks]
Droopy: Okey-dokey!
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Soundtracks

Man on the Flying Trapeze
Music by Gaston Lyle
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The Chump does it again.
25 January 2018 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

This Droopy cartoon is similar to another one titled, Chump Champ. It's another funny one, where Droopy and Spike compete in a host of acrobatic activities in order to earn a spot as as performer in the circus. One ends up being a cheater - easy to figure out who it was.

Plenty of slapstick comedy and laughable moments. Droopy definitely gives Spike a run for his money!

Grade A-


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