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Billy Boy (1954)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Comedy | 8 May 1954 (USA)
A farmer is initially delighted to get a baby goat, but this soon turns to apprehension when he discovers that it eats literally anything (including, at one point, the animation artwork).

Director:

Tex Avery

Writer:

Heck Allen (story)

Star:

Daws Butler
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Daws Butler ... Farmer (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

A farmer is initially delighted to get a baby goat, but this soon turns to apprehension when he discovers that it eats literally anything (including, at one point, the animation artwork).

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Plot Keywords:

goat | surrealism | unwanted guest | See All (3) »


Certificate:

Approved
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Козлик Билли See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The score for this cartoon was featured on the audio CD "Tom & Jerry & Tex Avery Too!". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hercules (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
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Tex Avery's wolf character complete with echo effect
27 January 2002 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

This is a very good Tex Avery short that features his down-home wolf with Southern accent with an echo all his own as he tries mightily to handle an EXTREMELY ravenous sheep named Billy. As funny as the sight gags are, the dialogue (rather, monologue, by the wolf) is hilarious. Well worth tracking down. An unheralded and underrated short. Most Recommended.


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