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The First Bad Man (1955)

The first Texas bad man come running into town a million years B.C.

Director:

Tex Avery

Writer:

Heck Allen (story)

Star:

Tex Ritter
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tex Ritter ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

The story of life in Texas one million years ago, when cave-cowboys rode through the land. When the first bad man rides into town and robs the cave-bank, the good citizens saddle up their dinosaurs to bring the varmint to justice. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bronco Billy See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Ed Benedict provided uncredited layout designs for this cartoon. Benedict would later work for Hanna-Barbera Studios (which was started by MGM alumni William Hanna and Joseph Barbera), where he would use some of the caveman designs from this cartoon as the basis for characters in "The Flintstones". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: This here sure is Dallas, Texas, the way it stands today. But hidden amid the modern buildings there still stands today a small reminder of the way it used to be, the very first jail house. It was built to house the very first bad man in the history of Texas. Now remember this was a long time ago, back when Texas was young, mighty young.
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Connections

References One Million B.C. (1940) See more »

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I absolutely love this cartoon!
5 January 2001 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

I make no claim that this is a great cartoon or that there is anything special or noteworthy about it in any technical sense. I LOVE IT!!!! It's the first Tex Avery I can remember and therefore remains much beloved. SO SUE ME!!! Recommended.


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