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Guided Muscle (1955)

While cooking a tin can, the Coyote spots a better meal rushing by- the Road Runner. But making himself into a giant arrow doesn't catch the bird, and the book, "How to Tar and Feather a Road Runner", isn't much help either.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)

Star:

Paul Julian
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Paul Julian ... Road Runner (archive sound) (uncredited)
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Storyline

While cooking a tin can, the Coyote spots a better meal rushing by- the Road Runner. But making himself into a giant arrow doesn't catch the bird, and the book, "How to Tar and Feather a Road Runner", isn't much help either.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Inatrapable See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Crazy Credits

Wile E. pulls the 'That's All, Folks!' tag onto the screen at the end of this cartoon. See more »

Alternate Versions

When it aired on Nickelodeon, the "Looney Tunes on Nickelodeon" card replaces the "That's All Folks!" card Wile E. Coyote is dragging across. See more »

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Followed by Chariots of Fur (1994) See more »

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A Few New Wrinkles Keep It Entertaining
22 April 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

These are lean times, once again, for poor Wile E. Coyote (Eatibus almost anythingus) who cooks a tin case in desperation, but can't eat it. The Road Runner (Velocitus Delectibus) sprints by and knocks the poor coyote over. Once upright, Wile licks his chops and the chase is on, but it is a short one. Wilie stops, thinks things over and comes up with some plans.

Some of this is the standard fare: boulders, pouring something on the road, etc., but there were some different ploys in here that were very good. My favorites were the coyote making himself into a human arrow, shooting himself from a big bow, the fuse going up from the TNT back through the fishing reel and, of course the tar-and-feather bit. In that, Wile reads from the book "How To Tar and Feather A Road Runner." In small print, it says "tenth edition." You just know this isn't going to go by the book!


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