6.7/10
330
7 user 2 critic

One Droopy Knight (1957)

Sir Droopalot and Sir Butchalot (Droopy and Butch) vie with each other to kill a dragon that is terrorizing their kingdom. Whoever vanquishes the dragon will marry the king's daughter.

Director:

Michael Lah

Writer:

Homer Brightman (story)
Reviews
Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Butch and Droopy have equal shares in a gold mine. When they finally strike gold, Butch tries to make his share more equal by doing away with Droopy, with no success.

Director: Michael Lah
Stars: Bill Thompson
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Minnie Mouse forces Pluto to wear a pink sweater she has just knitted. After she puts him outside, the poor dog frantically attempts to remove it.

Director: Charles A. Nichols
Stars: Ruth Clifford, Clarence Nash, Pinto Colvig
Bridge Ahoy! (1936)
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Fed up with Bluto's greed with his expensive river ferry service, Popeye, Olive and Wimpy decide to undermine the bully by building a bridge instead.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Seymour Kneitel
Stars: Lou Fleischer, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Popeye's ensemble is rehearsing the opening of the Poet and Peasant Overture (with interpolations of the Popeye theme and "I've Been Working on the Railroad"). Maestro Bluto drops in from ... See full summary »

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Seymour Kneitel
Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Gus Wickie
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A millionaire with two dogs (Spike and Droopy) leaves his fortune to Droopy with the stipulation that should he be killed the entire fortune will revert to Spike. Guess what Spike is up to?

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, William Hanna, Don Messick
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Droopy and Butch are competing race car drivers in a road race. While Butch has the faster car, his cockiness and the time he spends on unsuccessful schemes to stop Droopy work against him.

Director: Michael Lah
Stars: Vic Perrin, Bill Thompson
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

When Tom's harassment gets out of hand, Jerry writes to his Cousin Muscles, a tough inner city mouse, and asks for his help.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Paul Frees
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A cat learns the art of ventriloquism in order to play a series of practical jokes on a slow-witted bulldog...

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Red Coffey, Bill Thompson
Family | Western | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Homesteaders are not popular in cattle country, so when the cows complain to Dishonest Dan, The Cattle Man, he makes it tough on the Droopy family.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, Paul Frees
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Popeye teaches Olive the art of self-defense, which comes in handy when a woman boxer flirts with him.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Seymour Kneitel
Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel
Sheep Wrecked (1958)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Droopy guards his flock of sheep from the southern wolf, whose unsuccessful schemes to receive his prey work against him.

Director: Michael Lah
Stars: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Spike gets a job running the house for a hibernating bear. Only problem is that same bear is VERY noise-sensitive, and Spike's got a rival that wants his job.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
Bill Thompson ... Droopy (voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

Sir Droopalot and Sir Butchalot (Droopy and Butch) vie with each other to kill a dragon that is terrorizing their kingdom. Whoever vanquishes the dragon will marry the king's daughter.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Il cavaliere Droopy See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[opening lines]
Droopy: [narrating] Once upon a time, there lived a king and all of his people. No one, not even the king, dared to leave the castle, because of a terrible dragon that lived in a nearby cave. In desperation, the king issued a proclamation: "To whomever shall rid our land of this terrible dragon I offer the hand of my beautiful daughter, the princess." Of all the king's knights, only two were brave enough to face the dragon, Sir Butchalot and Sir Droopalot. And so the two brave knight set ...
See more »

Connections

References Señor Droopy (1949) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Hilarious 1958 Academy Award Winning Cartoon!
21 October 2006 | by NativeTexanSee all my reviews

Well, I guess even Academy Award winning cartoons can't please everybody, but the gentleman from Tucson who thought this was "good but not great" is dead wrong! True, the animation is not the quality of the Golden Age of Cartoons, but this cartoon ISN'T about the animation. The script and the characters are by turns dry, witty, uproariously funny, and finally fall-down hilarious. Bill Thompson deserved his own Oscar for voicing both Droopy and Butch -- talk about two extremes! And keeping Knight Butchalot's Irish accent was a touch of comic genius. Even though this was a Droopy cartoon, the Dragon steals the show with his utter disdain and complete disregard of Sir Droopalot as an adversary, shunting him aside in hilarious ways and giving all his attention to the macho Sir Buchalot. This is a truly great cartoon that lives up to its Oscar win!


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed