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A Broken Leghorn (1959)

On Old MacDonald's farm, an egg hatches in slow-witted hen Miss Prissy's nest, and out of the shell comes a baby rooster. Fearing he will be replaced by the kid rooster and sent to be ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert McKimson

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Foghorn Leghorn / Junior Rooster (voice)
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On Old MacDonald's farm, an egg hatches in slow-witted hen Miss Prissy's nest, and out of the shell comes a baby rooster. Fearing he will be replaced by the kid rooster and sent to be slaughtered, Foghorn Leghorn plots to do away with the little tyke. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Hahn ist hin See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Foghorn Leghorn: That boy's so dumb, he thinks a Mexican border pays rent.
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Old MacDonald
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doesn't really suit Foghorn
2 November 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

Foghorn Leghorn has to help the self confidence of an unattractive hen, but when the egg hatches it's a rooster, whom Foghorn fears will take him job one day. So he sets out to get rid of it. I'm a fan of Foghorn Leghorn, but this is one of his lesser outings and feels more like a Bugs Bunny/ Elmer Fudd short, which is fine for those characters, but doesn't really jibe well with this one. Oh well, they can't all be clear cut winners. This animated short can be found on disc 4 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 1 and also has an optional music only track.

My Grade: C+


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