animated cartoon The Scarlet Pumpernickel © Warner Bros.
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The Scarlet Pumpernickel

Wanting out of the comedy roles which he thinks are typecasting him to death, Daffy reads his new movie script to J. L. Warner of the legend of the Scarlet Pumpernickel, with him in the starring role. Daffy’s narration becomes more and more extreme as he tries to sell his story.

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I love it! it's my favorite (and only) Daffy Duck cartoon, I'm not too crazy about him. Also I'm not to keen on parody too. In fact, I...
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One has to feel some sympathy with Chuck’s Daffy, even when he is the one in control his some kind of fate or karma lies against him; in this case...
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This is one of my favorite Chuck Jones toons. Excellent animation, funny the whole way there, and the jokes never fall flat. A must see! James...
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As a result of this cartoon, I spent many years as a child wondering what the hell a pumpernickel was, till I ate some and realised that it was a...
Created by: Warner Bros.
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Mel Blanc ... Daffy, Porky, Sylvester, Elmer, Highwayman, J.L.
Bea Benaderet ... The Fair Melissa
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Produced by: Edward Selzer
Musical Score by: Carl W. Stalling
Writing Credits: Michael Maltese
Based on: The Scarlet Pimpernel

One of the rare shorts where Elmer Fudd's voice is supplied by Mel Blanc.

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