Mexican Joyride (1947) – Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon Series

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Mexican Joyride (1947) - Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon

Mexican Joyride (1947) - Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon


CotD: I can never pass up an Art Davis cartoon. “Mexican Joyride” was spawned by a quick trip to Tijuana the crew took one weekend.

Mexican Joyride (1947) – Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon Series

Daffy Duck, singing “Gaucho Serenade,” drives down to Mexico for a vacation. After a burning experience with Mexican food, Daffy takes in the bullfights.

As if at a baseball game, Daffy heckles the bull (“He’s blind as a bat! Throw the phony out!”). The bull chases the duck around the arena. Daffy tries the “Good Neighbor Policy,” offering the bull a “Cigarette? Sparkling champagne? A little gin rummy, perhaps?” Daffy pulls a hat trick, betting the bull to guess what sombrero he’s hiding under. When the bull guesses wrong, he cries over losing his money. Daffy volunteers weapons to help him commit suicide.

The bull chases the duck with a machine gun into town, where the duck packs his bags and drives home, unaware that the bull is in the back seat.

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