Crow's Feat
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Directed By: Friz Freleng
Hawley Pratt
Produced By: David H. DePatie
Released: April 21, 1962
Series: Merrie Melodies
Story: John W. Dunn
Animation: Gerry Chiniquy
Lee Halpern
Art Leonardi
Bob Matz
Virgil Ross
Backgrounds: Tom O'Loughlin
Film Editor: Treg Brown
Voiced By: Mel Blanc
Tom Holland
Music: Milt Franklyn
Starring: Jose and Manuel
Elmer Fudd (silent)
Preceded By: Quackodile Tears
Succeeded By: Mexican Boarders
Crow's Feat

Crow's Feat

Crows' Feat is a 1962 Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Friz Freleng and Hawley Pratt. The short features the final appearance of Elmer Fudd from the Golden Age of American Animation.


Two Mexican crows, Jose and Manuel, are flying to Guadalajara on the wings of an airplane. They spot a corn field on the ground below and dive into it. The corn field is guarded by a rifle-toting Elmer Fudd, whom the two lame-brained crows unsuccessfully try to outwit.



On Cartoon Network and Boomerang Latin America the entire scene where Elmer tricks Jose and Manuel into taking a grenade which the two crows mistake it for corn, along with the grenade exploding right onto Jose's face, is cut, due to the drug references in the song, La Cucaracha which the two crows are singing when stealing the corn from the start of this scene (evidence in here: Other CN/Boomerang feeds however air this scene uncut.


  • Elmer Fudd had no dialogue at all in this cartoon.
  • Bugs Bunny is mentioned by by both Jose and Manuel when the two crows first encounter the Elmer Fudd scarecrow. They even mention references to the classic Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd cartoons of the 40s and 50s (such as Elmer chasing and hunting Bugs), and at one point Jose imitates Bugs' catchphrase "What's up, Doc?".
  • This cartoon is notable in pairing the dimwit characters Elmer Fudd and Jose and Manuel in the same cartoon. Here a comparison is made between the three characters, proving both Jose and Manuel to be a lot dumber than Elmer, considering how many times Elmer successfully outwits both crows in this cartoon.


TV Title Cards

Elmer Fudd Cartoons
1940 Elmer's Candid CameraConfederate HoneyThe Hardship of Miles StandishA Wild HareGood Night Elmer
1941 Elmer's Pet RabbitWabbit Twouble
1942 The Wabbit Who Came to SupperAny Bonds Today?The Wacky WabbitNutty NewsFresh HareThe Hare-Brained Hypnotist
1943 To Duck .... or Not to DuckA Corny ConcertoAn Itch in Time
1944 The Old Grey HareThe Stupid CupidStage Door Cartoon
1945 The Unruly HareHare Tonic
1946 Hare RemoverThe Big Snooze
1947 Easter YeggsA Pest in the HouseSlick Hare
1948 What Makes Daffy Duck?Back Alley Op-RoarKit for Cat
1949 Wise QuackersHare DoEach Dawn I Crow
1950 What's Up Doc?The Scarlet PumpernickelRabbit of Seville
1951 Rabbit Fire
1952 Rabbit Seasoning
1953 Up-Swept HareAnt PastedDuck! Rabbit, Duck!Robot Rabbit
1954 Design for LeavingQuack Shot
1955 Pests for GuestsBeanstalk BunnyHare BrushRabbit RampageThis Is a Life?Heir-Conditioned
1956 Bugs' BonnetsA Star Is BoredYankee Dood ItWideo Wabbit
1957 What's Opera, Doc?Rabbit Romeo
1958 Don't Axe MePre-Hysterical Hare
1959 A Mutt in a Rut
1960 Person to BunnyDog Gone People
1961 What's My Lion?
1962 Crow's Feat
1980 Portrait of the Artist as a Young Bunny
1990 Box Office Bunny
1991 Blooper Bunny
1992 Invasion of the Bunny Snatchers
2012 Daffy's Rhapsody
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