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|name = Dog Tales
 
|name = Dog Tales
 
|image = Dogtales.jpg
 
|image = Dogtales.jpg
 
|Director = [[Robert McKimson]]
 
|Director = [[Robert McKimson]]
|producer = [[John W. Burton]]
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|producer = [[John W. Burton]] (uncredited)
 
|airdate = July 26, 1958
 
|airdate = July 26, 1958
 
|series = [[Looney Tunes]]
 
|series = [[Looney Tunes]]
 
|Voice = [[Mel Blanc]]<br>[[Julie Bennett]]<br>[[Robert C. Bruce]]<br>[[June Foray]]<br>[[Mary Jane Croft]]
 
|Voice = [[Mel Blanc]]<br>[[Julie Bennett]]<br>[[Robert C. Bruce]]<br>[[June Foray]]<br>[[Mary Jane Croft]]
|Starring = [[Charlie Dog]]<br>Chihuahua<br>French Poodle<br>Doberman<br>Elvis Dog<br>Victor Barky<br>Cat<br>St. Bernard<br>Coach Dog<br>Laddie<br>Laddie's Owner<br>[[Narrator]]<br>Bassett Hound
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|Starring = [[Charlie Dog]]
 
|previous = [[To Itch His Own]]
 
|previous = [[To Itch His Own]]
 
|next = [[Knighty Knight Bugs]]
 
|next = [[Knighty Knight Bugs]]
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|Background-artist = [[Richard H. Thomas]]
 
|Background-artist = [[Richard H. Thomas]]
 
|Sound effects = [[Treg Brown]]
 
|Sound effects = [[Treg Brown]]
|Musician = [[Milt Franklyn]]}}'''Dog Tales''' is a 1958 [[Warner Bros.]] animated cartoon which consists of a series of blackout gags involving dogs (e.g., one in which a doberman pinscher viciously pinches an overweight U.S. Army private identified as "Doberman", a reference to (and a caricature of) the character played by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Gosfield Maurice Gosfield] on ''The Phil Silvers Show''; and another in which the narrator can't make up his mind whether the dog pictured is a pointer or a setter, and then finally shows a picture of a "point-setter". Reused animation from Chuck Jones' ''Often An Orphan'' (1948) and Friz Freleng's [[Piker's Peak]] (1957) is also seen here. This animated film features the voices of [[Mel Blanc]], [[Robert C. Bruce]] and Julie Bennett, and was directed by [[Robert McKimson]] and written by [[Tedd Pierce]]. It was released in theaters on July 26, 1958.
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|Musician = [[Milt Franklyn]]
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|video = [[File:Dog Tales|thumb|center|280px]]
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'''Dog Tales''' is a [[1958]] ''[[Looney Tunes]]'' short directed by [[Robert McKimson]].
   
== Video ==
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== Plot ==
[[File:Dog Tales LT|thumb|330x330px|none]]
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A series of blackout gags involving dogs are presented. A doberman pinscher viciously pinches an overweight U.S. Army private identified as "Doberman." Reference is made to (and a caricature of) the character played by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Gosfield Maurice Gosfield] on ''The Phil Silvers Show''. The narrator cannot make up his mind whether a dog pictured is a pointer or a setter, and then finally shows a picture of a "point-setter".
   
==External links==
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== Notes ==
*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051543/ ''Dog Tales (1958 film)''] at the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Movie_Database Internet Movie Database]
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* This short reuses animation from [[Chuck Jones]]' "[[Often an Orphan]]" ([[1948]]) and [[Friz Freleng]]'s "[[Foxy by Proxy]]" ([[1952]]) and "[[Piker's Peak]]" ([[1957]]).
*[http://www.allrovi.com/movies/movie/v150477 ''Dog Tales (1958 film)''] at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AllRovi AllRovi]
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* The Great Dane, called Victor Barky, is a parody of Victor Borge.
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* Production Number: 1484
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* MPAA Number: 18696
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* Laddie resembles Robert/Roberta from the short, "[[Mixed Master]]".
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== Gallery ==
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<gallery>
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Dog-tales-news.jpg|Elsa Hubbell's photo from the Warner Club News November 1957 issue on the newspaper.
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</gallery>
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== External Links ==
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* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051543/ ''Dog Tales (1958 film)''] at the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Movie_Database Internet Movie Database]
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[[Category:Cartoons directed by Robert McKimson]]
 
[[Category:Cartoons directed by Robert McKimson]]
 
[[Category:1958]]
 
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[[Category:Cartoons produced by John W. Burton]]
 
[[Category:Cartoons produced by John W. Burton]]
 
[[Category:Caricatures of real people]]
 
[[Category:Caricatures of real people]]
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[[Category:One-Shot Cartoons]]
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[[Category:Cartoons that reuse footage from earlier cartoons]]

Latest revision as of 13:53, April 7, 2019

Dog Tales
Dogtales
Directed By: Robert McKimson
Produced By: John W. Burton (uncredited)
Released: July 26, 1958
Series: Looney Tunes
Story: Tedd Pierce
Animation: George Grandpré
Ted Bonnicksen
Warren Batchelder
Tom Ray
Layouts: Robert Gribbroek
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas
Film Editor: Treg Brown
Voiced By: Mel Blanc
Julie Bennett
Robert C. Bruce
June Foray
Mary Jane Croft
Music: Milt Franklyn
Starring: Charlie Dog
Preceded By: To Itch His Own
Succeeded By: Knighty Knight Bugs
Dog Tales

Dog Tales

Dog Tales is a 1958 Looney Tunes short directed by Robert McKimson.

Plot Edit

A series of blackout gags involving dogs are presented. A doberman pinscher viciously pinches an overweight U.S. Army private identified as "Doberman." Reference is made to (and a caricature of) the character played by Maurice Gosfield on The Phil Silvers Show. The narrator cannot make up his mind whether a dog pictured is a pointer or a setter, and then finally shows a picture of a "point-setter".

Notes Edit

Gallery Edit

External Links Edit



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