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'''''Dog Tales''''' is a 1958 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Brothers Warner Brothers] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animated_cartoon animated cartoon] which consists of a series of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackout_gag blackout gags] involving dogs (e.g., one in which a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doberman_pinscher 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 ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Phil_Silvers_Show The Phil Silvers Show]''; and another in which the narrator can't make up his mind whether the dog pictured is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointing_breed pointer] or a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Setter setter], and then finally shows a picture of a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poinsettia "point-setter"]). Reused animation from Chuck Jones' ''Often An Orphan'' (1948) and Friz Freleng's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piker%27s_Peak Piker's Peak] (1957) is also seen here. This animated film features the voices of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel_Blanc Mel Blanc], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_C._Bruce Robert C. Bruce] and Julie Bennett, and was directed by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_McKimson Robert McKimson] and written by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tedd_Pierce Tedd Pierce]. It was released in theaters on July 26, 1958.
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'''''Dog Tales''''' is a 1958 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Brothers Warner Brothers] 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]], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_C._Bruce Robert C. Bruce] and Julie Bennett, and was directed by [[Robert McKimson]] and written by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tedd_Pierce Tedd Pierce]. It was released in theaters on July 26, 1958.
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051543/ ''Dog Tales (1958 film)''] at the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Movie_Database Internet Movie Database]
 
*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051543/ ''Dog Tales (1958 film)''] at the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Movie_Database Internet Movie Database]
 
*[http://www.allrovi.com/movies/movie/v150477 ''Dog Tales (1958 film)''] at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AllRovi AllRovi]
 
*[http://www.allrovi.com/movies/movie/v150477 ''Dog Tales (1958 film)''] at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AllRovi AllRovi]
[[Category:Films directed by Robert McKimson]]
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[[Category:Cartoons directed by Robert McKimson]]
[[Category:Films directed by Friz Freleng]]
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[[Category:1958]]
[[Category:1958 films]]
 
 
[[Category:Shorts]]
 
[[Category:Shorts]]
 
[[Category:Looney Tunes shorts]]
 
[[Category:Looney Tunes shorts]]

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Dogtales

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Dog Tales is a 1958 Warner Brothers 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 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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