TEX AVERY SCREWBALL CLASSICS: VOLUME TWO
Available on Blu-Ray and DVD DECEMBER 1, 2020
FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY!
NEW 2020 1080P MASTERS FROM 4K SCANS OF PRESERVATION ELEMENTS!
Run Time: 149:00
Subtitles: English SDH
Audio Specs: DTS HD-Master Audio 2.0 – English
Aspect Ratio: 4×3, 1.37:1 Full Frame
Product Color: COLOR
Disc Configuration: BD 50
Special Feature: Documentary “Tex Avery: King of Cartoons”
Welcome back for another three-ring circus of animated comedy from the legendary leader of cartoon fun – director Tex Avery. In the first ring, Avery serves up some of his finest one-shot creations: cartoons featuring cats who hate people, wacky cuckoo clocks, kooky cavemen and lovelorn French fleas. We also meet up again with Avery’s attractive Red Riding Hood, a pair of amorous wolves and his durable all-around fall guy, Spike. The second ring is a showcase for Avery’s ironically deadpan “Happy Hound”: Droopy. This time, Droopy appears in a number of guises – each one funnier than the last. As bandleader “John Pettybone,” he leads his jazz-playing fleas to the heights of canine stardom. Out West, as a homesteader and a sheepherder, he has his final showdowns with the Wolf. The third ring offers a whimsical glimpse into the future – or at least a future from the POV of the mid-20th century – with a plethora of zany postwar inventions. While none of the cartoons “of tomorrow” foresaw smartphones or Blu-ray players, these far-fetched contraptions, gadgets, houses and farms, televisions, and various modes of transportation could only come from the madcap mind of Avery and his MGM crew. Uncut, restored and remastered in High Definition for the first time, Tex Avery Screwball Classics Collection Volume 2 is another must-own collection from the master of hand-drawn mayhem.
This 21-cartoon collection includes:
1. LITTLE RURAL RIDING HOOD
2. THE CUCKOO CLOCK
3. MAGICAL MAESTRO
4. ONE CAB’S FAMILY
5. CAT THAT HATED PEOPLE
6. DOGGONE TIRED
7. THE FLEA CIRCUS
8. FIELD AND SCREAM
9. THE FIRST BAD MAN
10. OUT FOXED
11. DROOPY’S DOUBLE TROUBLE
12. THREE LITTLE PUPS
13. DRAGALONG DROOPY
14. HOMESTEADER DROOPY
15. DIXIELAND DROOPY
16. COUNTERFEIT CAT
17. VENTRILOQUIST CAT
18. HOUSE OF TOMORROW
19. CAR OF TOMORROW
20. TV OF TOMORROW
21. FARM OF TOMORROW
Volume 1 will also be available on DVD on December 1, 2020.
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