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Tex Avery Screwball Classics: Volume 2

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Genres: Animation, Comedy, Short
Director: Tex Avery
Plot Synopsis:

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                                    


  • Release Details
    Release Date: December 1st, 2020
    MPAA Rating: Not Rated
    Movie Release Year: 1957
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Warner Archive Collection
  • Technical Specs
    Specs:Blu-ray Disc
    BRAND NEW MASTERS for each episode
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p AVC/MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.37:1
    Audio Formats:English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
    Subtitles/Captions:English SDH
    Special Features:Documentary "Tex Avery: King of Cartoons"