Tuesday, May 10, 2011

050 The Last Round Up

1943 Number: 050
Title: The Last Round Up
Studio: Terry
Date: 05/14/43
Credits: -
Series: Gandy and Sourpuss
Running time (of viewed version): 5:40
Commercial DVD Availability: Shockingly yes, on a public domain release: http://www.amazon.com/CLASSIC-MOVIES-Neath-Arizona-Skies/dp/B000LCAF16/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1300552249&sr=8-1

Synopsis: Gandy and Sourpuss blow themselves up, then blow up Hitler and Mussolini.

Comments: Semaphore. I wonder if the Terrytoons will ever catch on to WWII style uniforms. Shell to the chest. Sourpuss on a scooter? Those star shaped stars in the Terry sky. Wait, are they actually dead? The bugs seem to be Germans, as they are heiling. Hitler as a pig. Mussolini as a monkey. Quite a lot of Hitler in this one. Interesting elevator cutaway chase with a running gunfight. Pretty much an A cartoon. Backgrounds are great. They loot some beer before they leave the castle. I don't get the title, unless they are dead after the shell explodes.

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