Hollywood Daffy

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Hollywood Daffy
Merrie Melodies (Daffy Duck) series
Directed by Friz Freleng (uncredited)
Produced by Edward Selzer (uncredited)
Story by Michael Maltese
Voices by Mel Blanc
Richard Bickenbach (uncredited)
Music by Carl Stalling
Animation by Ken Champin
Gerry Chiniquy
Manuel Perez
Virgil Ross
Layouts by Hawley Pratt
Backgrounds by Paul Julian
Studio Warner Bros. Cartoons
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Release date(s) June 22, 1946 (USA)
Color process Technicolor
Running time 7 minutes
Language English

Hollywood Daffy is a 1946 Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon, directed by an uncredited Friz Freleng (why Freleng is uncredited is unclear), written by Michael Maltese, and starring Daffy Duck.

Plot[edit]

The film begins with a pack of wolves howling in the center of Hollywood (a pun on the greed of Hollywood executives, often called "wolves" in those days). Daffy, having travelled to Hollywood, attempts to get into the "Warmer Bros." studio to see movie stars. However, the abrasive Keystone Kops-like security guard with a Joe Besser like voice will not let him pass through the gate. After unsuccessfully endeavoring to enter the studio by way of various disguises and being thrown out each time, culminating with Daffy posing as a film director, but ultimately this disguise is exposed as well. Daffy finally declares that he won't leave until he literally "sees [movie] stars." The guard agrees to figuratively show him the stars, then bashes Daffy over the head and throws him out of the studio, where the dazed Daffy can see all the stars he wants...circling his head.

Hollywood celebrities featured in the cartoon[edit]

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