Double Dribble (film)

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Double Dribble
Double Dribble.jpg
A midget Goofy has the ball.
Directed byJack Hannah
Produced byWalt Disney
Story byBill Berg
Milt Banta
StarringPinto Colvig (uncredited)
Music byOliver Wallace
Animation byBill Justice
John Sibley
Hugh Fraser
Andy Engman
Layouts byYale Gracey
Backgrounds byMaurice Greenberg
Color processTechnicolor
Production
company
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
December 20, 1946 (USA)
Running time
7 min (one reel)
LanguageEnglish

Double Dribble is a 1946 Disney theatrical cartoon short that spoofs the sport of basketball and stars Goofy. It is directed by Jack Hannah.

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A series of characters of the same species as Goofy are playing a game of college basketball, with one team representing "U.U." and the other representing the hopelessly outmatched and undersized "P.U." The short primarily focuses on a wide gamut of physically impossible and illegal stunts taken by each team. In the end, P.U. wins the match on a last-second shot that sends a P.U. player through the basket (although it appears to be P.U.'s own basket).

The game ends with the lone fan in the stands, presumably Goofy himself, singing the P.U. alma mater. (When the series was edited for television, this character was voiced by Jeff Bennett with a much different voice, more closely resembling the voice of Mr. Smee from Disney adaptations of Peter Pan.)

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