Friday, September 16, 2011

093 The Rocky Road To Ruin

Title: The Rocky Road to Ruin (no The in the retitle)
Studio: Columbia
Date: 09/16/43
Credits: -
Series: -
Running time (of viewed version): 8:16
Commercial DVD Availability: -

Synopsis: When you're really old and it is almost pointless, you may win. But not until then.

Comments: Central Park in the gay '90s. Redheaded Gibson girl Eleanor goes for Phineas Filch the green skinned villain who she seems to like and who seems successful, not Waldo Stout the buffoon who sells newspapers. Inappropriately recycles animation within the cartoon. The say what you see score is kinda cool. Columbia cartoons start with text more often than others in 1943, I think (except for Clampett). Feels like a Jay Ward cartoon in some ways. Like Cartoons Ain't Human, recycling the old ratbone deal. Why? I'm not sure why the title is what it is.


  1. Whoa, what's with the incredible similarities to Warner Bros.' "The Dover Boys at Pimento University" released the year before? Those two look way too much like Dora Standpipe and Dan Backslide.