Andrea/Duck Dodgers here. I friendly welcome every fan of animation at my blog. The goal is to support the love and rediscovery of Classic Theatrical Cartoons from the Golden Age of Animation, keeping meanwhile an eye on Golden Age "Funny Animals" Comics as well as on modern animated productions! Every SUPPRESSED ethnic caricature to be sometimes presented here is just for HISTORICAL and EDUCATIONAL purpose and NOT to offend anyone. Stay Tooned and Enjoy the place !

Saturday, March 18, 2006

To my hero John K !

On his terrific blog, my hero John K asked me if I could " do a pile of Frame blowups of Daffy from "Great Piggy Bank Robbery" saying' "What'll I do? It looks like a Piggy Bank crime wave!I'll call that detec-i-tive, Duck Twacy! "
All the crazy close up Scribner drawings!"

And I did it! Enjoy!


































































Yours Truly,

Duck Dodgers

Blog Founder and Administrator

21 Comments:

Blogger Duck Dodgers said...

Other requests, John ?

11:57 am

 
Blogger Gabriel said...

How the hell did those guys accomplish that? How can a character move so much and talk at the same time? Did they plan the lipsync and posing separately and then merged them only in the last moment? Another scene that always impressed me was Daffy talking to himself after reading the comic (the speech which culminates with him punching himself). If you analyze the individual frames it's even hard to see that he is actually talking during the whole action, yet when it's played at the correct speed everything fits together. I wonder how much experimentation was needed to perfect that. It's a pity modern cartoons don't do that.
The last amazing 'talking while doing tons of stuff' cartoon I watched was actually spumco's The Best Son. For some reason most people don't seem to be aware it even exists, but it's one of the best flash stuff i ever watched.

2:26 pm

 
Blogger JohnK said...

Hey Andrea!

That's great! There's another scene too, isn't there?

Where his beak looks dirty?

I find when I scrool down your page fast, the panels animate!

I will link to it in a couple days.

Thanks a lot!

3:03 pm

 
Blogger Duck Dodgers said...

Thanks, John!

could you please email me at this address?

ippolitiandrea@tiscali.it

it's about a deal and money, I would like to know if you could sell me something.
Please contact me!

3:19 pm

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I can't believe how good this site is! Thanks a million for posting Daffy!

-Eddie Fitzgerald

3:47 pm

 
Anonymous Charlie J. said...

Duck,
I'm learning alot from your blog and John's. Thanks for posting these, and keep up the good work.

4:26 pm

 
Blogger Alicia said...

John K said...
"I find when I scrool down your page fast, the panels animate!"

Ha! I was just about to say that!

4:36 pm

 
Anonymous Nicolas Martinez said...

Great pics! I love scrolling down the thing to animate.

7:20 pm

 
Blogger Jorge Garrido said...

Holy crap they animate perfectly! I'm going back through all the posts and scrolling donw and stuff! Expect a GIF soon!

8:00 pm

 
Anonymous Nic Kramer said...

Yeah, this is great! John did mention did metions in some stills Daffy's beck look like a certin orgin.

11:26 pm

 
Blogger Trevour said...

Scrolling a browswer window to animate! Now that's interactivity.

8:38 am

 
Blogger :: smo :: said...

wow this is awesome! thank you! there's readable posing in EVERY frame! is this every frame of the animation in the sequence? or select keys?

2:11 pm

 
Blogger Duck Dodgers said...

I remember they are not all the frames but many, many from that sequence.

5:27 pm

 
Blogger S.G.A said...

wow Thank you , also for any body as dumb as me, if you save this page you can keep all the frames an print em!

6:24 pm

 
Blogger Kitty said...

that rocks

9:09 pm

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Duck,
way cool the way it animates when you scroll. Well done!
Chris

3:24 am

 
Anonymous Justin Weber said...

That's sweet. I make my browser window small enough for one frame, and then scroll it down, that seems to work pretty good.

6:22 am

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I always enjoy that scene. I get a rush of inspiration, entertainment, and creativity instantly and simultaneously from that moment in that amazing animated short. Thanks for posting it!

-Kevin S.

5:10 pm

 
Blogger lastangelman said...

xclnt screenshots, if i focus one part of screen while I scroll I can animate the sequence back and forth or forwards and back if you like. If you got a really good slo-mo feature on your DVD, watching all the different poses work together is awesome.

5:50 am

 
Anonymous Ace Tate said...

just incredible. seeing work of this quality up close just pisses you off over all the "ani-ma-shun" dreck foisted on the world since. either the drawing or the direction would be seminal. the combination is just freakin' genius.

12:39 am

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi all!
Impressive webpage! I like it a lot! I'm looking forward to the next update

Bye

1:47 pm

 

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