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Toon Zone Talkback - "Looney Tunes Golden Collection" Vol. 6 Announced

Discussion in 'Back To The Inkwell - Classic Cartoons Discussion' started by joltman, Jul 9, 2008.

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  1. Toony Loon

    Toony Loon What's all the hubub, bub?

    Jul 25, 2006
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    Nice bonus materials, with a documentary on Mel Blanc!
    The bonus cartoons are good too. Nice to see "Rabbit Rampage."
  2. PF9

    PF9 Member

    Jul 9, 2008
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    The bonus materials aren't real bad. In fact, I might just go as far to say they're great.

    But keep in mind, the bonus cartoons will need to be restored eventually for other future releases. With this in mind, I have thought up a few more DVD sets.

    The Lesser Known Works of Chuck Jones
    Disc 1:
    Household Havoc (Claude Cat, Marc and Pussyfoot, Hubie and Bertie)
    1. Roughly Squeaking (Hubie and Bertie)
    2. House Hunting Mice (Hubie and Bertie)
    3. Mouse Warming (Claude Cat)
    4. Terrier Stricken (Claude Cat)
    5. Two's a Crowd (Claude Cat)
    6. Feline Frame-Up (Claude Cat, Marc and Pussyfoot)
    The Three Bears
    7. What's Brewin', Bruin?
    8. Bee-Deviled Bruin
    Charlie Dog
    9. Little Orphan Airedale
    10. A Hound for Trouble
    Ralph Phillips
    11. From A To Z-Z-Z-Z
    12. Boyhood Daze
    (Note: Household Havoc is the name I made up as an umbrella term for the characters listed under it)

    Disc 2 (Sniffles):
    1. Naughty but Mice
    2. Little Brother Rat
    3. Sniffles and the Bookworm
    4. Sniffles Takes a Trip
    5. The Egg Collector
    6. Bedtime for Sniffles
    7. Sniffles Bells the Cat
    8. The Brave Little Bat
    9. The Unbearable Bear
    10. Lost and Foundling
    11. Hush My Mouse

    Possible non-commentary special features
    From the Vault:
    Baby Looney Tunes episode "Duck Reflucks" (Features a caricature of Jones)
    Chuck Jones Film Production Cartoons: Chariots of Fur, Superior Duck, Father of the Bird, Pullet Surprise, From Hare to Eternity

    The Many Friends and Enemies of Sylvester
    (Note: No Sylvester/Tweety cartoons are on this set, those will be a different set)
    Disc 1: Hippety Hopper and Junior
    Hippety Hopper series
    1. Hop, Look and Listen
    2. Hippety Hopper
    3. Pop 'im Pop
    4. Who's Kitten Who?
    5. Hoppy Go Lucky
    6. Cats A-weigh
    7. Bell Hoppy
    8. Lighthouse Mouse
    9. Too Hop to Handle
    10. Slap-Hoppy Mouse
    11. Mouse-taken Identity
    12. Hoppy Daze
    13. Freudy Cat
    Sylvester and Junior only
    14. The Cat's Paw
    15. Fish and Slips
    16. Claws in the Lease

    Disc 2: Sylvester Against the World
    1. Mexican Cat Dance (Speedy Gonzales)
    2. Road to Andalay (Speedy Gonzales)
    3. It's Nice to Have a Mouse Around the House (Speedy Gonzales)
    4. Cats and Bruises (Speedy Gonzales)
    5. Life with Feathers
    6. Peck Up Your Troubles
    7. Doggone Cats
    8. Tree for Two (Spike and Chester)
    9. Dr. Jerkyl's Hide (Spike and Chester)
    10. Catch As Cats Can
    11. Mouse Mazurka
    12. A Mouse Divided
    13. By Word of Mouse
    14. A Kiddie's Kitty
    15. Pappy's Puppy
    16. D' Fightin' Ones

    Sylvester and Tweety's Many Capades
    (contains all the Sylvester/Tweety pairings not released on the LTGC)
    Disc 1:
    1. Birdy and the Beast (Tweety solo)
    2. I Taw a Putty Tat
    3. Home Tweet Home
    4. Fowl Weather
    5. Tom Tom Tomcat
    6. A Street Cat Named Sylvester
    7. Catty Cornered
    8. Dog Pounded
    9. Muzzle Tough
    10. Sandy Claws
    11. Tweety's Circus
    12. Tweet and Sour
    13. Tree Cornered Tweety

    Disc 2:
    1. Tugboat Granny
    2. Tweet Zoo
    3. Greedy For Tweety
    4. A Pizza Tweety Pie
    5. A Bird in a Bonnet
    6. Trick or Tweet
    7. Tweet and Lovely
    8. Tweet Dreams
    9. Hyde and Go Tweet
    10. Trip For Tat
    11. Rebel Without Claws
    12. The Jet Cage
    13. Hawaiian Aye Aye

    Possible non-commentary special features
    From the Vault: The newest Sylvester/Tweety cartoon, Museum Scream

    The Early Days of Color Merrie Melodies
    Features 26 color cartoons released between 1934-1936, all restored and remastered. All cartoons are new to DVD, and are presented in chronological order.

    Disc 1:
    1. Honeymoon Hotel
    2. Beauty and the Beast
    3. Those Beautiful Dames
    4. Pop Goes Your Heart
    5. Mr. and Mrs. Is the Name
    6. The Country Boy
    7. Along Flirtation Walk
    8. My Green Fedora
    9. Into Your Dance
    10. The Country Mouse
    11. The Merry Old Soul
    12. The Lady in Red
    13. Little Dutch Plate

    Disc 2:
    1. Billboard Frolics
    2. Flowers for Madame
    3. I Wanna Play House
    4. The Cat Came Back
    5. I'm a Big Shot Now
    6. Let It Be Me
    7. I'd Love to Take Orders From You
    8. Bingo Crosbyana
    9. When I Yoo Hoo
    10. At Your Service Madame
    11. Toytown Hall
    12. Boulevardier from the Bronx
    13. Don't Look Now

    Possible non-commentary special features
    The a.a.p. logo seen on the pre-1948 cartoons, restored and remastered

    NOTE: Sunday Go to Meetin' Time is not included as it is reserved for the collection of controversial cartoons
    #22 PF9, Jul 30, 2008
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  3. J. B. Warner

    J. B. Warner Increasing my wordiness

    Nov 20, 2003
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    Wow, extra-skimpy on the commentaries this year. They must have listened to the two people on GAC who said they hated them.

    Still, a pretty nice crop of bonuses! I just hope they're remastered, but if not, I at least hope the prints they use are more than decent.
  4. DarkKnight

    DarkKnight Member

    Jul 16, 2005
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    I'm really excited about this set as always. There's some really great cartoons on here like my favorite Yosemite toon Hare Trigger and Chow Hounds is hilarious. It's also nice to have some Bosko mixed in with the rest.
  5. Fifi Fanatic

    Fifi Fanatic Certified Skunkologist

    Dec 14, 2005
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    I'm guessing at a change of format/philosophy in the Looney Tunes DVD releases? The "Golden Collections" are aimed at us hardcore fans/historians/collectors/etc. I mean, where else are you gonna find a disc of Bosko and Buddy cartoons? However, like it or not, the mainstream viewer would have little or no interest in Bosko. They want those shorts from the 40's thru the early 60's with Bugs, Daffy, Wile E., Pepe, Taz, and all the usual suspects. I imagine that what we're gonna get from here on out will be catering more to that crowd.

    If you're only gonna have one Pepe cartoon on here, I can think of about a half-dozen that would have been a better choice than "Heaven Scent". Hopefully, that means that they are indeed saving the better Pepe cartoons for something else....
  6. DarkKnight

    DarkKnight Member

    Jul 16, 2005
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    They could do that, but since they say they don't plan do duplicate cartoons previously released on future sets, it would only last so long until all they were left with was older or more obscure cartoons. That is assuming they still intend to restore and release the entire library of course. I tend to think we'll continue to get kind of a mixed bag just in smaller doses. WB seems to have shifted almost all of their dvd releases to 2 disc sets like all the newer HB sets and the recent change to the Popeye dvd's.
  7. Spike Mcdougal

    Spike Mcdougal The Legendary Outlaw

    Jan 6, 2002
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    Rabbit Rampage, finally!!!


    Hated the commentaries or hated the people doing them? Either way

    *Shakes fist*

  8. Nexonius

    Nexonius Ten, count em', ten years!

    Jun 28, 2007
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    Now, the first two looks, the front and rear, I like. A lot.


  9. DarkKnight

    DarkKnight Member

    Jul 16, 2005
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    i wish there were more commentaries too, but at least there seems to be no john k. on this set :D.
  10. PF9

    PF9 Member

    Jul 9, 2008
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    Agreed. You should never have someone who hates a certain cartoon do a commentary on that cartoon.

    And now I present 2 more DVD sets I thought up (centered around Chuck Jones)

    The Chuck Jones Cavalcade featuring Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, Pepe Le Pew and Marvin the Martian

    Disc 1: Wile E. and Marvin's Pursuits of Victory
    Wile E. and Road Runner
    1. Hook, Line and Stinker
    2. Hip Hip-Hurry!
    3. Hot-Rod and Reel!
    4. Wild About Hurry
    5. Fastest with the Mostest
    6. Hopalong Casualty
    7. Zip 'N Snort
    8. Lickety-Splat
    9. Beep Prepared
    10. Zoom at the Top
    11. War and Pieces
    Marvin the Martian
    12. The Hasty Hare
    13. Hare-Way to the Stars
    14. Mad as a Mars Hare
    Wile E. and Bugs Bunny
    15. Rabbit's Feat
    16. Compressed Hare
    (note: the rest of the DFE Road Runners would be on another set)

    Possible non-commentary special features
    From the Vault: The recent Marvin cartoons, Marvin the Martian in the Third Dimension and Attack of the Drones; Little Go Beep - the very first meeting of Wile E. and Road Runner (not by release date, by how old the characters were)

    Disc 2: Pepe's Pursuits of Love
    1. Scent-imental Over You
    2. Odor of The Day (directed by Art Davis, included for sake of completion)
    3. Scentimental Romeo
    4. Little Beau Pepé
    5. Wild Over You
    6. The Cats Bah
    7. Two Scent's Worth
    8. Past Perfumance
    9. Heaven Scent
    10. Touché and Go
    11. Really Scent
    12. Who Scent You?
    13. A Scent of The Matterhorn
    14. Louvre Come Back To Me
    15. Hare-Breadth Hurry (Wile E. and Bugs Bunny)

    The Crazy World of Chuck Jones
    Contains all the Chuck Jones-directed one-shots not released on the LTGC (except Angel Puss, which is on the controversial cartoons collection, and Nelly's Folly, which is on the Oscar noms collection), plus The Squawkin' Hawk (Henery's debut), and the Ralph and Sam cartoons that were not on the LTGC.

    Disc 1: 1939-1942
    1. Dog Gone Modern
    2. Robin Hood Makes Good
    3. Snow Man's Land
    4. The Good Egg
    5. The Curious Puppy
    6. The Mighty Hunters
    7. Ghost Wanted
    8. Stage Fright
    9. Joe Glow, the Firefly
    10. Toy Trouble
    11. Snowtime for Comedy
    12. Saddle Silly
    13. The Bird Came C.O.D.
    14. Dog Tired
    15. The Squawkin' Hawk (Henrey Hawk)
    16. Fox Pop

    Disc 2: 1943-1963
    1. Fin n' Catty
    2. From Hand to Mouse
    3. Quentin Quail
    4. The Eager Beaver
    5. Fair and Worm-er
    6. Punch Trunk
    7. Double Or Mutton (Ralph and Sam)
    8. Sheep Ahoy (Ralph and Sam)
    9. To Itch His Own
    10. Ready, Woolen & Able (Ralph and Sam)
    11. High Note
    12. The Mouse On 57th Street
    13. A Sheep In The Deep (Ralph and Sam)
    14. I Was A Teenage Thumb
    15. Woolen Under Where (Ralph and Sam)
    #30 PF9, Aug 5, 2008
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