Birth of a Notion
Studio: Warner Brothers Release Date : April 12, 1947 Series: Looney Tunes
  1. General Info

Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted

Synopsis

Not wanting to fly south for the winter, Daffy takes refuge in an old house where a mad scientist lives, who needs the wishbone of a duck for his experiment.

Characters

Daffy Duck
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Caricatures

Peter Lorre
(Voice: Stan Freberg)

Credits

Director

Robert "Bob" McKimson
Robert "Bob" Clampett

Animator

Rod Scribner
Richard "Dick" Bickenbach
Cal Dalton
Isadore "Izzy" Ellis
Anatolle "Tolly" Kirsanoff
Fred Abranz
Fred Jones

Story

Warren Foster

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc
Stan Freberg

Layout

Cornett Wood

Producer

Edward "Eddie" Selzer

Music Sources

Friend, Cliff and Dave Franklin : "When My Dream Boat Comes Home "

Distributor(s)

Warner Brothers

Trivia

  • Bob Clampett started production on this short, but he left the studio before it could be finished. Robert McKimson took over directing duties.

Television

The Daffy Duck Show (Season 1, Episode 12)

Video Information

VHS

United States

Daffy Duck and Company

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 2

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 6
Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection - Volume 6
50 Cartoon Collection: Looney Tunes

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 11109
Production No.: 1352
Running time: 7:20
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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Sources

Robert "Bob" McKimson: Director
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Warren Foster: Story
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Stan Freberg: Voices
  • Unverified

Rod Scribner: Animator
  • Verified by DVD commentary

Richard "Dick" Bickenbach: Animator
  • Verified by DVD commentary

Cal Dalton: Animator
  • Verified by DVD commentary

Isadore "Izzy" Ellis: Animator
  • Verified by DVD commentary

Cornett Wood: Layout
  • Verified by DVD commentary

Anatolle "Tolly" Kirsanoff: Animator
  • Verified by DVD commentary

Fred Abranz: Animator
  • Verified by original animator's drafts

Fred Jones: Animator
  • Verified by DVD commentary

Robert "Bob" Clampett: Director
  • Verified by DVD commentary

Edward "Eddie" Selzer: Producer
  • Unverified