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ALL A BIR-R-R-D 1950

Warner Brothers Tweety Bird and Sylvester Cat (voiced by Mel Blanc) star in this animated short which takes place aboard a steam-powered heavyweight train. Sylvester’s attempt to capture and eat Tweety are thwarted at every turn by the train’s conductor, … Continue reading

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Hare Trigger 1945

Warner Brothers It’s Bugs Bunny and the first appearance of Yosemite Sam — filmed entirely onboard a train in this cartoon short from the golden days of “Termite Terrace”. The details are outstanding with lots of Old West cliches: A … Continue reading

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Reach For The Sky Pardner 1966

Warner Brothers I can’t resist including a television episode of F-Troop on my movie blog. This color episode from season two is chock full of old movie clips of a wood-burning steam engine and train. Opening scenes show a 4-4-0 … Continue reading

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