1953 Warner Brothers
short, voted the second greatest cartoon
ever by the International Animated Film Society
*. Daffy Duck
gamely tries to carry on with the picture
despite constantly changing scenery
, mismatched sound
tracks and inappropriate
effects, and even his own transformation
into a waddling, flipper-footed, polka-dotted beast with a "screwball
" flag flying from his tail. Daffy gets angrier and angrier, finally losing it completely at the end, never knowing who his unseen tormentor
Originally Chuck Jones himself was supposed to appear at the end, but they nixed the idea in favor of a better gag.
* Number one was What's Opera, Doc?