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Porky's Phoney Express
Porkysphoneyexpress
Directed By: Cal Howard
Cal Dalton
Produced By: Leon Schlesinger
Released: March 19, 1938
Series: Looney Tunes
Story: Melvin Millar
Animation: Herman Cohen
Layouts:
Backgrounds:
Film Editor: Treg Brown
Voiced By: Mel Blanc
Tex Avery
Billy Bletcher
Music: Carl W. Stalling
Starring: Porky Pig
Porky's Boss
Preceded By: The Sneezing Weasel
Succeeded By: A Star is Hatched

Porky's Phoney Express is a 1938 Looney Tunes cartoon.

Plot

Porky gets recruited to work at a pony express, and he has to get past Indians.

Synopsis

This cartoon starts out at a pony express department. Several dogs are depositing their mail, and they're all being delivered by a dog riding on a horse, as a man screams, "There they go"!

The letters are then given to a dog inside a mailing center, and he scatters them across different boxes reading, East, North, South and North. The letters then fall to the other side of the mailing center, and a man vacuums then up. He then puts them away in a bag. They are then thrown inside a parachute, falling next to a dog on a horse. The dog then picks up a phone and calls his horse asking him if they're ready. The two then ride off.

Meanwhile in another part of the town Porky is working at a mail deposit. He is sweeping the floors, when his boss gives him a call and asks him to lick the letter he had. Porky suggests to his boss that he should be riding the mail, but he laughs at that idea. He responds back with, "No" and this anger's Porky, and he proceeds to pretend to be riding a horse while delivering the mail. This makes Porky's boss angry and asks him, "To cut it out".

Outside of the building the Dog and his horse arrive at the Pony Express Office. He comes to tell his boss (Also Porky's) that he's having a hard time getting past the Indians. The boss tells him that it's important as it supposed to go to the red gulch and they haven't had mail in weeks. The boss ponders what to do. He passes some horse-shoes and they give him an idea. He decides that he will send out Porky and use as a stool pigeon in an attempt to get the Indians distracted.

Porky is dusting up, when he hears his boss call him. He walks over furiously, however that changes to excitement when his boss tells him that he's going to be the one to deliver the mail. After Porky leaves the boss and the other mail deliver decide to laugh themselves silly, to the point where all of the horseshoes in their bag falls out.

Porky goes outside and gets on a horse with the mail in hand. He and the horse take off.

Hiding and watching from rocks are some Indians. The Indians notice porky and one of them (that goes between the rocks like a snake) moves. Another one is scratching his back when he notices Porky on the road. He calls for an Indian taxi and asks it, "To follow the horse"!

As Porky is riding, Indian arrows start firing everywhere. Porky and the horse find themselves pursued by Indians. They run, but get stuck in the mud. Eventually a shot from an arrow is able to free Porky and the horse from the mud. Porky fires a gun, but it backfires and sends Porky back and forth.

One of the Indians that is one a tricycle makes a call and attempts to throw an ax at porky, causing all of the letters to fall off of the bag. Porky runs back and attempts to catch them all with a net, but the Indians are still on Porky's tail. He turns around in an attempt to get away from them. Porky is eventually able to make it to town, and everybody treats him like a hero, while the Indians are furious.

At the end of the cartoon the roles are reversed as Porky is now running the pony express service. He calls his boy (his original boss) over. He asks him to lick the letter and then pushes him aside.


Porky Pig Cartoons
1935 I Haven't Got A HatGold Diggers of '49
1936 Plane DippyAlpine AnticsThe Phantom ShipBoom BoomThe Blow OutWestward WhoaFish TalesShanghaied ShipmatesPorky's PetPorky the RainmakerPorky's Poultry PlantPorky's Moving DayMilk and MoneyLittle Beau PorkyThe Village SmithyPorky in the North WoodsBoulevardier from the Bronx
1937 Porky the WrestlerPorky's Road RacePicador PorkyPorky's RomancePorky's Duck HuntPorky and GabbyPorky's BuildingPorky's Super ServicePorky's Badtime StoryPorky's RailroadGet Rich Quick PorkyPorky's GardenRover's RivalThe Case of the Stuttering PigPorky's Double TroublePorky's Hero Agency
1938 Porky's PoppaPorky at the CrocaderoWhat Price PorkyPorky's Phoney ExpressPorky's Five and TenPorky's Hare HuntInjun TroublePorky the FiremanPorky's PartyWholly SmokePorky in WackylandPorky's Naughty NephewPorky in EgyptThe Daffy DocPorky the Gob
1939 The Lone Stranger and PorkyIt's an Ill WindPorky's Tire TroublePorky's Movie MysteryChicken JittersPorky and TeabiscuitKristopher Kolumbus Jr.Polar PalsScalp TroubleOld GloryPorky's PicnicWise QuacksPorky's HotelJeepers CreepersNaughty NeighborsPied Piper PorkyPorky the Giant KillerThe Film Fan
1940 Porky's Last StandAfrica SqueaksAli-Baba BoundPilgrim PorkySlap Happy PappyPorky's Poor FishYou Ought to Be in PicturesThe Chewin' BruinPorky's Baseball BroadcastPatient PorkyCalling Dr. PorkyPrehistoric PorkyThe Sour PussPorky's Hired HandThe Timid Toreador
1941 Porky's Snooze ReelPorky's Bear FactsPorky's PreviewPorky's AntA Coy DecoyPorky's Prize PonyWe, The Animals - Squeak!The Henpecked DuckNotes to YouRobinson Crusoe Jr.Porky's Midnight MatineePorky's Pooch
1942 Porky's Pastry PiratesWho's Who in the ZooPorky's CafeMy Favorite Duck
1943 Confusions of a Nutzy SpyYankee Doodle DaffyPorky Pig's FeatA Corny Concerto
1944 Tom Turk and DaffyTick Tock TuckeredSwooner CroonerDuck Soup to NutsSlightly DaffyBrother Brat
1945 Trap Happy PorkyWagon Heels
1946 Baby BottleneckDaffy DoodlesKitty KorneredThe Great Piggy Bank RobberyMouse Menace
1947 One Meat BrawlLittle Orphan Airedale
1948 Daffy Duck Slept HereNothing But The ToothThe Pest That Came to DinnerRiff Raffy DaffyScaredy Cat
1949 Awful OrphanPorky ChopsPaying the PiperDaffy Duck HuntCurtain RazorOften an OrphanDough For The Do-DoBye, Bye Bluebeard
1950 Boobs in the WoodsThe Scarlet PumpernickelAn Egg ScrambleGolden YeggsThe DuckstersDog Collared
1951 The Wearing of the GrinDrip-Along DaffyThe Prize Pest
1952 Thumb FunCracked QuackFool Coverage
1953 Duck Dodgers In The 24½th Century
1954 Claws for AlarmMy Little Duckaroo
1955 Jumpin' JupiterDime to Retire
1956 Rocket SquadDeduce, You Say
1957 Boston Quackie
1958 Robin Hood Daffy
1959 China Jones
1961 Daffy's Inn Trouble
1965 Corn on the Cop
1966 Mucho Locos
1980 Duck Dodgers and the Return of the 24½th Century
1996 Superior Duck
2004 My Generation G-G-Gap

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