The Draft Horse
Directed By: Charles M. Jones
Produced By: Leon Schlesinger
Released: May 9, 1942
Series: Merrie Melodies
Story: Tedd Pierce
Animation: Robert Cannon
Bob Givens (uncredited)
Ken Harris (uncredited)
Ben Washam (uncredited)
Film Editor: Treg Brown
Voiced By: Mel Blanc
Music: Carl W. Stalling
Starring: The Draft Horse
Preceded By: The Wacky Wabbit
Succeeded By: Nutty News

The Draft Horse is a 1942 Merrie Melodies short directed by Chuck Jones.


A farmer's horse attempts to enlist in the U.S. Army, but he is rejected when he flunks the physical, despite his strong attitude about it. Dejected, he finds himself in a phony battlefield which teaches him what war is really like and decides to knit sweaters as a way to help fighting soldiers overseas.



  • Last cartoon to have WARNER BROS. and Present before they change to a new font.


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