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A Corny Concerto (1943)

Making fun of "Fantasia", Bugs, Porky Pig and Porky's dog do a ballet after Elmer Fudd introduces "A Tale of the Vienna Woods."

A Coy Decoy (1941)

Characters on book covers come to life, including Porky and Daffy. The "Wolf of Wall Street" chases Daffy through "The Hurricane," "The Storm" and across "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" before expiring in "For Whom the Bell Tolls."

A Gruesome Twosome (1945)

Two cats (one a caricature of Jimmy Durante) battle violently for the affections of a pretty girl cat, who'll dispense her favors on the one who brings her a little bird. Unfortunately for the lovestruck felines, the bird in question is a vicious little thing named Tweety.

A Tale of Two Kitties (1942)

Babbit and Catstello, take-offs on Bud Abbott and Lou Costello try to catch the little Tweety bird, using everything from stilts to dynamite. Trouble is, the tiny bird has a vicious streak in him.

Academic Freedom and Berkeley.

Presenter William F. Buckley Jr.; guest, Harold Taylor. Harold Taylor, former President of Sarah Lawrence College, and William F. Buckley discuss the effects of the Free Speech Movement and associated radicalisms on breaking down academic discipline at Berkeley and which views, such as racism and Communism, might and which might not, under the tenets of academic freedom, disqualify a scholar from being hired by a university. Originally taped as an episode of the television program Firing Line on January 16, 1967. 50 min.

Africa Squeaks (1940)

Porky Pig goes on a safari in Africa, and runs into an assortment of crazy animals, wacky natives and Kay Kyser giving dance lessons in the middle of the jungle.

Ali-Baba Bound (1940)

Porky finds out that Ali-Baba and his Dirty Sleeves plan to attack the fort; it's up to him to go warn the fort. He gets there to discover everyone has left for the Legion convention in Boston. Porky and his rented camel fend off the attackers themselves for a while, but when the situation gets dire, the young camel summons its mother. Momma takes care of the attacker that's menacing them. The secret weapon, who has been sitting on the bench with an artillery shell strapped to his head, now comes in, but runs right through the fort and into Ali-Baba.

All American Girl (TV, 1994-1995)

Cast: Margaret Cho, Maddie Corman, Judy Gold, Amy Hill, Ashley Johnson, Clyde Kusatsu, Jodi Long, J.B. Qwon, Sam Seder, B.D Wong. A television show about a very Westernized Korean-American girl delightfully at odds with her traditional but screwy family in San Francisco. Contents: Disc 1. Mom, Dad, this is Kyle ; Submission: Impossible ; Who's the boss? ; Yung at heart -- Disc 2. Redesigning women ; Booktopus ; Mommie nearest ; Take my family, please ; Exile on Market Street -- Disc 3.

An Itch in Time (1943)

Elmer threatens to give his dog a bath if he doesn't stop scratching, but the poor pooch is the victim of a hungry flea whose tools of the trade include pickaxes and dynamite.

Any Bonds Today? (1942)

Bugs Bunny and friends sing and dance to promote the sale of government bonds in support of the war effort.

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