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Draftee Daffy (1945)

Daffy Duck is desperate to elude the draft board respresentative bearing his conscription order.

Eatin' on the Cuff or The Moth Who Came to Dinner (1942)

A live-action piano player relates the story of the Moth who, on his way to marry his Honey Bee, falls into the clutches of an amourous black widow spider, who at one point disguises herself as Veronica Lake in an attempt to snare her man, er, bug.

Falling Hare (1943)

"Falling Hare is a 1943 Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Robert Clampett, starring Bugs Bunny. The title is another play on "hair", as "falling hair" refers to impending baldness, while in this cartoon's climax, the title turns out to be descriptive of Bugs' situation. Within the cartoon are several contemporary pop culture references, including to Wendell Willkie, John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men and the folk songs "Yankee Doodle", "I've Been Working on the Railroad", and the Russian folk song "Dark Eyes.

Farm Frolics (1941)

A series of spot gags about farm life. Running gag: why are all the little piggies watching the clock so intently?

Fighting Tools (1943)

Pvt. Snafu suffers the consequences of not keeping his equipment and weapons properly maintained.

Free Speech or Anarchy?

A television documentary examining the events at the University of California, Berkeley in 1964 surrounding the Free Speech Movement and its aims and goals. Includes FSM demonstrations, Jackie Goldberg and Mario Savio addressing the demonstrators; Clark Kerr explaining the official position of the university; the arrest of Jack Weinberg followed by Sproul Hall sit-ins; an address by governor Edmund G.

Goofy Groceries (1941)

Grocery store products come to life, along with caricatures of Jack Benny, Rochester and Ned Sparks, and take-offs on Superman and King Kong.

Hare Ribbin' (1944)

Bugs is chased into a lake by a French Poodle who speaks with a thick French accent; the rest of the story unfolds under water.

Horton Hatches the Egg (1942)

Horton the elephant agrees to watch over lazy Maisie bird's egg while she vacations. Much later, after standing (and sitting) guard 100-percent faith- fully through rain and snow, Horton and the egg are captured by three hunters and put in a circus. Maisie happens by just as the egg is about to hatch and demands that Horton give it back to her.

Kitty Kornered (1946)

Porky puts his cats out in the snow, but then they put him out and have a party. Expelling them again, Porky goes to bed, only to be terrorized by the felines' mock Martian invasion.