animated cartoon Screwball Squirrel © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
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Screwball Squirrel

Star of the cartoon Sammy Squirrel meets Screwy in the forest and explains the outline of the story to him, about him and his forest friends. Screwy takes the cute squirrel behind a tree and violently disposes of him off-screen, explaining to the audience that they wouldn’t have like Sammy’s cartoon anyway. Using a nearby phone booth, he calls and insults the antagonist Meathead and the two start a gag-chase.

Created by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Wally Maher ... Screwy Squirrel
Dick Nelson ... Meathead
Directed by: Tex Avery
Produced by: Fred Quimby
Musical Score by: Scott Bradley
Writing Credits: Heck Allen
Animated by: Preston Blair, Ray Abrams and Ed Love

The first appearance of Screwy Squirrel.

Sammy Squirrel mentions older MGM cartoon star Barney Bear in his list of animal friends.

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