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Encyclopedia > You Ought to Be in Pictures

You Ought to Be in Pictures is a 1940 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes short film. It starred Porky Pig and Daffy Duck as the main characters and the only cartoon characters in the film at all; the film combined live-action and animation. 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Warner Bros. ... Looney Tunes is a Warner Brothers cartoon series that preceded the Merrie Melodies series, and is both WBs first animated theatrical series and the second longest continuous animated series in any medium. ... Short subject is an American film industry term that historically has referred to any film in the format of two reels, or approximately 20 minutes running time, or less. ... Porky Pig, as seen in a Looney Tunes cartoon Porcine Porky Pig is an animated cartoon character in the Warner Bros. ... Daffy Duck is an animated cartoon character in the Warner Bros. ... The protagonist is the central figure of a story, and is often referred to as a storys main character. ... A cartoon is any of several forms of art, with varied meanings that evolved from one to another. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... In film and video, live action refers to works that are acted out by flesh-and-blood actors, as opposed to animation. ... Animation is the technique in which each frame of a film or movie is produced individually, whether generated as a computer graphic, or by photographing a drawn image, or by repeatedly making small changes to a model unit (see claymation and stop motion), and then photographing the result with a...

The plot of the short is that Daffy Duck wants to be in a real movie and drags Porky Pig along with him to the real world, to Hollywood. Porky is reluctant to go and repeatedly chases after Daffy to look for him to stop him from going overboard. The film ends with Daffy being fired from an acting part in a movie after the nonsense he causes. // Plot in literature, theater, movies According to Aristotles Poetics, a plot in literature is the arrangement of incidents that (ideally) each follow plausibly from the other. ... ...

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Rating: PG Synopsis: Neil Simon based his screenplay for I Ought to Be in Pictures on one of his more serious theatrical pieces.
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Chips (1969) 1 and a half stars I Ought To Be In Pictures (1982) 2 and a half stars...
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