1. General Info

Cumulative rating:       (1 rating submitted)

Synopsis


Crazy Legs Crane is shamed into going out and catching food for his young son but tries to catch a fire breathing dragonfly!

Characters

Crazy Legs Crane
(Voice: Larry D. Mann)

Television

The All New Pink Panther Show (Season 1, Episode 1)

DVD

United States

Crazy Legs Crane (commentary by Mark Arnold)

BluRay Disc

Crazy Legs Crane

Notes

Trivia

First Crazy Legs Crane cartoon.

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 6:02
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Color Type: Color
Sound Type: Mono
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Type: Spherical
Original Language: English

Reviews and Comments

From TibbyH :

I love DePatie-Freleng. I mention this upfront because this cartoon doesn't feel like anything they use to release up to this point. This cartoon comes off as a Hanna-Barbera knockoff or something Filmation would've done. The Crazylegs Crane series is yet another mediocre jab at the classic Warner Bros formula by 70s DFE. I guess they figured his original design wouldn't work for TV, so Crazylegs was redesigned with a collared neck and simpler features. And I guess they also decided that the Crane wouldn't work as a solo character so they gave him a dragonfly (voiced by the legendary Frank Welker, for some reason) to chase after and, in this short, a son (also voiced by Frank). The jokes are so one-dimensional and flat, nothing's timed properly, and I get the impression that everyone at the studio was tired and worn out. The surreal comedy style, psychedelic character designs, and sense of fun was lost at DePatie-Freleng by the mid-to-late 70s, and this was what they churned out instead. Do yourself a favor and avoid the Crazylegs Crane TV series (or for that matter, anything from The All New Pink Panther Show).


Screenshots

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History

6/2/2015

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4/26/2016

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4/4/2017

  • Synopsis added by eutychus

4/5/2017

  • Running time added by eutychus
  • Animation type added by eutychus
  • Color type added by eutychus
  • Sound type added by eutychus
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4/19/2017

  • Screenshots added by eutychus

4/19/2017

  • Credits added by TibbyH
  • Television info added by TibbyH

5/3/2017

  • Credits added by TibbyH

1/17/2018

    Sources

    David H. DePatie: Producer
    • Verified by The DePatie Freleng Website

    Isadore "Friz" Freleng: Producer
    • Verified by The DePatie Freleng Website

    Steve DePatie: Music
    • Verified by The DePatie Freleng Website

    Larry D. Mann: Voices
    • Verified by The DePatie Freleng Website

    Frank Welker: Voices
    • Verified by The DePatie Freleng Website