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Daffy Duck's race

Discussion in 'Warner Bros.' started by Dave Koch, Nov 2, 2013.

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    Read this article.

    For the most part, it's a rather informative essay on the history of blackface. Buuuuuut, scroll to the bottom where they start talking about Daffy. Right there, all their credibility flies out the window.

    The early Warner Brothers cartoons in fact were so racist that they were withdrawn over massive NAACP protests. Yes, WB cartoons, as in the Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show. Daffy Duck is a perfect example, doused in full black, bearing big staring eyes, big lips and big feet, constantly made a fool by the far wittier Bugs Bunny, dressed in full white.

    They jumped to the conclusion that Daffy is of African American decent based on paranoid speculation. Big feet? Those are webbed DUCK feet. Big lips? That's a DUCK's beak. There's certainly no shame in being black. If it turned out that Humphrey Bogart or Frank Sinatra had some black roots in their past, would anyone think less of them? However, to make a definite statement with absolutely nothing to back it up just shows ignorance. The person or people who wrote that particular paragraph are no better than the racists they hate.

    Yes, it has been revealed that Daffy was given a slight Jewish accent by Mel Blanc so as to distinguish him from Sylvester. It makes his character all the more richer IMO.

    No, I don't want anyone seeking out these ignorant individuals and start telling them off. That would be a waste of time and accomplish nothing. They'd just wallow in their ignorance all the more. The reason I even started this post in the first place was so that there was at least one place on the internet where the truth resides.

    To sum up, here's Daffy's first cartoon. Does he really look like he's trying to resemble a Harlem resident here?


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