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Chuck Jones Image of the Day: Going! Going! Gosh!

What better way to start your Memorial Day weekend than enjoying 6 minutes and 1 second of Chuck Jones's inspired animation, but first let's take a look at 3 of his layout drawings for his 1952 Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote cartoon, "Going! Going! Gosh!"

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Wile E. Coyote (Carnivorous Vulgaris) attempts to catch the Road Runner (Accelerati Incredibus) nine different ways in this cartoon.

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Even his backside is expressive which puts to rest the canard that the 'eyes have it.'

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There is nothing sadder than poor Wile E. hoisted on his own petard.  

P.S. There's just a little bit of Italian at the beginning of the film…