|One More Time|
|Directed by:||Rudolf Ising|
|Produced by:||Leon Schlesinger|
|Release Date(s):||October 3, 1931|
|Running time:||7 minutes|
|Preceded by:||Smile, Darn Ya, Smile!|
|Followed by:||You Don't Know What You're Doin'!|
One More Time is a 1931 black-and-white Merrie Melodies cartoon short produced by Hugh Harman and Rudolf Ising and animated by Friz Freleng and Paul J. Smith. It stars Foxy as a Prohibition-era cop dealing with various miscreants. This was Foxy's last theatrical appearance.
The cartoon shows Police officer Foxy who deals with armed criminals, traffic violations, and his girlfriend's huge dog. The main action involves a group of gangsters kidnapping Foxy's girlfriend while making their getaway; Foxy chases them on a mechanical horse, rescues his girlfriend, and puts the criminals in jail.
Featured in the cartoon is the song One More Time which is the film's namesake. The song is composed by Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown, and Ray Henderson. It was also featured in Radio Rhythm, an Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon released 68 days earlier.
A redrawn colorized version called "On Duty" was made in 1973 by Radio & TV Packagers without promision from Warner Bros.. It was basically a slient and colorized version of One More Time.This version also had added music.Sound affects in this version of the cartoon are also off by a few seconds.This version can be found on YouTube and Daily Motion.This version of the cartoon is only about five and a half minutes long rather than seven minutes long due to the original opening and ending being cut out and replaced.
One More Time is available on disc 3 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 6.