Monohan, Dave

Posted in WB Cartoon Companion on March 22, 2004

    Story writer for Warner Brothers in the 1930s and 1940s. Credits include:

        Katnip Kollege (Hardaway/Dalton, 1938)
        You’re An Education (Tashlin, 1938)
        Daffy Duck in Hollywood (Avery, 1938)
        Robin Hood Makes Good (Jones, 1939)
        Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur (Jones, 1939)
        Believe It Or Else (Avery, 1939)
        The Good Egg (Jones, 1939)
        The Mighty Hunters (Jones, 1940)
        Ghost Wanted (Jones, 1940)
        Ceiling Hero (Avery, 1940)
        Porky’s Hired Hand (Freleng, 1940)
        Tortoise Beats Hare (Avery, 1941)
        Porky’s Preview (Avery, 1941)
        The Wacky Worm (Freleng, 1941)
        All This and Rabbit Stew (Avery, 1941)
        Wabbit Twouble (Clampett, 1941)
        Conrad the Sailor (Jones, 1942)
        Lights Fantastic (Freleng, 1942)
        Mexican Joyride (Davis, 1948)
        Catch As Cats Can (Davis, 1948)
        The Rattled Rooster (Davis, 1948)

    Monohan has his name from the credits read out and mispronounced by Bugs Bunny in Tortoise Beats Hare. In a few cartoons, including Lights Fantastic, Monohan is credited as Sgt. Dave Monohan.

    Monohan also worked for the Screen Gems (Colombia) studio in the mid-1940s.

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