Uncle Fud

Posted in WB Cartoon Companion on March 24, 2004

    The mythical uncle of entertainer Bob Burns. Fud allegedly lived in Van Buren, Arkansas, a fact which is echoed in the map of Arkansas the Major is reading in The Major Lied Till Dawn (Tashlin, 1938). The Burns caricature in Speaking of the Weather (Tashlin, 1937) also refers to Fud, who is reportedly a good player of the bazooka.

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