UPA Week: When Magoo Flew

Alright, I admit it's pretty weird to follow The Tell-Tale Heart with a Mister Magoo short, but: a.) you can't really talk about the output of UPA without bringing up Jim Backus' near-sighted codger; and b.) this one actually has a quick, clever sight gag (sight gag... Mister Magoo... these are the jokes, son!) relating to Tell-Tale Heart and its director, so look for that.

Also, this one actually did win the Academy Award for best animated short. Go figure. Anyway, it's Mister Magoo in "When Magoo Flew," which is pretty much everything you expect from the Magoo formula, but still pretty clever and blissfully free of his Chinese houseboy Charley.

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