Rock a Doodle

RockaDoodle is a 1992 BritishAmericanIrish live actionanimated musical comedy fantasy film loosely based on Edmond Rostands comedy Chantecler. This film was directed by Don Bluth, produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios and Goldcrest Films for The Samuel Goldwyn Company, and originally released in the United Kingdom and in Ireland on August 2, 1991,citation needed and in the United States on April 3, 1992. The film features the voices of Glen Campbell, Christopher Plummer, Phil Harris in his final role before his retirement and death, Charles Nelson Reilly, Sorrell Booke, Sandy Duncan, Eddie Deezen, Ellen Greene and Toby Scott Ganger in his film debut.

Chanticleer has risen to fame in the city, thanks to his manager Pinkie Fox, employed by the Duke to keep the rooster in the city. At a show featuring an Elvistype theme, he is introduced to Goldie Phesant as a distraction in case Chanticleers friends come to find him. Goldie soon grows genuinely attracted to Chanticleer, and realizes Pinkies true intentions when he captures Edmond and the others trying to get a letter to Chanticleer. Meanwhile, the Duke and his party stalk the farm animals at Edmonds house, continually using a flashlight to drive them off as long as the batteries hold out. Realizing that she is in love with him, Goldie confesses to Chanticleer that his friends had come to see him and Pinkie blackmails Chanticleer to attend his show or never see his friends again. Chanticleer goes on with the show, Hutch inadvertently frees Edmond and the others, and they help Chanticleer and Goldie make a grand escape in a helicopter, foiling Pinkies plans and destroying his beloved Cadillac at the same time. They return to the farm.After their batteries run out, the denizens of the farm are nearly made a meal of the Duke and his minions when they are driven off by the helicopters spotlight. Chanticleer confronts the Duke, but realizes he has forgotten how to crow. The Duke taunts him and tries to drown him, but Edmond refuses to lose hope and starts chanting Chanticleers name in hopes to revive his spirit. The Duke grows tired of this and magically strangles Edmond, knocking him unconscious. Pattou starts to chant Chanticleers name, followed by everyone else despite the Dukes orders to silence themselves and he transforms himself into a massive, violent tornado. Chanticleer finally remembers how to crow, and begins to sing for the sun to emerge his cries are heard and the sun rises, driving the Dukes minions away and shrinking him to a very minuscule size. Hunch barely recognizes his uncle, but uses this to exact revenge by chasing him with a fly swatter. .......

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