Wild About Hurry

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Wild About Hurry
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Production company Warner Bros. Cartoons
Distributor Warner Bros. Pictures
The Vitaphone Corporation
Release date October 10, 1959
Run time 6:55
Starring Paul Julian
Mel Blanc
Producer(s) John W. Burton
Music composed by Milt Franklyn
Story by Mike Maltese
Animation Ken Harris
Abe Levitow
Richard Thompson
Keith Darling
Ben Washam
Harry Love (effects animation)
Director(s) Chuck Jones
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Wild About Hurry is the four hundred and fifty-second Merrie Melodies theatrical short. It was released by Warner Bros. Pictures and The Vitaphone Corporation on October 10, 1959. It was written by Michael Maltese, produced by John W. Burton, and directed by Chuck Jones.

After trying to chase the Road Runner on a rocket, Wile E. tries using other tactics to get the bird.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes

Road Runner: (holding up sign) Here we go again!


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Wile E. Coyote N/A
Road Runner Paul Julian






Second lobby card.



The music was composed by Milt Franklyn.

The title music is "I'm Just Wild About Harry" by Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake.

Crew credits


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: October 10, 1959 in theaters

Behind the scenes

  • The title is a play on the song "I'm Just Wild About Harry."


Everlasting influence

Critical reception

Home availability