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Honkey in the woodpile

John Brunner

Honkey in the woodpile

a Max Curfew thriller

by John Brunner

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) John Brunner.
The Physical Object
Pagination222p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14904576M
ISBN 10009457930X
OCLC/WorldCa16217156

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Duchess Productions' movie-spoof of "The Jungle Book" Cast: Mowgli - Kimba (Kimba the White Lion; ) Bagheera - Bonkers D. Bobcat (Bonkers) Baloo - Monterey Jack (Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers) Kaa - Ferdinand (Tom and Jerry: The Movie) Shere Khan - Fat Cat (Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers) King Louie - Leonard (The Angry Birds Movie) the Vultures - Red, Chuck, Bomb (The Angry Birds Movie) . These include a fly for your ointment and a monkey wrench for your machinery. The final and largest panel features a crowd of men rendered in classic blackface caricature, with dark skin and pronounced red lips, being presented to a white shopper. A sign reads: “A n—- for your woodpile.”.

Pachirapong Chaiyadech's 2nd movie spoof of Disney's "The Jungle Book". Cast: Mowgli - Banjo the Woodpile Cat, Baloo - Crash Bandicoot, Bagheera - Red (The Angry Birds Movie), Shere Khan - Fat Cat (Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers), Kaa - Ferdinand (Tom and Jerry: The Movie), King Louie - Leonard (The Angry Birds Movie), Shanti - Treasure (Palace Pets), The Vultures - Dodger, Tito, Francis and. the scum of the earth; a perpetual liar; a deranged monkey with delusions of grandeur.


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