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Ups an' Downs Derby

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“Ups an’ Downs Derby” is an American traditional animated short film part of the Noveltoons series directed by Seymour Kneitel, written by Carl Meyer and Jack Mercer, and produced by Famous Studios.

It stars Lightning the Horse.

Said to be the fastest horse around, Lightning the horse is a sure bet for the Ups and Downs steeplechase. The jockey is all set to go for the big race, but Lightning decides to nap instead. The jockey tries all sorts of things to get Lightning to wake up. The real fun begins as he plans to enter the race with a sleeping horse.

  • Category: Short Film
  • Directors: Seymour Kneitel · Dave Tendlar
  • Writers: Carl Meyer · Jack Mercer
  • Stars: Jack Mercer · Sid Raymond
  • Genres: Animation · Short
  • Release Date: June 9, 1950
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Famous Studios