Going to Blazes
Oswald the Lucky Rabbit series
Directed by Walter Lantz
Bill Nolan
Music by James Dietrich
Animation by Ray Abrams
Fred Avery
Cecil Surry
Jack Carr
Don Williams
Studio Walter Lantz Productions
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) April 10, 1933
Color process Black and white
Running time 7:38
Language English
Preceded by The Shriek
Followed by Beau Best

Going to Blazes is a short animated film, and one of many starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. The film is the 70th Oswald short by Walter Lantz Productions, and the 122nd in the entire series.


The boy beagle is running on the street until he sees a firewoman dancing in front of the fire station. Believing the firewoman has mental issues, the boy beagle tries to assault her with an ax. The boy beagle misses and hits a firehose instead. Oswald, who is the firechief, learns of the problem and fixes the hose. Oswald then decides to discipline the boy beagle by giving slaps to the little dog's rear. But before the firechief could land a hand, they receive a distress call.

Oswald and the firewoman set off and bring along their fire apparatus. Unfortunately, the fire apparatus falls into a manhole along with the firewoman. Oswald, who is on the surface, then settles for a horse and handful of equipment. Meanwhile, the boy beagle follows their trail.

At the scene of the incident, a condominium is up in smoke. Oswald sprays water at the building but the flames appear immune. One of the condominium's inhabitants is a hefty hog who manages to escape. The other inhabitant is the girl beagle who finds it difficult to get out. Oswald moves on a clothesline to enter a window of the condo. Oswald is able to evade the flames and assists the girl beagle out of the building. Oswald and the girl beagle find themselves landing on a garment on the clothesline. Momentarily the pesky boy beagle shows up just to fiddle with the garment, causing it to fall. Luckily, the garment grabs another one which work like a parachute. Oswald and the girl beagle land safely on the ground where they celebrate with a kiss.

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