While Don Jurwich did work on some beloved franchises like G.I. Joe and The Smurfs, his bread and butter was stuff like Scooby's Laff-a-Lympics, Yogi's Space Race, and Tom And Jerry Kids.
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A close second to Lord Of The Flies in the "babies trying to kill each other" department.
So he wasn't exactly working on A-list material. Maybe that's because he was also the writer, director, producer, and probably the caterer for the animated film Once Upon A Girl, which was about ... well, this shot sums it up neatly:
Or rather, these many, many, super-sticky shots.
It's the classic fairy tale you all know and love: Mother Goose gets put on trial for obscenity charges after telling the "true" (read: horny) versions of her fairy tales. The twist was that this was actually released in theaters and not gas station bargain bins, because Watergate had just happened and America needed healing, dammit.
According to the official DVD description, the various segments answer age-old questions like "Where did Jack really stick his magic beanstalk?" and "Who truly tried to eat Little Red Riding Hood?" A better one would be, "The fuck is wrong with you people?"
Also, is that a see-through dress, or is Joel Schumacher her stylist?
Most of the voices were done by cartoon veteran Frank Welker, which is insane, but also fortunate if you ever wanted to know what Megatron and Freddy from Scooby Doo sound like having sex. If poorly-drawn animated porn isn't your thing, Once Upon A Girl also has live-action segments starring Hal Smith from The Andy Griffith Show in a dress. And of course, the film ends with a full-on orgy erupting in the courtroom, as Smith sits there wondering what the fuck happened to his career.
He's come a long way from those Davey And Goliath shorts.