Friz Freleng is a genius and one of the aims of Tex[t]-Mex is to do justice to his vision--not for nothing does chapter three engage in a detailed analysis of Freleng and Jacques Derrida's unpredictable similarities. No, I am not joking! Freleng and Derrida! Freleng's position in the Hall of Fame of American Cultural Artifacts is secure, as is his place in the rogue's gallery of magnificant stereotype imagineers.
Recent forays on the net led me to a decent "print" of Freleng's Gonzales, Tamales from 1957. It is a curious animated short wherein Speedy is betrayed by his comrade mice for stealing "all the ladies." Listen late in the piece for Speedy's sung marijuana bit:
Freleng's colleagues at Warner Brothers include another genius, genius-crafter of stereotypes, by the name of Bob Clampett. His "masterpiece," Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs, is also available via youtube here: