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Bedtime for Sniffles (1940)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Family, Short  |  23 November 1940 (USA)
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Christmas eve, and Sniffles is determined to stay awake to see Santa. Not an easy task.

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Margaret Hill-Talbot ...
Sniffles (voice) (uncredited)
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Sniffles is determined to stay up until midnight on Christmas Eve in order to see Santa Claus. As the time grows later, and his eyelids grow heavier, Sniffles desperately tries to rid his home of all sleep-inducing sights and sounds, but no matter how hard he tries, he just can't seem to stay awake. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Edited into Tom and Jerry Christmas Special (1987) See more »

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Beautiful Dreamer
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Music by Stephen Foster
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Very cute Christmas cartoon.
29 June 2008 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Despite being very slow and boring, this cartoon manages to be worth watching because of the incredibly cute mouse Sniffles (who looks a little bit like Fievel in "An American Tail"), the animation and the music.

Basically, this short is about a little mouse called Sniffles who, on Chirstmas Eve, is determined to stay awake to see Santa. He does things like make himself a cup of coffee and listening to Christmas music on the radio. Will he see Santa?

I recommend this to people who like old cartoons which are very slow and seem like fifteen minutes, people who like Christmas cartoons and for people who like mice. Enjoy "Bedtime for Sniffles"! :-)

P.S You do not have to just watch this for Chirstmas, it is fine for summer viewing as well.

P.P.S This is the only cartoon I have seen of Sniffles so far and I look forward to watching all his others, if possible. :-)

7 and a half out of ten.


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