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The Aristo-Cat (1943)

Approved | | Family, Animation, Short | 19 June 1943 (USA)
Meadows the butler, fed up with the family cat's practical jokes, walks off the job, leaving the formerly-pampered feline alone and totally helpless, unaware even of what a mouse looks like... See full summary »

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Cat / Madam / Meadows (voice) (uncredited)
Michael Maltese ...
Hubie (voice) (uncredited)
Tedd Pierce ...
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Meadows the butler, fed up with the family cat's practical jokes, walks off the job, leaving the formerly-pampered feline alone and totally helpless, unaware even of what a mouse looks like. Thus, he's terrified when the cheese-hunting mice Hubie and Bertie show up, making their first appearance in a Warner Bros. cartoon. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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First appearance of Claude Cat. See more »


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In an 18th-Century Drawing Room
Music by Raymond Scott
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Superb Chuck Jones film with brilliant work by John McGrew.
22 January 2000 | by (new york city) – See all my reviews

THE ARISTOCATS is a brilliant film by Chuck Jones which utilizes ingenious backgrounds and dynamic cutting, via John McGrew's extraordinary layout, to create a new kind of animation. The Jones and McGrew partnership in design extablished a new rhythm of stylization that certainly led to the modern UPA work.


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