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Two cats (one a caricature of Jimmy Durante) battle violently for the affections of a pretty girl cat, who'll dispense her favors on the one who brings her a little bird. Unfortunately for the lovestruck felines, the bird in question is a vicious little thing named Tweety. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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The voice and mannerisms of the girl cat appear to have been patterned after comedienne Gracie Allen. See more »

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Durante Cat: Here comes the little naked genius now.
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Featured in Så er der tegnefilm: Episode #1.6 (2013) See more »

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Everybody wants to get into the act!
20 May 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

A Gruesome Twosome is a hilarious Looney Tunes short. Besides, the great animation, it has classic cartoon violence (falling from high altitude, being shot with a gun). The orange cat is a hilarious caricature of Jimmy Durante. This was an early appearance of Tweety, considering the way he was drawn. Thumbs way up.


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