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Director:
Writers:
Tedd Pierce (story) &
Michael Maltese (story)
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Release Date:
3 May 1947 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Thomas the cat finds Tweety in the snow, warming himself by a cigar butt. Thomas's mistress rescues the little yellow bird before her cat can devour him, but Thomas doesn't give up. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Oscar. See more »
NewsDesk:
(2 articles)
User Reviews:
The first of Both Kinds! See more (10 total) »

Cast

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Mel Blanc ... Tweety / Thomas aka Sylvester (voice)
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Bea Benaderet ... Woman (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Friz Freleng  (as I. Freleng)
 
Writing credits
Tedd Pierce (story) &
Michael Maltese (story)

Produced by
Edward Selzer .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Carl W. Stalling (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Treg Brown (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Treg Brown .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Ken Champin .... animator
Gerry Chiniquy .... animator
Terry Lind .... background artist
Manuel Perez .... animator
Hawley Pratt .... layout artist
Virgil Ross .... animator
 
Music Department
Carl W. Stalling .... musical director (as Carl Stalling)
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Runtime:
7 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Canada:G (Nova Scotia) | USA:Approved (PCA #11104) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The first Warner Bros. cartoon to win the Academy Award.See more »
Quotes:
Sylvester/Thomas:Sufferin' succotash!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in "NCIS: Tell-All (#8.19)" (2011)See more »
Soundtrack:
Rock-a-Bye BabySee more »

FAQ

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Which series is this from: Merrie Melodies or Looney Tunes?
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The first of Both Kinds!, 12 November 2002
Author: Pimpin` Critic 69 from Your Critic of Critics

This is not only the first Sylvester and Tweety short but the first Warner Bros. animated short to win an Oscar! The Oscar was well deserved and long over-due. I must point out that perhaps Friz Freleng's inspiration for this duo was Tom and Jerry. In a way this short resembles the first Tom and Jerry short. However this short is WAY better then the first Tom and Jerry short! Also if you think about it Sylvester and Tweety are basically Tom and Jerry's competition but in my opinion there is no winner! Now what I find unique about this short is that the characters are already fully developed! Then again this isn't the first Sylvester or Tweety short. They had already been introduced before. However, this is the first short where Tweety is fully developed. While Sylvester however, is a unique character cause since his first appearance he was already fully developed.

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