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The Cat That Hated People (1948)

A cat explains reason after reason why he cannot stand people, and opts to relocate to the moon. When he does, he finds characters there that make him realize people aren't so bad after all.

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A cat hates people to the extent that he goes to the moon, where he finds Alice in Wonderland to be a realistic portrayal of 19th century England, comparatively speaking. Written by Reidar Lyng <groucho@phc.chalmers.se>

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20 November 1948 (USA)  »

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El gato que odió a la gente  »

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In the final scene, the cat claims to have returned to America, but in the shot immediately before that, he is shown descending to the Canadian province of Ontario. See more »

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Cat: I hate people.
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Referenced in The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! (2010) See more »

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I'm Nobody's Baby
(1921) (uncredited)
Music by Benny Davis, Milton Ager & Lester Santley
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The Cat That Hated People was another great Tex Avery cartoon from M-G-M
9 July 2009 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Though there are no voice credits in this cartoon, it's obvious that the person who's giving the title cat words is meant to impersonate Jimmy Durante who like this cartoon was a product of M-G-M during this time. Mixed with the usually violent Tex Avery gags, this was one of the funniest of his especially when the cat gets it from a bulldog and when he goes to the moon where he encounters the craziest loonies this side of Bob Clampett when he had Porky visit Wackyland! Also, I must credit Scott Bradley for his scores on many of these Avery and Hanna-Barbera cartoons that complement them so perfectly that he often gives Warner Bros. Carl Stalling a run for his money! So on that note, I highly recommend The Cat That Hated People.


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