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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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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Cat: They knock ya down! Step on ya, walk on ya, step on ya, walk on ya, step on ya, walk on ya, step on ya, walk on ya, and kick ya!
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Referenced in The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! (2010) See more »

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America the Beautiful
(1882) (uncredited)
Music by Samuel A. Ward
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Vintage Tex Avery.
27 June 2004 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

The Cat that Hated People (1948) was a return to the madness that

Tex Avery is known for. A house cat is sick and tired of people and of the planet Earth. He describes the daily hell he goes through. People are the main causes of his grief and headaches. Poor cat can't get a break. One day he passes by a rocket ship lot. Is space the answer for all of

his troubles?

Tex Avery and company must have been on some heavy stuff when they created some of the strange visuals and characters. Great stuff from the true master of slapstick. The animation is hand drawn and it looks great. They don't make them like this anymore.

Highly recommended.

A+

Funny short, don't miss it.


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