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Director:
Writer:
Michael Maltese (story)
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Release Date:
12 November 1949 (USA) See more »
Plot:
Pepe Le Peu chases a female cat in a perfume shop until she turns the tables on him. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Won Oscar. See more »
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For Scent-imental Reasons is the Oscar-winning Pepe Le Pew cartoon See more (15 total) »

Cast

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Mel Blanc ... Pepe Le Pew / Perfume Shop Owner / Gendarme / Cat (voice)
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Directed by
Chuck Jones  (as Charles M. Jones)
 
Writing credits
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
Peter Alvarado .... background artist
Robert Gribbroek .... layout artist
Ken Harris .... animator
Phil Monroe .... animator
Lloyd Vaughan .... animator
Ben Washam .... animator
Abe Levitow .... animator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Carl W. Stalling .... musical director (as Carl Stalling)
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
7 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Certification:
Canada:G (Nova Scotia) | UK:U | USA:Approved (PCA #13024) | USA:Not Rated (video release)

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Quotes:
Pepe Le Pew:What is this? Oh, but of course. This little one wish to commit suicide to prove her love for me. What a sweet gesture. Nevertheless, I must prevent it.See more »
Soundtrack:
It's MagicSee more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
For Scent-imental Reasons is the Oscar-winning Pepe Le Pew cartoon, 8 January 2008
Author: tavm from Baton Rouge, La.

Like just about every Pepe Le Pew cartoon, there's a female cat who's mistaken for a skunk because of white paint that conveniently forms a straight line on the cat's back. As a result, Pepe falls madly in love with her while she is repelled and tries to escape with her running frantically and he just hopping along without a care in the world. That's the premise of the nearly whole series in a nutshell but this one has a twist at the end that makes For Scent-imental Reasons somewhat worthy of the Oscar it eventually won. In fact, I was pretty amused throughout most of the cartoon. And I always wonder how much of the French was real and how much of it was gibberish! Ah well, Say la vie!

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