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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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One of Pepe's earliest and greatest roles. See more (15 total) »

Cast

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Mel Blanc ... Pepe Le Pew / Perfume Shop Owner / Gendarme / Cat (voice)

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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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:Quelle est? Ah, le belle femme skunk fatale.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Gremlins (1984)See more »
Soundtrack:
AlouetteSee more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
One of Pepe's earliest and greatest roles., 13 July 2004
Author: Akbar Shahzad (rapt0r_claw-1) from Karachi, Pakistan

Paris, France: A perfume shop owner discovers that the amorous skunk Pepe Le Pew is generously sampling his perfumes. The distraught shop-owner flings a cat inside to eject the skunk. The feline femme fatale, of course, has her back dyed white, and when Pepe sees this, he of course tries to woo her (sometimes forcibly), blissfully unaware that she is trying to escape his scent-imental attentions.

"For Scent-imental Reasons" was the first Pepe cartoon I ever saw, having seen it on tape in "The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie". The ending and beginning are a bit funnier and more unique than usual, and some of the humor comes from sources besides Pepe, which is unusual. Certainly one of his best efforts, although not the best of all.

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