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Mouse Wreckers (1948)

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Mice Hubie and Bertie try to remove Claude the Cat from his house by driving him insane.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Before they can invade the house, mice Hubie and Bertie must first deal with "Champion Mouser" Claude Cat (making his first appearance in a Warner Bros. cartoon). They decide to drive the high-strung feline insane by, among other things, nailing the furniture and rugs to the ceiling while Claude's asleep. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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23 April 1949 (USA)  »

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Der preisgekrönte Mäusefänger  »

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One of Claude the cat's trophies is similar to the Academy Award but with a cat instead of a man. See more »

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Remade as The Year of the Mouse (1965) See more »

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Sweet Dreams, Sweetheart
Music by M.K. Jerome
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Hubie and Bert doing what they do best-causing no end of trouble

This cartoon short, an Oscar nominee, features Hubie and Bert ("Yeah, yeah, sure, sure") tormenting poor Claude for the first time. Poor Clude didn't fare terribly well in any of his cartoons, either with Hubie and Bert or in other cartoons, but this is by far the most devastatingly funny appearance by any of them. You really get to feel quite sorry for poor Claude after a while here. He just happens to be in the way here. He doesn't do anything to deserve this nightmare. He's simply there. Recommended.


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