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Mouse Wreckers (1948)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy  |  23 April 1949 (USA)
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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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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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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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Home Sweet Home
Music by H.R. Bishop
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the best of Hubie and Bertie
30 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mice Hubie and Bertie attempt to drive Claude, the cat of the house, and an award winning mouse catcher to boot, insane in order to make him leave the house that they want to move into. They go about this in a series of complex, yet hysterical ways. This is my favorite short with the two mice, with it's sequel, "Cheese Chasers" a very close second. This Oscar nominated animated short can be seen on Disc 2 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 2. It also features an optional commentary by Greg Ford that is a fairly good, insightful listen as well.

My Grade: A


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