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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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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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Decent Short
2 May 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Mouse Wreckers (1948)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Mice Bertie and Hubie come to their new home when they notice Claude the Cat, the best mouse catcher out there, is staying there. Together the two try to make Claude think he's crazy so that he'll move out. This here is a minor cartoon that makes for one great ending but everything before it is rather dull and bland. All of the "tricks" being done to the cat are rather blandly done and for the life of me I could never believe that the cat would be dumb enough to think everything that was happening was only a dream. A dumb cat would have fallen for this but apparently this one was a great one so I don't buy it. The ending is terrific as the cat thinks he's in an upside-down room. The payoff to this sequence is enough of a reason to watch the film.


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