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All a Bir-r-r-d (1950)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy  |  24 June 1950 (USA)
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Sylvester Cat, Tweety Bird, and a bulldog are passengers on a train. Sylvester's attempts to catch Tweety are thwarted by the bulldog and a conscientious conductor.

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Sylvester / Tweety / Conductor / Dog (voice)
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Sylvester Cat, Tweety Bird, and a bulldog are passengers on a train. Sylvester's attempts to catch Tweety are thwarted by the bulldog and a conscientious conductor. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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The title is a parody of the classic announcement made by the train conductor just before the train starts to pull out of the station: All aboard!!! See more »

Goofs

The baggage car, in which Sylvester and Tweety are riding, changes postions during the ride. In closeups, it will be either 3rd, 4th, or 5th behind the engine. In long shots, it's not there at all. Only coach cars are seen. See more »

Quotes

Conductor: [after he smacks Sylvester's hand when he tries to catch Tweety] Oh no, you don't! It's a good thing I kept my eye on you, you sneakin' feline. And as for you, little birdie, I'd better put you in a safer place.
[he hangs Tweety's cage on a celing hook]
Conductor: There ya are. That oughta do it.
[to Sylvester again]
Conductor: Now remember, cat... no tricks!
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Edited into The Bugs Bunny Mystery Special (1980) See more »

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William Tell Overture
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Music by Gioachino Rossini
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All a bor-e-e-d
30 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sylvester cat, Tweety bird, and a bulldog are all on a train. Obviosly Sylvester wants to eat Tweety, but is hampered greatly by the vicious dog, and to a very lesser degree the conductor. This cartoon was not good nor bad it was simply there. It didn't help my theory I formed while watching the previous short on disc 3 "Bad Ol' Putty Tat", because the bird's presence was incidental at best, and it just seemed to me to be a Sylvester versus some random dog cartoon. Basically consisting of said dog beating the snot out of the cat. This animated short can be seen on Disc 3 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 2.

My Grade: C


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