MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 18,248 this week

Chow Hound (1951)

7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 249 users  
Reviews: 10 user

A perpetually-hungry dog has a great scheme going: planting a cat in different houses and bullying it out the food its "owners" give it. But he keeps getting hungrier and hungrier, and the cat keeps forgetting the gravy.

Director:

(as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

(story)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Related News

Famke Janssen: What's In My Bag?
| Us Weekly

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2649 titles
created 08 Feb 2012
 
a list of 275 titles
created 03 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 31 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 226 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 570 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Chow Hound" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Chow Hound (1951)

Chow Hound (1951) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Chow Hound.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Sci-Fi | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Space hero Daffy battles Marvin the Martian for control of Planet X.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Starving Mexican mice want access to a cheese factory guarded by Sylvester Cat and send for Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico, to breeze past Sylvester and obtain the cheese ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Bugs and Elmer supply new lyrics to Rossini's opera.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A man futilely struggles to make his fortune with a frog that sings and dances, but only when it is alone with the owner.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Bill Roberts
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A spoof of Al Jolson's "The Jazz Singer", a strict piano teaching owl is cursed with a son who "loves to singa", but only jazz.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Billy Bletcher, Tommy Bond, Johnnie Davis
Family | Musical | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

At the Katnip Kollege, we see a roomful of cats taking a course in Swingology. Everyone swings except Johnny, who can't cut it and has to sit in the dunce chair. Miss Kitty Bright tells him... See full summary »

Directors: Cal Dalton, Cal Howard
Stars: Mel Blanc, Johnnie Davis, George MacFarland
Family | Romance | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Pepe Le Peu chases a female cat in a perfume shop until she turns the tables on him.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Tweetie Pie (1947)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Thomas the cat finds Tweety in the snow, warming himself by a cigar butt. Thomas's mistress rescues the little yellow bird before her cat can devour him, but Thomas doesn't give up.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet
Animation | Sci-Fi | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A cosmic mix-up results in a Martian baby being delivered to Earth, while an Earth baby is sent to Mars. Joseph Wilbur and his wife try to raise the green-skinned, ingenious Martian tyke as... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Daws Butler, June Foray
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Three pigs' career as a jazz band is complicated by a wolf they rejected for membership who keeps blowing down their gigs.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Stan Freberg
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Bugs Bunny is parachuted by airplane in a carrot crate down to Tasmania, where he, of course, meets the Tasmanian Devil.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc
Boyhood Daze (1957)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Young Ralph Phillips is scolded for breaking a window and sent to his room, where he lets his imagination run riot and fantasizes he is in prison, next that he is in Africa, and then that ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Dick Beals, Daws Butler
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Cat / Mouse / Vaughan / K. Harris / Doctor (voice)
Edit

Storyline

A mean, greedy, glutton of a bulldog uses two unwilling parties - a frightened cat and a mouse to help him grab dinner from various residences. The scheme: Using the cat to pose as the pet for the residents; the mouse is used in one scheme while the cat poses as a sabertoothed-alley cat at a local zoo in another. The cat is instructed to gather juicy steaks and then surrender them to the bulldog, who badgers each time, "What, no gravy?!" Eventually, the bulldog holds the cat hostage for months, anticipating that the cat's "owners" will post rewards in the newspaper. The bulldog returns the cat to his masters, collects the reward and then reclaims his cat by means of a trick-bed. The dog uses his ill-gotten gains to purchase a meat butcher shop, where "acres and acres" of meat hang from the ceiling. It isn't long before the greedy bulldog must pay for his gluttony his grossly bloated carcass lies strapped to an operating table at a veterinarian's hospital, with the doctors planning to ... Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 June 1951 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Names of Warner Brothers staff in the newspaper want ads. See more »

Quotes

Cat: *This* time, we didn't forget the gravy.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Conspiracy Theory (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano
(uncredited)
Music by Leon René
Played when the Cat and Mouse are about to pour the gravy
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
This Time we Didn't forget the gravy
12 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Chow Hound is a brilliant masterpiece. Directed by Chuck Jones this cartoon is a masterpiece. featuring memorable lines. John T. Smith voices the dog, Bea Benaderet voices the women and Mel Blanc does the rest. the cartoon is about a dog who uses a cat for personal game for meat. It is a brilliant masterpiece . then the cat is known as Butch, Harold, and a Sabertooth alley cat. It's not a Chuck Jones brilliance but is still to enjoy. I think the dog should of went further then this cartoon. This cartoon earns an 8 out of ten rating because it is not that of a brilliance and it does not earn recognition. the dog is well voiced but come on the cartoon doesn't earn a fair rating but is an classic to enjoy a cartoon to remember for generations. Thank You for reading my comment.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Chow Hound (1951) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page