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Early to Bet (1951)

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The Gambling Bug causes gambling fever in anyone he bites. He bites a cat, who becomes eager to play gin-rummy with a bulldog for penalties. Even though he keeps losing and has to endure ... See full summary »

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The Gambling Bug causes gambling fever in anyone he bites. He bites a cat, who becomes eager to play gin-rummy with a bulldog for penalties. Even though he keeps losing and has to endure more and more painful penalties, the cat is compelled by the Gambling Bug's bite to continue playing. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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12 May 1951 (USA)  »

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Remake of It's Hummer Time (1950) See more »

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The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down
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A rehashing of "It's Hummer Time" (1950)
12 November 2003 | by (Flint MI) – See all my reviews

This is a rehashing of gags from another LT, "It's Hummer Time" from 1950, also from Robert McKimson and Warren Foster. In the earlier cartoon, a cat chases a hummingbird but winds up bothering a dog who gives the cat similar punishment as this cartoon. The final gag when the cat gives the bug his comeuppance was very funny. "Oh no, not the post, not the post" before the cat starts to hit the bug with a rolled up copy of the Post newspaper.


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