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31 January 1953 (USA) See more »
A drunken stork delivers a baby mouse to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Cat. Sylvester is about... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Mel Blanc ... Sylvester / Baby Mouse / Mr. Stork / Various Cats (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bea Benaderet ... Mrs. Sylvester / Female Mouse (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Friz Freleng  (as I. Freleng)
Writing credits
Warren Foster (story)

Produced by
Edward Selzer .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Carl W. Stalling (uncredited)
Film Editing by
Treg Brown (uncredited)
Sound Department
Treg Brown .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Animation Department
Ken Champin .... animator
Arthur Davis .... animator
Manuel Perez .... animator
Hawley Pratt .... layout artist
Virgil Ross .... animator
Irv Wyner .... background artist
Music Department
Carl W. Stalling .... musical director (as Carl Stalling)
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
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7 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Sylvester:[trying to change the mouse's diaper] Hold still you little rodent!See more »
Movie Connections:
Brahms' LullabySee more »


Which series is this from: Merrie Melodies or Looney Tunes?
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
mice, mice, baby, forever, 16 January 2007
Author: Lee Eisenberg ( from Portland, Oregon, USA

I've long wondered what's the deal with the image of the inebriated stork. Whatever it is, it leads to a pretty funny cartoon here, as the alcoholic bird delivers a baby mouse to Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester, and Sylvester becomes enamored with the little guy and has to protect him from the rest of the cats in the neighborhood.

Was "A Mouse Divided" the best Looney Tunes cartoon ever? No, far from it. Some parts were clearly lifted out of the Bugs Bunny vehicle "Gorilla My Dreams". What I like in this cartoon is the extent to which Sylvester goes to keep the hungry felines from eating the mouse (including a dynamite gag; those guys sure had a way with TNT). It's a nice, fun way to pass time.

He doesn't get it from my side of the family. Some arguments seem to continue forever.

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