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Snow Business (1953)

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Sylvester Cat and Tweety Bird are snowbound in a mountain cabin, and though Tweety has lots of bird seed, Sylvester will starve unless he can cook the unsuspecting Tweety. Meanwhile, a ... See full summary »

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Sylvester Cat and Tweety Bird are snowbound in a mountain cabin, and though Tweety has lots of bird seed, Sylvester will starve unless he can cook the unsuspecting Tweety. Meanwhile, a starving mouse thinks Sylvester is edible and keeps springing on the cat, chewing the fur off his head and tail and trying to cook his various body parts. Granny returns just in time with groceries, to find she mistakenly brought back only more bird seed! Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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17 January 1953 (USA)  »

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Snönöd  »

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Mel Blanc, as Tweety, didn't say Tweety's most popular line, "I tawt I taw a putty-tat!", in three shorts. In order, they are Snow Business (1953), The Last Hungry Cat (1961) and The Jet Cage (1962). See more »

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Radio Reporter: The recent blizzard has snowbound the mountain areas. The state highway patrol reports that all roads to the mountains may be closed for six weeks.
Sylvester: Six weeks? I'll starve!
[goes to the kitchen and opens the fridge, finding nothing but bird seed]
Sylvester: Bird seed...?
Sylvester: [opens the cupboard, which has the same contents as the fridge] Seed?
Tweety: Hey, putty tat! I found lots of food!
[Sylvester runs excitedly to the pantry, only to discover that it is also stuffed with bird seed]
Tweety: We don't have to worry, putty. ...
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A brilliant Sylvester and Tweety cartoon?!!
1 October 2008 | by (Lincoln, England) – See all my reviews

After the feeble 'A Bird in a Guilty Cage', Friz Freleng finally injected some life into his repetitive Sylvester and Tweety series with the brilliant and novel 'Snow Business'. Owing a good deal of its success to a superbly inventive script by Warren Foster, 'Snow Business' opens with Tweety and Sylvester as the best of friends. Only when they are stranded in a cabin by a snowstorm do the starving cat's thoughts turn to eating his former playmate. A great twist on the straightforward formula, 'Snow Business' has a few more tricks up its sleeve. For one, Tweety remains oblivious of the danger he's in throughout the whole cartoon as Sylvester convinces him that a ride in a boiling hot cooking pot and skating on a greased frying pan are enormous fun. This unusual set-up creates a whole new refreshing dynamic between the cat and bird. The real star of 'Snow Business', however, is a psychotic little mouse who, driven crazy with hunger, decides he wants to eat Sylvester. It is this final bizarre plot twist which pushes 'Snow Business' from great to brilliant and the emaciated little rodents attempts to devour a creature ten times his size are hilarious to watch. 'Snow Business' is, in all probability, the very best of all the Tweety and Sylvester shorts. It's a genuinely funny and odd script brilliantly directed by Freleng.


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