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Release Date:
23 December 1955 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A group of young mice is in the ruins of a church, practicing singing for an upcoming service. After singing an adulterated version of "Hark... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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An excellent cartoon that is a re-working of another excellent cartoon done by the same producers-Hanna and Barbera-some 16 years earlier See more (10 total) »

Directed by
Joseph Barbera 
William Hanna 
 
Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... producer
William Hanna .... producer
Fred Quimby .... producer
 
Original Music by
Scott Bradley (music)
 
Animation Department
Ed Barge .... animation
Richard Bickenbach .... layout (as Dick Bickenbach)
Don Driscoll .... backgrounds
Robert Gentle .... backgrounds
Lewis Marshall .... animation
Kenneth Muse .... animation
Irven Spence .... animation (as Irvin Spence)
Reuben Timmins .... animation
 
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Runtime:
8 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.55 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #17540) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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Trivia:
The first cartoon since War Dogs (1943) by the team of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera starring characters other than "Tom and Jerry."See more »
Quotes:
Reverend Mouse:I never could figure out them men. They was always thinking up new ways to kill each other. They had guns that shot out streams of liquid fire. Everything it touched burst into flames. They had pipes, big ones like giant pea shooters that sent bombs whizzing through the air. Then they thought up a new kind of gun, a gun that could kill men faster than ever before. It was a terrible thing, they were always fighting, and when they weren't fighting on the ground, they were fighting in the air.See more »
Movie Connections:
Remake of Peace on Earth (1939)See more »
Soundtrack:
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
An excellent cartoon that is a re-working of another excellent cartoon done by the same producers-Hanna and Barbera-some 16 years earlier, 26 July 2001

This cartoon is the result of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera deciding to revisit the theme explored in another cartoon, Peace on Earth, done in 1939. Both cartoons are excellent ststements and are still all-too relevant today. Exploring weighty concepts-war, hatred and destruction-both are equally effective in each its own right, although Good Will to Men is seen all too rarely. An excellent effort that is sadly out-of-print. Well worth the effort to track down. Most highly recommended.

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