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Director:
Writer:
Warren Foster (story)
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Release Date:
17 September 1955 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Starving Mexican mice want access to a cheese factory guarded by Sylvester Cat and send for Speedy Gonzales... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Oscar. See more »
User Reviews:
Speedy is a friend of evreebodiees seeester See more (15 total) »

Cast

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Mel Blanc ... Speedy Gonzales / Sylvester / Various Mice (voice)
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Stan Freberg ... Mice (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
Ted Bonnicksen .... animator
Gerry Chiniquy .... animator
Arthur Davis .... animator
Hawley Pratt .... layout artist
Irv Wyner .... background artist
 
Music Department
Carl W. Stalling .... musical director (as Carl Stalling)
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
7 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
USA:Approved (certificate #16888) | USA:Not Rated (video release)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Although this is the second appearance of Speedy Gonzales (his first outing was in Cat-Tails for Two (1953)), he was re-designed after his debut and this is the first appearance of Speedy as we know him today.See more »
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Speedy is a friend of evreebodiees seeester, 2 November 2005
Author: movieman_kev from United States

The native mice of Mexico want some American cheese, but Sylvester the cat is guarding the border. After a few disastrous attempts to get at it. They send for Speedy Gonzales to get pass this gringo pussycat. The second appearance of Speedy is a classic and cemented yet another great character in the already impressive array of Looney stars. Don't listen to the mind-stealing PC police, Speedy is funny. This Oscar-winning animated short can be found on disc 4 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 1 and features an optional music only track as well as a commentary by Jerry Beck.

My Grade: A

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