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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 »
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Cast

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Mel Blanc ... Speedy Gonzales / Sylvester / Various Mice (voice)
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Stan Freberg ... Mice (voice) (uncredited)
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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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Additional Details

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 »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Behind the Tunes: Needy for Speedy (2003) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
MuchachaSee more »

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0 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Fair Short, 19 April 2009
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Speedy Gonzales (1955)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

A group of Mexican mice are having trouble breaking into a cheese factory because none of them are faster than the guard, Sylvester the cat. With nothing left to do they hire Speedy Gonzales to steal some of the cheese. I might take a beating for this but I've never been a fan of Speedy and I might go even further as to call him my least favorite of all the popular animated stars no matter what studio they're from. I've always found him to be all one-joke but there are a couple good moments here. Having Sylvester in the mix brings a few laughs as he will stop at nothing to try and catch Speedy but of course we know he's going to fail. The stereotypes of Mexicans has been discussed to death so I'll just jump over that.

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