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Tweety's Circus (1955)

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Sylvester Cat pays a visit to a closed-to-business circus and finds Tweety Bird in one of the cages. All that changes when Tweety escapes his cage and flees Sylvester... and thus, the chase... See full summary »

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Sylvester Cat pays a visit to a closed-to-business circus and finds Tweety Bird in one of the cages. All that changes when Tweety escapes his cage and flees Sylvester... and thus, the chase begins. Meanwhile, Sylvester must flee from an uncaged lion he had angered with his earlier remarks. The chase results in Sylvester being pounded by an elephant, falling into an empty water tank, swallowing fire, and losing his balance on the high wire and falling into the lion's mouth. Sylvester locks himself in a cage thinking he is safe from the lion, only to find he has locked himself in with 50 more! Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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4 June 1955 (USA)  »

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El circo de Tweety  »

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Sylvester: [reading sign] "Lion, King of the Cats"... King of the Cats, eh? Well, you're not MY king!
Lion: [roars]
Sylvester: So you wanna be King, eh? Well, King, I'm crowning ya!
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Edited into Bugs Bunny's Easter Special (1977) See more »

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Music by Mel Kaufman
Lyrics by Harry D. Kerr
Sung by Sylvester and played often in the score
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28 December 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Sylvester notices a circus in town and goes to pay a visit. As he walks around the animals he mocks the lion before noticing a Tweety bird in a cage. He goes after the bird but the lion and elephant are all too happy to help Tweety out.

I'm not a big fan of Tweety himself, although I do like his shorts where he is quite active as opposed to just sort of hanging around while Sylvester does all the work. However here he is supported by a lion and an elephant - both of whom give Sylvester a tough time. The action is all pretty funny and I laughed out loud most of the way through it.

Tweety is pretty active but it is the lion that is the best partner for Sylvester. Although, needless to say, it is Sylvester who does all the hard work and he is very, very funny throughout.

Overall this is one of the best Tweety cartoons I've seen in a long time. Laugh out loud funny with good imaginative routines and good reactions from Sylvester whenever he realises what's really going on.


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