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Tweety's Circus (1955)

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 vs. Daffy: Battle of the Music Video Stars (1988) 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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Hilarious and one of the best Sylvester and Tweety cartoons
28 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

Unlike Red Riding Hoodwinked, Tweet and Sour and Hyde and Go Tweet which I was familiar with for a long time, I didn't see Tweety's Circus until very recently. And I absolutely loved it, it is hilarious and for me one of the better and funnier Sylvester and Tweety cartoons. The animation is plentiful in the colours and fluid in the backgrounds, while the music as it typically is is rousing and energetic. The writing maintains its freshness, but the revelations were the sight gags my favourite being the one where the lion grabs Sylvester's whip and lashes him back and forth. Tweety himself is good and quite active, but he is sidelined by the elephant and especially the lion. Sylvester though steals the show, he is lovable while being quite full of himself at the same time, and throughout he is comedy gold resuming his usual role of providing the laughs. Overall, hilarious. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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