MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 43,830 this week

Go Fly a Kit (1957)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 170 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 1 critic

A kitten is adopted by a maternal eagle, who teaches the young cat to fly- by using his tail as a spinning propeller. Upon reaching the age to venture into the world on his own, the flying ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(story)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 713 titles
created 17 May 2011
 
a list of 67 titles
created 16 Jul 2012
 
a list of 1407 titles
created 12 Nov 2012
 
a list of 1143 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 1039 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Go Fly a Kit" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Go Fly a Kit (1957)

Go Fly a Kit (1957) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Go Fly a Kit.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Sylvester Cat must catch mice or lose his happy home. When he can't find a mouse inside, he searches out of doors and comes upon one meek, little mouse who agrees under duress to be ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sylvester Cat and his orange feline friend, Sam, are rummaging through trash cans for food in the evening on a waterfront when they spot a mouse. They agree to share the little rodent for ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Sylvester sings opera and popular tunes while standing on a back alley fence; Elmer, who wants to sleep, tries to thwart him.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Gloria Curran
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In this spoof of Alcoholics Anonymous, pussy cats are cast as bird-eating addicts and go through the 12-step process to deal with their addiction. Sylvester, who could never quite get the ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Sylvester Cat slips when making a grab for Tweety Bird in Granny's flat, and falls dazed to the floor as one of Tweety's feathers lands in his mouth. Tweety runs off. Sylvester comes to and... See full summary »

Directors: Friz Freleng, Hawley Pratt
Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray, Ben Frommer
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Bugs Bunny retaliates against the pompous opera star who does him violence.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Nicolai Shutorov
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Mr. and Mrs. Jones hear a piano being played in their living room. They automatically assume it is their cat who is making the music, when in fact, the talented one is a mouse whom the cat ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Norman Nesbitt, Marian Richman
Cat Feud (1958)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Bulldog Marc Anthony is a guard at a construction site. He finds a kitten, Pussyfoot, to whom he affectionately gives a wiener for lunch. A hungry, grown cat sees the wiener and tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Tweetie Pie (1947)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Thomas the cat finds Tweety in the snow, warming himself by a cigar butt. Thomas's mistress rescues the little yellow bird before her cat can devour him, but Thomas doesn't give up.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet
Snow Business (1953)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sylvester Cat and Tweety Bird are snowbound in a mountain cabin, and though Tweety has lots of bird seed, Sylvester will starve unless he can cook the unsuspecting Tweety. Meanwhile, a ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two cats (one a caricature of Jimmy Durante) battle violently for the affections of a pretty girl cat, who'll dispense her favors on the one who brings her a little bird. Unfortunately for ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett
Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Sara Berner
Dog Pounded (1954)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Sylvester Cat tries to catch Tweety Bird, who is up in a tree in the middle of the city dog pound.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Customer / Cats / Bulldog (voice)
Edit

Storyline

A kitten is adopted by a maternal eagle, who teaches the young cat to fly- by using his tail as a spinning propeller. Upon reaching the age to venture into the world on his own, the flying cat uses his extraordinary ability to save an attractive girl cat from a bulldog. These two cats mate and beget a family of flying felines, all of whom fly south with their father each winter and return north in the spring to rejoin their mother. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 February 1957 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Casablanca (1942) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
The Cat Who Thought He Was A Bird
10 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Most of this cartoon is told in flashback. It's a goofy premise (hey, it's a cartoon) about a cat who was raised by a big momma bald eagle. He uses his tail as a propeller and learns how to fly. Like all birds, one day it's time to fly the coop and go out in the world on his own.

Soon after he saves a female cat from a big Spike-like bulldog, the kind is always shown in cartoons, it seems. He wins her heart with his flying ability and gives the big dog a "shave" from above as well as a few other things to the big - and humorous - canine.

There is some really nice artwork in here with excellent colors.

The two best-known voices in cartoon history - Mel Blance and Daws Butler - are listed on the IMDb title page but it doesn't say who the narrator is, and he did 99 percent of the talking here.


7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Go Fly a Kit (1957) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?