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Director:
Writer:
Tedd Pierce (story)
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Release Date:
20 July 1957 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico, runs to the rescue of his two drunken rodent friends... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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Pretty good despite the simple art style. See more (6 total) »

Cast

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Mel Blanc ... Speedy Gonzales / Pablo / Fernando / Cat / Manuel (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Daws Butler ... Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Tom Holland ... Various (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert McKimson 
 
Writing credits
Tedd Pierce (story)

Produced by
Edward Selzer .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Milt Franklyn 
Carl W. Stalling  (as Carl Stalling)
 
Film Editing by
Treg Brown 
 
Sound Department
Treg Brown .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Ted Bonnicksen .... animator
William Butler .... background artist (as Bill Butler)
George Grandpré .... animator
Robert Gribbroek .... layout artist
 
Music Department
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Carl W. Stalling .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
6 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
USA:Approved (PCA #18236)

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Soundtrack:
Mexican Hat Dance (El jarabe tapatío)See more »

FAQ

Which series is this from: Looney Tunes or Merrie Melodies?
List: Warner Bros. cartoons that were nominated for Academy Awards
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0 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Pretty good despite the simple art style., 26 September 2010
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

Like many of the Warner Brothers cartoons of the late 1950s, the beautiful backgrounds and gorgeous animation were giving way to a UPA-style of cartoon making--with crappy backgrounds and simpler characters. While this particular cartoon is still very watchable, it's not up to the quality standards of the studios cartoons from just a few years earlier.

This is a Speedy Gonzales cartoon. I am NOT a huge fan of this character, so keep this in mind--if you love him, I am sure your opinion will probably be a bit more favorable--though I did enjoy it. However, apparently Speedy and his alcoholic friends are not politically correct, as the film had an added speech in the prologue about hurtful stereotypes. However, I saw this same cartoon many times as a child and never once assumed all Mexicans (or Mexican mice) were alcoholics nor did they run at 100 miles per hour! And, unless you are VERY thin-skinned, I think you'll enjoy the heck out of this violent little cartoon (yeah, violence!). It's quite funny and very good despite the budget cutbacks at Looney Tunes.

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