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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 »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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Was this intended as an anti-alcohol warning? See more (6 total) »

Cast

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Mel Blanc ... Speedy Gonzales / Pablo / Fernando / Cat (voice)
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Daws Butler ... Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
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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)
 
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Runtime:
6 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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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 »

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Which series is this from: Looney Tunes or Merrie Melodies?
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Was this intended as an anti-alcohol warning?, 16 April 2007
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

This time, Speedy Gonzales isn't fetching cheese, but is rescuing his drunken friends Pablo and Fernando, both in danger of getting eaten by a cat (not Sylvester). Watching "Tabasco Road", I get the feeling that it may be one of the Looney Tunes cartoons that drew criticism: it basically portrays Mexicans as drunks. On that subject, maybe the cartoon was intended as an anti-alcohol warning.

Then again, maybe I'm trying too hard to analyze it. As long as we understand that it sort of makes stereotypes about Mexicans - namely with "ceety leemits" - we can enjoy it. And as long as we know to drink responsibly.

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