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Tweety and the Beanstalk (1957)

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Jack's mother throws Jack's magic beans outside under Sylvester Cat's sleeping box, and the cat is whisked to the world above, where he finds a huge Tweety Bird in the castle of the ... See full summary »

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Jack's mother throws Jack's magic beans outside under Sylvester Cat's sleeping box, and the cat is whisked to the world above, where he finds a huge Tweety Bird in the castle of the legendary Giant. When he tries to snag Tweety, Sylvester is chased by the Giant down the beanstalk. Sylvester chops down the stalk while the giant is still descending. The Giant falls on top of Sylvester with such force that Sylvester is shot through the Earth to the Orient. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Piu-Piu E o Pé de Feijão  »

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The title/story is based on the English fairy tale of "Jack and the Beanstalk", first published anonymously in London by Benjamin Tabart in 1807 as The History of Jack and the Bean-Stalk. See more »

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Giant: Fee, fi, fo, fat! I thought I taw a puddy tat!
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Although this is a Merrie Melodies cartoon, it uses the Looney Tunes opening and closing themes. See more »


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Home Sweet Home
Music by H.R. Bishop
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Doesn't use the setting to good effect
25 December 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When Jack grows his beanstalk, his cat accidentally gets caught up in it as it grows upwards and Sylvester wakes up in the giant's kingdom. When he discovers that everything is bigger in this world he immediately makes it his goal to get his hands on a Tweety Pie bird that is as big as he is!

After Jack-Rabbit and the Beanstalk, Sylvester also gets caught up in the fairy tale. The film is really just the usual jokes but with the size difference making a slight change to the gags and routines. The size difference isn't used that well - Sylvester still tries to get into Tweety's cage and is still chased by a dog - it doesn't really matter that they are bigger than usual.

Tweety has very little to do apart from be a little bigger than usual (and put on a funny accent at the end). Sylvester is pretty good but neither the dog nor the giant really have anything in the way of character.

Overall this is an enjoyable enough cartoon but it is just a shame that the fact that everything is bigger than usual isn't used very well or make much difference. Also, Tweety is not a strong enough presence here to justify his name being in the title.


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