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24 June 1961 (USA) See more »
In the French Alps, an out-of-control street-painter's wagon sprays white paint onto a female cat's back... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Mel Blanc ... Pepé le Pew / Penelope / Cow / Chickens / Pig / Dog / Frog (voice) (as M. Mel Blanc)

Directed by
Chuck Jones  (as M. Charl Jones)
Writing credits
Chuck Jones (story) (as M. Charl Jones)

Produced by
John W. Burton .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Milt Franklyn  (as M. Milt Franklyn)
Film Editing by
Treg Brown  (as Docteur Treg Brown)
Sound Department
Treg Brown .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Harry Love .... special effects (as M. Harré Amour)
Animation Department
Bob Bransford .... animator (as M. Robaire Bransford)
Philip DeGuard .... background artist (as M. Philipé Deguard)
Ken Harris .... animator (as M. Cannes Harris)
Maurice Noble .... layout artist (as M. Maurice Nobelle)
Tom Ray .... animator (as M. Tomme Rae)
Richard Thompson .... animator (as M. Dique Thompson)
Music Department
Milt Franklyn .... musical director (uncredited)
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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6 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
USA:Approved (PCA #19534)

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0 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A Slip Of The Tongue(?), 29 September 2001
Author: Angel-Marie from Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

As much as I like Pepe Le Pew cartoons (except for the final one, "Louvre Come Back To Me"--Jones; 1962), I have to single this one (and "Two Scents Worth") as a sign that Chuck Jones really pushed the envelope on this series. The scene: Pepe sees the painted Penelope over a cliff and races down (literally) to meet her. After introducing himself, he breaks with this pick-up line, "Everyone should have a hobby, don't you think..." At first, I thought it wouldn't be the least bit offensive, until I heard the latter line, spoken in a really sexually suggestive voice, "Mine is making love," and was reminded that the Warner Brothers cartoons from 1939 to 1964 were everything today's milk-sopped, reality-based cartoons aren't: rude, crude, lewd, a laugh-riot, and a target for children and older audiences alike. As for Pepe's line (which was muted out on Nickelodeon for its sexual innuendo, but restored to cartoon Network): In the (paraphrased) words of Chicken on the episode of "Cow and Chicken" where Chicken fakes being near-sighted so he can get glasses: "That is a pretty wierd line, [Chuck] Jones. You let little kids hear THAT?" What I'm trying to say is that the 1940's and 1950's were a time where (premarital) sex was taboo, and it's ironic (almost paradoxal) that a cartoon series about a over-amorous French skunk womanizing was allowed to show in the theatres.

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