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The Last Hungry Cat (1961)

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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 »

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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 finds the feather lodged between his lips. He thinks he has swallowed and killed Tweety and suffers terrible remorse as an Alfred Hitchcock-like voice-over chides him for his "crime". Sylvester cracks, runs into the streets confessing, and returns to Granny's place, where he finds he didn't eat Tweety after all. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Trivia

The only theatrical Warner Brothers cartoon that made a reference to Alfred Hitchcock. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hitchcock-type Narrator: Tonight, ladies and gentlemen, we bring you a story about murder.
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Crazy Credits

After being hit in the head, by Sylvester, throwing something and hitting Hitchcock, his shadow leaves, but with a bump on his head. See more »

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Edited from Lighthouse Mouse (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Lucky Day
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Music by Ray Henderson
Played when Sylvester finds Tweety sleeping in his cage
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Hitchcock Film Noir In A Cartoon
1 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I you're a Baby Boomer, you have to love this beginning. A bear walks into an outline of himself, doing an imitation of Alfred Hitchcock and the way he always began his "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" dramas on TV in the 1950s and 1960s. After that, this quickly changes to a "Sylvester and ?Tweety" cartoon, with some excellent film-noir-type nighttime light- and-shadows artwork. In fact, this is best-looking Tweety cartoon I've ever seen. It is beautifully drawn.

Hitchcock comes back as Sylvester's conscience, accusing him of killing the poor little bird (which he did not do) and story is kind of weak in the second half. This started off very promising but got a little stupid with not much humor. However, that artwork was so good I gave the story a pass.


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