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Mouser Jaone Tom and housecat Mewsette are living in the French country side, but Mewsette wants to experience the refinement and excitement of the Paris living. But upon arrival she falls ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
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Mewsette (voice)
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Jaune-Tom (voice)
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Robespierre (voice)
Paul Frees ...
Meowrice (voice)
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Mme. Rubens-Chatte (voice)
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Bulldog / Bartender / the Driver / Mice Sounds (voice)
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Narrator (voice)
Joan Gardner ...
Lady From Provence (voice)
Julie Bennett ...
Lady From Provence (voice)
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Storyline

Mouser Jaone Tom and housecat Mewsette are living in the French country side, but Mewsette wants to experience the refinement and excitement of the Paris living. But upon arrival she falls into the clutches of Meowrice. Jaune Tom and his friend Robespierre set off to Paris to find her. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Vive La Coolest Cat Who Ever Captured The Happy Heart Of Paris! See more »


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24 October 1962 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Gata dos Meus Sonhos  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Judy Garland was approached about doing this film, it was she who reportedly suggested that her two good friends (and The Wizard of Oz (1939) collaborators) Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg provide the music and lyrics, respectively. It was to be both men's last full-length score for any medium. See more »

Goofs

The film supposedly takes place in the 1890s, but the montage of painters doing portraits of Mewsette includes Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso. Van Gogh died in 1890, while Picasso would not exhibit in Paris until 1900 (and would not paint in the style depicted until the 1920s). See more »

Quotes

Meowrice: [His henchcats catch Mewsette in a sack after she tries to jump off a bridge] Nice fielding, team. Come along, we'll take the scenic route home.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits include colorful drawings of the movie's main stars which then change into their cartoon characters. See more »


Soundtracks

Paris Is a Lonely Town
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Music by Harold Arlen
Performed by Judy Garland
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User Reviews

 
Enjoyable Family Film
18 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a G rated film that features the voice talents of Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Red Buttons, and a host of the best voice actors working in animation at the time, including Paul Frees (Boris Badinov), Mel Blanc (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Barney Rubble, and many more) and June Foray (Rocky the Squirrel). It combines their voices with colorful animation and beautiful dream sequences put to songs. The story takes place in France during the 1890s and involves a beautiful young feline named Mewsette (Garland) who leaves her home on the farm to become the toast of Paris. Her boyfriend (Goulet) and his small sidekick (Buttons) come after her to bring her back, but the evil Meowrice (Frees) already has her in his clutches. I enjoyed this as a child and again as an adult.


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