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Gay Purr-ee (1962)

Approved | | Animation, Comedy, Family | 24 October 1962 (USA)
Mouser Jaune Tom and house cat Mewsette are living in the French countryside, 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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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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Mouser Jaune Tom and house cat Mewsette are living in the French countryside, 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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24 October 1962 (USA)  »

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A Gata dos Meus Sonhos  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mme. Rubens-Chatte is a overweight cat. Artist Sir Peter Paul Rubens was noted for painting large women so often that the term "Rubenesque" basically means overweight. Chatte is French for cat. See more »

Goofs

Jaune-Tom and Robespierre set off from a station in Provence signed "Moustier St Marie". It is a real place but spelled "Moustiers Ste. Marie"; the Virgin Mary is after all always in the feminine. See more »

Quotes

Robespierre: Why don't you go to Paris? Then you can drink "sham-pahg-nee" and eat "sham-pig-nons" and "champs ulysses"...
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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 »

Connections

References Moulin Rouge (1952) 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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Judy's First (and only) Animated Film
25 October 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I love Judy Garland, I have a few of her films. And I love movies that are set in Paris like "The Last Time I Saw Paris" starring Elizabeth Taylor (another favorite actress of mine) and Van Johnson; also the Pixar animated film "Ratatouille." One last thing to say is that I am cat lover, as I said many times.

Judy did a wonderful job as Mewsette, both in speaking and singing for her. And Chuck Jones did a excellent job with the production and animation of the film; Chuck Jones is one of my favorite animators. So overall, this film is an excellent piece of animation. It is colorful and beautifully animated, with songs you will remember and love.


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