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"The Perils of Penelope Pitstop" (1969) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1969-1971

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The Perils of Penelope Pitstop: Season 1: Episode 17 -- On her way to deliver a painting to the Earl of Crumpet, Penelope falls prey to Edgar Allen Claw as he schemes up another perilous feat of destruction for her.


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Release Date:
13 September 1969 (USA) See more »
The Ant Hill Mob has to protect Penelope Pitstop from a murderous lawyer who is after her inheritance. Full summary »
User Reviews:
Good Fun See more (12 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 5)

Paul Lynde ... The Hooded Claw / ... (17 episodes, 1969-1970)

Janet Waldo ... Penelope Pitstop (17 episodes, 1969-1970)

Series Directed by
Joseph Barbera (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
William Hanna (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Series Writing credits
Michael Maltese (1 episode, 1969)
Joe Ruby (1 episode, 1969)
Ken Spears (1 episode, 1969)

Series Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... producer (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
William Hanna .... producer (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Alex Lovy .... associate producer (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Series Original Music by
Ted Nichols (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
David M. Horton (unknown episodes)
Joe Sandusky (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Iwao Takamoto (1 episode, 1969)
Series Production Management
Victor O. Schipek .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Earl Klein .... story director (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Alex Lovy .... story director (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Bill Perez .... story director (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Howard Swift .... story director (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Series Sound Department
Richard Olson .... sound director (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Aardal .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
George Epperson .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
Charles Flekal .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
Ralph Migliori .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
Cliff Shirpser .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
Dennis Weaver .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
Series Animation Department
Walt Peregoy .... background stylist (1 episode, 1969)

Fernando Arce .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Ed Barge .... animator (unknown episodes)
George Goepper .... animator (unknown episodes)
Roberta Greutert .... ink and paint supervisor (unknown episodes)
Jerry Hathcock .... animator (unknown episodes)
David High .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Jack Huber .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Willie Ito .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Volus Jones .... animator (unknown episodes)
Dick Lundy .... animator (unknown episodes)
Charles A. Nichols .... animation director (unknown episodes)
Lance Nolley .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Ed Parks .... animator (unknown episodes)
Cathy Patrick .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Joel Seibel .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Terry Slade .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Grace Stanzell .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Takashi .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Robert 'Tiger' West .... xerographer (unknown episodes)
Thelma Witmer .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Ted Nichols .... musical director (1 episode, 1969)
Series Other crew
Frank Paiker .... technical supervisor (unknown episodes)
Bill Perez .... title designer (unknown episodes)
Robert Schaefer .... titles (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
30 min (17 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Did You Know?

Comedy actor Paul Lynde, best known for his appearances on "The Hollywood Squares" (1965) was uncredited as the voice of Sylvester Sneekly/The Hooded Claw.See more »
Penelope Pitstop:[on several occasions] He-y-alp!See more »
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Good Fun, 14 August 2000
Author: de_niro_2001 from scotland

I used to enjoy this as a kid but it always puzzled me how the Hooded Claw hoped to bump off Penelope by tying her to a railway track when she inhabited the same world where Dick Dastardly could be run over by a train and although he might feel a bit flat for a while generally he was OK at the end of the day. What's more the Anthill Mob were often blown up by the dynamite the Claw had intended for Penelope and it didn't seem to do them much harm. Penelope has a big following and I upset this girl I know who used to be a fan by saying it was kinky the way the Claw was always tying her up. She said I'd spoiled her illusions! Still, great fun.

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