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Birdy and the Beast (1944)

Tweety is set upon by a fat, jowly cat, who winds up with, among other things, a dozen eggs and a gallon of gasoline in his mouth instead of the little bird.

Director:

Robert Clampett

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Tweety / Putty Tat (voice)
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Storyline

Tweety is set upon by a fat, jowly cat, who winds up with, among other things, a dozen eggs and a gallon of gasoline in his mouth instead of the little bird.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 August 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El ave y la bestia See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The title refers to the French fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast" first published by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve in 1740. See more »

Quotes

Tweety: I taught I taw a putty tat.
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Soundtracks

Rock-a-Bye Baby
(uncredited)
Written by Effie I. Canning
Played when the cat first sees Tweety in the nest
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Aw, the poor puddy tat! He fall down and go... BOOM!
23 March 2004 | by overtheedge27See all my reviews

I remember when I first saw this cartoon at about 5 or 6 years of age, and at first, I was a little creeped out by the early Tweety's crude appearance, but I was soon laughing my head off. Being directed by Bob Clampett rather than the future director of the Tweety cartoons, Friz Freeling, you can expect this cartoon to be a bit sillier. Not to mention that this is Tweety's second cartoon appearance so he's (yes, he is a boy) still in his developmental stages. Note that he's pink rather than yellow, he's a bit meaner than in his later cartoons, and he hasn't even been paired up with his arch rival, Sylvester, yet. Nonetheless, this is a very enjoyable cartoon, with a very memorable line, "Aw, the poor puddy tat! He fall down and go... BOOM!"


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