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Canary Row (1950)

Sylvester Cat spots Tweety Bird in a San Fransisco apartment and tries to gain access but cannot make it past Granny or the cat-hating desk clerk.

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Sylvester / Tweety / Desk Clerk / Monkey (voice)
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Storyline

Sylvester Cat spots Tweety Bird in a San Fransisco apartment and tries to gain access but cannot make it past Granny or the cat-hating desk clerk. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Verkleidungsk√ľnstler See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

First appearance of Granny. See more »

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Referenced in Behind the Tunes: Putty Problems and Canary Rows (2003) See more »

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Sobre las olas (Over the Waves)
(uncredited)
Music by Juventino Rosas
Played when Sylvester walks on the wire
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Granny wasn't too old to debut.
15 January 2007 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

Sylvester and Tweety had only been co-starring for a few years by this point, but Granny appears to be the prototype for the current - if unrealistic - image of the senior citizen kicking booty. As a cat lover, I've always wondered why Sylvester has to suffer so much in these cartoons, even if he's a sinister predator. But in "Canary Row", he suffers at the hands of Tweety, Granny, and even the desk clerk. Will that feline ever get what he wants?! Anyway, it's a pretty funny cartoon. Tweety is sort of the epitome of a facade hiding something nasty.

Watch for a sign advertising "Friz" (Freleng, that is).


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