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Ventriloquist Cat (1950)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 27 May 1950 (USA)
A cat learns the art of ventriloquism in order to play a series of practical jokes on a slow-witted bulldog...

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Red Coffey ... Cat (voice) (uncredited)
Bill Thompson ... Spike (voice) (uncredited)
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A cat, being chased by Spike, finds a gadget that lets him throw his voice and has great fun tricking the overly gullible dog into looking for him in a variety of dangerous spots, many of which seem to include dynamite. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Included in Warner Home Video's 2006 DVD release of Three Little Words (1950). See more »

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When the cat opens up the "Be a Ventriloquist" box, the device inside is of an oval shape. In the next shot, when he takes the device out and puts it into his mouth, its shape has changed to rectangular. See more »

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Featured in Så er der tegnefilm: Episode #1.7 (2014) See more »

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Meow Wow!
4 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

One of Tex Avery's best! A cat uses a device to throw his voice, thus leading a dog into many painful situations. Each gag is fresh and funny. Features the best scene of a dog dressing as a cat I've seen in a cartoon. The twist ending is hilarious. A classic!


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