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Canned Feud (1951)

Sylvester has only canned food available while his people are away. A pesky mouse torments him with the only can opener.

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writers:

Warren Foster (story), Cal Howard (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Sylvester / Sam / Mouse's Whistle (voice)
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Storyline

Sylvester Cat finds that his people have gone on vacation and left him alone in a locked house with a large stash of canned food in a cupboard. Sylvester needs a can opener, or he'll starve. And a pesky mouse has the only can opener in the house and torments Sylvester into trying more and more desperate measures to obtain it. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Briga Enlatada See more »

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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

In the title shot is shown a can of "FARREN'S FINE CAT FOOD". Jack Farren was the uncredited assistant animator. See more »

Goofs

In the final scenario, Sylvester, with can opener in hand, finds the cupboard padlocked. There is a brief close-up of the lock, and in the next shot Sylvester is in the same position with no can opener in view. See more »

Quotes

Sylvester: They forgot to put out the cat! Ha, ha, ha! The cat? *I'm* the cat!
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Connections

Referenced in Yankee Dood It (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Huckleberry Duck
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Music by Raymond Scott
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What did he do to deserve this?
31 October 2003 | by griffin84See all my reviews

Every now and then, a cartoon comes along that you can't help but feel bad for the supposed-bad guy. Sylvester's owners have gone on vacation in California, and they (gasp!) forgot to put the cat out! Sylvester luckily finds a stash of canned tuna, but he still needs a can opener to get the food or he'll starve. As luck would have it, there is only one can opener in the house, and it's being held by a mouse who decides to torture poor Sylvester into fighting for it.

I couldn't help but watch this and wonder, what did Sylvester do to deserve this? Makes you wonder just what he's done to that mouse in the past to deserve such treatment. Or, there is the possible alternative that this mouse is just evil, pure and simple. Either way, Sylvester truly takes a beating through a falling piano, a vacuum cleaner, and a rather large mess of fireworks, as he desperately tries to keep from starving. A Friz Freling classic that everyone will love.


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