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Tweety's S.O.S. (1951)

Sylvester Cat stows away aboard a seagoing passenger liner to try and catch Tweety Bird, who is guarded by his mistress, Granny. Sylvester becomes seasick and runs to the sickbay for a ... See full summary »

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Sylvester / Tweety / Ship Captain (voice)
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Storyline

Sylvester Cat stows away aboard a seagoing passenger liner to try and catch Tweety Bird, who is guarded by his mistress, Granny. Sylvester becomes seasick and runs to the sickbay for a remedy. Tweety mixes nitro into the medicine before Sylvester drinks it. When Granny hits Sylvester with her broom, he is blown sky-high. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pip og Sylvester 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

Sylvester is briefly drawn with his older character design at the beginning. This is because the footage was re-used from Life with Feathers (1945). See more »

Goofs

When Sylvester goes to the nurse's station to get seasick remedy for the 2nd time, Tweety pours nitroglycerin into the bottle before Sylvester enters. Sylvester then picks up the bottle and starts drinking out of it. The next shot shows Tweety on a shelf with the same bottle underneath him. Then in the next shot, the bottle is back in Sylvester's hand. See more »

Quotes

Tweety: Ooh, what a hypotwit.
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Connections

Featured in Behind the Tunes: Blanc Expressions (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

The Flying Dutchman Overture
(uncredited)
Music by Richard Wagner
[Plays when the boat is shown at sea.]
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Nice Short
19 April 2009 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Tweety's SOS (1951)

*** (out of 4)

Sylvester is out looking for dinner when he spots Tweety on a ship. The rest of the cartoon as the cat trying to work his way around Granny so that he can eat the little bird. I'm sure I'm not alone but I find Tweety to be cute but incredibly annoying. I watch all of these shorts just hoping Sylvester will eat him even though I know it's not going to happen. The actual chase is what makes this worth viewing as it remains fun seeing the poor cat try and try again no matter how many times he fails. There are some pretty good jokes in this short with the best being the sea sickness stuff. Sylvester turning green leads to some great jokes including the one at the end.


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