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In a junkyard, Frisky Puppy's loud yapping keeps high-strung Claude Cat jumping, onto trains, planes and up past Tweety Bird's nest.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Tweety, Frisky Puppy, Claude Cat / Dog Effects (voice)
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Storyline

A homeless cat (Claude Cat) searching for food is harassed by the playful antics and barking of an energetic pup (Frisky Puppy). Frisky repeatedly sneaks up behind the poor tabby cat (who hates the dog) and scares it into jumping vertically when it barks. After Claude finally silences the pup, he encounters a larger dog, whose bark has a disastrous effect. Tweety Bird has two lines. Can you guess what they are? Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 1954 (USA) See more »

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Bellen verboten! See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

'Tweety's only appearance in a Chuck Jones cartoon. He's in two scenes. First, as Claude Cat is scared by Frisky, (for the last time, in this cartoon), Tweety raises his head up and says "I tawt I taw a putty-tat". The second, was as the cartoon concludes Tweety sees Claude on the wing of an airplane and says "I did taw a putty-tat", then the closing scene occurs and goes to its concluding musical melody theme. See more »

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Follows Two's a Crowd (1950) See more »

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Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone?
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Music from German folk song
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Entertaining cartoon that begins and ends wonderfully and is fantastically animated
19 June 2016 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

'No Barking' is not going to work for everybody, but while it is not one of my favourites this reviewer still found a huge amount to like.

The repeated gag, for one repeated so often, does vary in execution. Sometimes it's very funny, like when Claude is frightened upwards but at others it does feel too repetitive and a little tedious. Tweety's cameo is very cute and slightly amusing, but doesn't add a huge amount to the cartoon and some may find it on the misplaced side.

However, 'No Barking' is fantastically animated, especially the visually gorgeous beginning and some wildly inventive animation on Frisky. One cannot believe that it was all the work of one man. Carl Stalling's music score fits beautifully and not just adds to the cartoon but enhances it. It's lushly and cleverly orchestrated as always, has a delicious wit and the rhythms are high in energy and character.

With 'No Barking', the highlights are the beginning, especially for the animation, and a very funny ending. The gags with the bluebirds and Claude being frightened upwards also add to the entertainment value. While not laugh-a-minute or completely hilarious, 'No Barking' is always amusing. The story is narratively so-so and not very surprising, but is high in charm and liveliness so it doesn't matter.

Frisky is superbly animated and a balance of amusing, infuriating and adorable is achieved very well here, though understandably he is a very love it or hate it character. One really does feel sorry for Claude too, and their chemistry entertains and drives the cartoon well. Mel Blanc does a fine job as can be expected.

All in all, begins and ends wonderfully and is fantastically animated. Not for everybody, but for me there was a lot to like. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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