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Speedy Gonzales (1955)

Starving Mexican mice want access to a cheese factory guarded by Sylvester Cat and send for Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico, to breeze past Sylvester and obtain the cheese ... See full summary »

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Speedy Gonzales / Sylvester / Various Mice (voice)
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Storyline

Starving Mexican mice want access to a cheese factory guarded by Sylvester Cat and send for Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico, to breeze past Sylvester and obtain the cheese for them. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

17 September 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Speedy Gonzales 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Although this is the second appearance of Speedy Gonzales (his first outing was in Cat-Tails for Two (1953)), he was re-designed after his debut and this is the first appearance of Speedy as we know him today. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Dance of the Comedians
(uncredited)
from "The Bartered Bride"
Music by Bedrich Smetana
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User Reviews

 
Speedy is a friend of evreebodiees seeester
2 November 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

The native mice of Mexico want some American cheese, but Sylvester the cat is guarding the border. After a few disastrous attempts to get at it. They send for Speedy Gonzales to get pass this gringo pussycat. The second appearance of Speedy is a classic and cemented yet another great character in the already impressive array of Looney stars. Don't listen to the mind-stealing PC police, Speedy is funny. This Oscar-winning animated short can be found on disc 4 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 1 and features an optional music only track as well as a commentary by Jerry Beck.

My Grade: A


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