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Cheese It, the Cat! (1957)

A working-class mouse, who wants to steal a birthday cupcake for his wife, enlists his friend in an effort to get rid of the cat who has suddenly appeared in the kitchen.

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Uncredited cast:
... Cat (voice) (uncredited)
... Ralph Crumden / Ned Morton (voice) (uncredited)
... Alice Crumden (voice) (uncredited)
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In this spoof of TV's "The Honeymooners", Ralph Crumden and Ned Morton, two mice patterned on Jackie Gleason and Art Carney's characters in the TV show, try to obtain a cupcake from a refrigerator to use as a birthday cake for Ralph's wife, Alice. But they have to pass through a kitchen guarded by an orange cat. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Spoofs The Honeymooners (1955) See more »

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In My Merry Oldsmobile
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Music by Gus Edwards
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The HoneyMousers
18 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

The principal gag in this one is that the two lead characters -- who are mice -- are drawn and voiced as Ralph Kramden and Ed Nortion (Jackie Gleason and Art Carney) from THE HONEYMOONERS. There had been several Termite Terrace efforts in this vein, including A TALE OF TWO KITTIES (Abbot & Costello, the introduction of Tweety Bird) but McKimson brings little to this but the conceit.

Although a very competent cartoon director, Robert McKimson suffers a bit because Friz Freleng and Chuck Jones, who ran the other two cartoon units at Warner Brothers in this period, were geniuses. I have the impression that he wanted to move to live action directing, as had ex-Schlesinger cartoonist Frank Tashlin (and earlier, Gregory LaCava), but never got the chance.


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