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Tweety and the Beanstalk (1957)

Jack's mother throws Jack's magic beans outside under Sylvester Cat's sleeping box, and the cat is whisked to the world above, where he finds a huge Tweety Bird in the castle of the ... See full summary »

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Friz Freleng

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Sylvester / Tweety / Giant Bulldog / Mouse (voice)
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Storyline

Jack's mother throws Jack's magic beans outside under Sylvester Cat's sleeping box, and the cat is whisked to the world above, where he finds a huge Tweety Bird in the castle of the legendary Giant. When he tries to snag Tweety, Sylvester is chased by the Giant down the beanstalk. Sylvester chops down the stalk while the giant is still descending. The Giant falls on top of Sylvester with such force that Sylvester is shot through the Earth to the Orient. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Piu-Piu E o Pé de Feijão See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The title/story is based on the English fairy tale of "Jack and the Beanstalk", first published anonymously in London by Benjamin Tabart in 1807 as The History of Jack and the Bean-Stalk. See more »

Quotes

Sylvester: Boy, acres and acres of Tweety Bird and it's mine, all mine!
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Crazy Credits

Although this is a Merrie Melodies cartoon, it uses the Looney Tunes opening and closing themes. See more »

Connections

Featured in Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (1982) See more »

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Home Sweet Home
Music by H.R. Bishop
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The 'Itty-Bitty Pussycat' - Very Clever Stuff
8 November 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

Maybe I am in the minority here, but I thought this Tweety-Sylvester cartoon was terrific. It was very inventive and reminded of a good Roadrunner cartoon. Here, Sylvester uses his wits to come up with some really good plans to get Tweety but - like the coyote who never could get the Roadrunner - always comes up short.

That's the angle of the story, too: "short." Sylvester climbs Jack's giant beanstalk and winds up somewhere way up in the clouds in a magic kingdom and more specifically, in a huge castle where everything is gigantic compared to him. Tweety is there and it is he who incorporates some of the words in the subject head here when he says, "I tawt I saw a little itty, bitty puddytat!" The rest of the cartoon is Sylvester coming up with ingenious plans to get the giant (to him) bird and then, at the end, battling the human "Giant."

Good stuff and very clever material.


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