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The Pied Piper of Guadalupe (1961)

Sylvester the cat imitates the Pied Piper of Hamelin to lure a group of mice into a jug that he seals with a cork. But Speedy Gonzales won't be hypnotized by Sylvester's flute and gradually rescues his friends from Sylvester's clutches.

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Sylvester the cat imitates the Pied Piper of Hamelin to lure a group of mice into a jug that he seals with a cork. But Speedy Gonzales won't be hypnotized by Sylvester's flute and gradually rescues his friends from Sylvester's clutches.

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The Building were Sylvester receives music lessons is "MUSIC LESSONS-J.C. MLENDEZ" in reference of J.C. Melendez, one of the Warrner brothers animators. He was also the voice actor of Snoopy and Woodstock. See more »

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

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Mexican Hat Dance (El jarabe tapatío)
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Music by Felipe A. Partichela
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An Oscar nominee, it has a few moments
22 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

This cartoon actually has more energy before its' main premise begins. The idea of playing "The Mexican Hat Dance" on a flute to mezmerize mice is marginally funny, but the chemistry really isn't there with Sylvester and Speedy like it is with Sylvester and Tweety and the chase scenes aren't really that novel. It has enough moments in it that are enjoyable enough to make it worth watching (even good enough to recommend, if you like Speedy), but the cartoon isn't that special in it's own right. It's not too easy to find, but it has been on VHS in the past. Recommended, particularly if you like Speedy.


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