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Early To Bet (1951) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Early To Bet

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Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc. Stan Freberg, Mel Blanc Robert McKimson Edward Selzer Carl Stalling
  • 1951
  • Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.
  • Warner Bros.
  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series
  • Cartoon Characters: Gambling Bug, Cat, Bulldog, Customer, Luigi, Patrons at Bar.
  • Vocal Talent: Stan Freberg (Gambling Bug), Mel Blanc (Cat, Bulldog, Customer, Luigi, Patrons at Bar).
  • Directed By Robert McKimson.
  • Produced By Edward Selzer.
  • Animated By Phil DeLara, Emery Hawkins, Charles McKimson, Rod Scribner.
  • Written By Warren Foster.

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  • Layouts: Cornett Wood.
  • Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas.

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The Gambling Bug bites a tall black cat, giving the tormented feline gambling fever. The cat keeps betting with a bulldog and loses, and the punishment is whatever...  (more)

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I totally agree with the other reviewer, Early To Bet is easily one of the best and most original shorts that WB ever conceived. The penalty wheel is so ingenius, as are the actual card filed penalties themselves (The Roll Out The Barrel, The William Tell,...  (read more)

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Robert McKimson's Gambling Bug cartoon for Warner Brothers, was, I believe, and a lot of my friends agree, the sickest, most sadistic, most perverse, most warping thing any of us children had ever seen. Twisted. And of course, highly memorable. ...  (read more)

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