The Night Watchman (1938) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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The Night Watchman (1938) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series The Night Watchman

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • A Vitaphone Production
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Little Tommy Cat, Thomas Cat, Mice.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones.
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
  • Animated By Ken Harris, Phil Monroe, Ben Washam, Keith Darling, Rod Scribner, Robert McKimson, A.C. Gamer.
  • Music: Carl W. Stalling.
  • Originally Released on November 19, 1938. (more dates More Dates...)
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:17 minutes.
  • Production Number: 8607.

    MPAA: 4685
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

The kitten's father, Thomas Cat, gets sick, so he is enlisted to watch the kitchen. When the mice find out that he's the one on duty, they try to take over.

Cartoon Production Information:

Chuck Jones' first Warner Bros. short as a director. In his new role, he timed the picture, finalized all the writing, produced over 300 layouts, and directed the art design, music, sound effects and animation. Up to 5,000 animation drawings were...  (more)

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