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The Mouse On 57th Street

The Mouse On 57th Street (1961) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series The Mouse On 57th Street

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc., Vitaphone Releases
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Little Brown Mouse, Police, Woman Customer.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc, Julie Bennett.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones.
  • Produced By David H. DePatie.
  • Animated By Ken Harris, Richard Thompson, Bob Bransford.
  • Music: Milt Franklyn.
  • Editor: Treg Brown.
  • Originally Released on February 25, 1961.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 5:52 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A mouse eats a 100-proof rum cake, and he steals the Sunflame Diamond from Spiffany's. The hung-over mouse tries to figure out why he's being chased all over town by the police.

Cartoon Production Information:

By the time this cartoon was in production, David H. DePatie became the cartoon unit's new executive producer. During a sequence in which newspapers are shown in this cartoon, one has a subhead...  (more)

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This was the last Jones/Maltese collaboration at the original WB studio. Not a masterpiece compared to his previous work, but still a great cartoon.

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A perfect piece of vintage Chuck Jones; all his "isms" are here: the cute mouse, the accidental drunken state, the big item (a diamond here) always miraculously safe...not a major classic, but a...  (read more)

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