Slap Happy Lion (1947) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

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Slap Happy Lion

Slap Happy Lion (1947) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series Slap Happy Lion

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  • Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • MGM
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Lion, Mouse.
  • Voice Actors: Frank Graham, Sara Berner.
  • Directed By Tex Avery.
  • Produced By Fred Quimby.
  • Animated By Ray Abrams, Robert Bentley, Walter Clinton.
  • Music: Scott Bradley.
  • Originally Released on September 20, 1947.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:25 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

The tragic downfall of a lion- from a mighty king of the beasts who terrorized a jungle to a jibbering, pill-popping wreck- is narrated by the mouse whose torments drove him crazy.

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According to the British Film Institute, director Tex Avery's compression of visual gags into the fewest possible number of single frames created "one of the most manic (even by Avery's...  (more)

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Great Tex Avery toon. I was corrected as to this was released as a Tom and Jerry cartoon without Tom and Jerry.

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I read that some people find this cartoon emotionally disturbing. Which only goes to show that noone can mess with people's head with comedy better than Tex Avery. All hail our almighty...  (read more)

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