Bad Luck Blackie (1949) Theatrical Cartoon

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Bad Luck Blackie

Bad Luck Blackie (1949) Theatrical Cartoon Bad Luck Blackie

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • MGM
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Bad Luck Blackie, Kitten, Dog.
  • Voice Actors: Jack Mather, Fred 'Tex' Avery.
  • Directed By Tex Avery.
  • Produced By Fred Quimby.
  • Animated By Grant Simmons, Walter Clinton, Preston Blair, Louie Schmitt.
  • Music: Scott Bradley.
  • Originally Released on January 22, 1949.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:55 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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Bad Luck Blackie is a black cat whose job it is to bring bad luck wherever needed... and it IS needed by a poor little kitten, constantly tortured by an evil...  (more)

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The mousetrap hidden in the saucer of milk has to be one of the cruelest, funniest cartoon moments ever. So simple, so fiendish, so brilliant.

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This is by far one of the funniest cartoons Tex Avery ever made. It's just so hilarious - that stupid little melody that you hear everytime the black cat shows up, all the various "objects" falling from out of nowhere... Tex takes the...  (read more)

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I sgree that this may be Tex's funniest effort. The premise is simple with lots of great Averian twists. A classic that only gets better with repeated viewing.

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I loooooooooove the story on this one. Possibly the best cartoon Tex ever made.

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A black cat protects an innocent white kitten from an evil bulldog by crossing the dog's path and causing him bad luck, mainly in the form of falling objects. A Tex...  (read more)

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