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The Fifth-Column Mouse

Alternate Title: Fifth Column Mouse

The Fifth-Column Mouse (Fifth Column Mouse) (1943) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series The Fifth-Column Mouse

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Leon Schlesinger Studios Mel Blanc, The Sportsmen Isadore Freleng Leon Schlesinger Carl W. Stalling
  • 1943
  • Leon Schlesinger Studios
  • Warner Bros.
  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series
  • Cartoon Characters: Fifth-Column Mouse, Three Mice, Cat.
  • Vocal Talent: Mel Blanc, The Sportsmen (Mice).
  • Directed By Isadore Freleng (as I. Freleng).
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.

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In the kitchen, a trio of mice are singing "Ain't We Got Fun" and floating on a bar of soap in the sink. A "friendly" cat bursts in and starts attacking the mice....  (more)

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Probably the best, most entertaining war related, "propaganda" cartoon of all time. First viewed in the late 1950s, when I was a budding film fan; reviewed again last month (on an old VHS tape purchased years back) to find not of the magic had...  (read more)

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For some reason in Looney Tunes, black cats really DO mean bad luck. For the cats, that is. Whether chasing birds, mice, or even worms, black cats (especially Sylvester) can't seem to catch a break. The cat in this cartoon almost did, however. At one...  (read more)

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Superficially, it's a typical cat and mouse cartoon. Actually, it is an extended metaphor (or analogy) of the events leading up to World War II. A certifiable masterpiece...  (read more)

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