Back Alley Oproar (1948) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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Back Alley Oproar (1948) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Back Alley Oproar

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Elmer Fudd, Sylvester, Orange Cat.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Gloria Curran.
  • Directed By Isadore Freleng.
  • Produced By Edward Selzer.
  • Animated By Gerry Chiniquy, Manuel Perez, Ken Champin, Virgil Ross.
  • Music: Carl Stalling.
  • Originally Released on March 27, 1948. (more dates More Dates...)
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:38 minutes.
  • Production Number: 1037.
    Blue Ribbon: 1377.
    MPAA: 11613
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Elmer is trying to sleep, but Sylvester comes along and sets up his music stand on the back fence outside Elmer's window for an all-night serenade. Sylvester starts singing "Figaro," and when Elmer throws an old pair of shoes at him, Sylvester uses the shoes to...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

A color remake of 1941's "Notes To You." Gloria Curran sings the operatic "Carissima" when Sylvester is joined by a vocal chorus toward the end of the cartoon. This background image for this short's title card is re-used in November for "Kit For...  (more)

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A much much better cartoon than Notes to You. Elmer is much better suited the role of the fall guy, & Sylvester, for once, gets to dish it out rather than take it, like in the Tweety series. The only downside is in the final scene where Elmer dies a...  (read more)

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