The Lyin' Mouse (1937) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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The Lyin' Mouse

The Lyin' Mouse (1937) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series The Lyin' Mouse

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • A Vitaphone Production
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Cat, Mouse.
  • Voice Actors: Billy Bletcher, Bernice Hansen.
  • Directed By Isadore Freleng.
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
  • Animated By Ken Harris.
  • Music: Carl W. Stalling.
  • Originally Released on October 16, 1937. (more dates More Dates...)
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:07 minutes.
  • Production Number: 8092.
    MPAA: 3667
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A mouse is trying to free himself from a trap when a cat arrives. The mouse, desperate to avoid being eaten, asks if the cat has heard the story of "The Lion And The Mouse." He tells a story about a ferocious lion in the jungle who scares all the animals; the...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Songs in the musical score include "Congo," "Little Old-Fashioned Music Box," "How Could You?," "Too Marvelous For Words," "Am I Blue" and "Old King Cole." In September of 1943, beginning with A Feud There...  (more)

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I must say that I wasn't impressed with this cartoon. I've heard it being called a precurser to Jones' "From Hand to Mouse" and Tex Avery's "Slap Happy Lion" and for that I'll give it credit I guess. But the poor...  (read more)

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