The Cat's Canary (1932) - Aesop's Fables Theatrical Cartoon Series

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The Cat's Canary

Alternate Title: The Cat's Dilemma

The Cat's Canary (The Cat's Dilemma) (1932) - Aesop's Fables Theatrical Cartoon Series The Cat's Canary

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  • Aesop's Fables Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Van Beuren Studios
  • Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Cat, Canary, Other Cats, Doctor.
  • Directed By John Foster, Mannie Davis.
  • Produced By Amadee J. Van Beuren.
  • Originally Released on March 26, 1932.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:52 minutes.
  • Production Number: VB-3206
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

In this bizarre musical tale, a cat (resembling Felix) catches a canary, which he promptly eats for dinner. But it is the trip down the digestive tract that gives this cartoon distinction: the singing bird just won't stop singing! The cat goes to the doctor, who...  (more)

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Alternate Title:

"The Cat's Dilemma."

A series of animated short subjects created by Paul Terry and actor-turned-writer Howard Estabrook. Estabrook suggested making a series of cartoons based on Aesop's Fables. Although Terry claimed he had never heard of Aesop, he felt that Estabrook's...  (more)

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Completely undistinguished in every way, and passe even by the standards of 1932.The only thing that makes it worth watching is the mild swearing. When the doctor throws the cat out of his office, the cat says "You son of a bitch, you!", but in...  (read more)

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