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|name = From Hand to Mouse
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|image = 891fdb353c0c41292669862a1ff2aed4.png
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|Director = [[Chuck Jones|Charles M. Jones]]
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|producer = [[Leon Schlesinger]]<br>[[Eddie Selzer]] (uncredited)
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|airdate = August 5, 1944
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|series = [[Looney Tunes]]
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|Voice = [[Mel Blanc]] (uncredited)
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|Starring = Mouse<br>Lion<br>Gorilla
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|previous = [[Hare Force]]
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|next = [[Birdy and the Beast]]
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|video = [[File:From Hand To Mouse (1944) Dubbed Version|thumb|center|280px]]
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[[File:From Hand to Mouse|thumb|center|280px]]
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[[File:Looney Tunes - From Hand To Mouse|thumb|center|280px]]
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|Writer = [[Michael Maltese]]
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|Animators = [[Robert Cannon]]<br>[[Ken Harris]] (uncredited)<br>[[Ben Washam]] (uncredited)
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|Layout-artist =
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|Background-artist =
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|Sound effects = [[Treg Brown]] (uncredited)
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|Musician = [[Carl W. Stalling]]
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}}
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'''From Hand to Mouse''' is a [[1944]] ''[[Looney Tunes]]'' short directed by [[Chuck Jones]].
   
From Hand to Mouse is a 1944 cartoon directed by [[Chuck Jones]].
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== Plot ==
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A dimwitted lion has caught a fast-talking mouse (resembling Chuck Jones' creation [[Hubie and Bertie]]) to eat. The mouse pleads the lion to spare him, hoping that some day the mouse will be able to help the lion, as in the story of "The Lion and the Mouse". The lion releases the mouse, only for the mouse to trick him by shouting "Sucker!", causing the infuriated dumb lion to repetitively knock his head onto the tree.
   
==Plot==
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The mouse then talks the not-so-bright lion into releasing him on several occasions, all with the same result of the lion getting tricked by the mouse (The mouse shouts "Sucker!" causing the infuriated dumb lion to repetitively knock him head onto the tree). And when a gorilla whom is no brighter than the lion himself interferes with the lion by using it as a "toy", it's up to the mouse to save the lion by replacing the lion with a bomb which explodes after the gorilla plays with it, hence living up to his promise to the lion.
   
A lion catches a fast-talking mouse, who then talks the not-so-bright cat into releasing him on several occasions. The mouse then shouts "Sucker!"
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The lion and the mouse are about to make peace and become allies, when the mouse tricks the dumb lion again by making him fall off the cliff by stepping on a tree branch. The lion, now having been tricked by the mouse all along, gets frustrated, loses his sanity, and repetitively shouts into the mirror, "Sucker!"
[[Category:1944 films]]
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[[Category:Films directed by Chuck Jones]]
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== Censorship ==
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When this cartoon aired on [[Cartoon Network]] (American feed) and its sister channel [[Boomerang]] (also on its American feed), the scene where the mouse disguises himself as a Zulu native was cut, although the part where the mouse disguises himself as an Indian chief was not cut, and the first video on the infobox has a Cartoon Network logo on the bottom right and has the African native part uncut.<ref>http://www.intanibase.com/gac/looneytunes/censored-e-f.aspx</ref>
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== Notes ==
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* The short is a parody of Aseop's Fable "The Lion and the Mouse".
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== Gallery ==
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</gallery>
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== References ==
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[[Category:1944]]
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[[Category:Cartoons directed by Chuck Jones]]
 
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[[Category:Shorts]]
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[[Category:Blue Ribbon reissues]]
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[[Category:Looney Tunes Shorts]]
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[[Category:Cartoons written by Michael Maltese]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with music by Carl W. Stalling]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with film editing by Treg Brown]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with sound effects edited by Treg Brown]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with orchestrations by Milt Franklyn]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with characters voiced by Mel Blanc]]
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[[Category:Cartoons produced by Eddie Selzer]]
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[[Category:Cartoons in a.a.p. package]]
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[[Category:One-Shot Cartoons]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with missing Leon Schlesinger credits]]

Latest revision as of 00:51, May 28, 2019

From Hand to Mouse
891fdb353c0c41292669862a1ff2aed4
Directed By: Charles M. Jones
Produced By: Leon Schlesinger
Eddie Selzer (uncredited)
Released: August 5, 1944
Series: Looney Tunes
Story: Michael Maltese
Animation: Robert Cannon
Ken Harris (uncredited)
Ben Washam (uncredited)
Layouts:
Backgrounds:
Film Editor: Treg Brown (uncredited)
Voiced By: Mel Blanc (uncredited)
Music: Carl W. Stalling
Starring: Mouse
Lion
Gorilla
Preceded By: Hare Force
Succeeded By: Birdy and the Beast
From Hand To Mouse (1944) Dubbed Version

From Hand To Mouse (1944) Dubbed Version

From Hand to Mouse

From Hand to Mouse

Looney Tunes - From Hand To Mouse

Looney Tunes - From Hand To Mouse

From Hand to Mouse is a 1944 Looney Tunes short directed by Chuck Jones.

Plot Edit

A dimwitted lion has caught a fast-talking mouse (resembling Chuck Jones' creation Hubie and Bertie) to eat. The mouse pleads the lion to spare him, hoping that some day the mouse will be able to help the lion, as in the story of "The Lion and the Mouse". The lion releases the mouse, only for the mouse to trick him by shouting "Sucker!", causing the infuriated dumb lion to repetitively knock his head onto the tree.

The mouse then talks the not-so-bright lion into releasing him on several occasions, all with the same result of the lion getting tricked by the mouse (The mouse shouts "Sucker!" causing the infuriated dumb lion to repetitively knock him head onto the tree). And when a gorilla whom is no brighter than the lion himself interferes with the lion by using it as a "toy", it's up to the mouse to save the lion by replacing the lion with a bomb which explodes after the gorilla plays with it, hence living up to his promise to the lion.

The lion and the mouse are about to make peace and become allies, when the mouse tricks the dumb lion again by making him fall off the cliff by stepping on a tree branch. The lion, now having been tricked by the mouse all along, gets frustrated, loses his sanity, and repetitively shouts into the mirror, "Sucker!"

Censorship Edit

When this cartoon aired on Cartoon Network (American feed) and its sister channel Boomerang (also on its American feed), the scene where the mouse disguises himself as a Zulu native was cut, although the part where the mouse disguises himself as an Indian chief was not cut, and the first video on the infobox has a Cartoon Network logo on the bottom right and has the African native part uncut.[1]

Notes Edit

  • The short is a parody of Aseop's Fable "The Lion and the Mouse".

Gallery Edit

References Edit


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