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{{Infobox Shorts
[[File:Mouse-Taken_Identity.jpg|thumb|296px]][[File:Mouse_Taken_Identity_TV_Titles.jpg|thumb|300px|Title Card (TV Version)]][[File:Mouse_Taken_Identity_Lobby_Card.jpeg|thumb|Lobby Card (Color Version)]]
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|name = Mouse-Taken Identity
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|image = Mouse-Taken_Identity.png
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|Director = [[Robert McKimson]]
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|producer = [[Eddie Selzer]] (uncredited)
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|airdate = November 16, 1957
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|series = [[Merrie Melodies]]
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|Voice = [[Mel Blanc]]
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|Starring = [[Sylvester]]<br>[[Sylvester Junior]]<br>[[Hippety Hopper]]
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|previous = [[Show Biz Bugs]]
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|next = [[Gonzales' Tamales]]
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|video = [[File:Mouse-Taken Identity|center|280px]]
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|Writer = [[Tedd Pierce]]
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|Animators = [[Ted Bonnicksen]]<br>[[George Grandpré]]
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|Layout-artist = [[Robert Gribbroek]]
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|Background-artist = [[Bill Butler]]
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|Sound effects = [[Treg Brown]]
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|Musician = [[Milt Franklyn]]<br>[[Carl W. Stalling]]
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}}
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'''Mouse-Taken Identity''' is a [[1957]] ''[[Merrie Melodies]]'' short directed by [[Robert McKimson]].
   
'''Mouse-Taken Identity''' is a 1957 [[Merrie Melodies]] cartoon.
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== Plot ==
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[[Sylvester]] checks in to work at a museum with his son, [[Sylvester Junior|Junior]]. He is bragging about his mouse-catching prowess, when the baby kangaroo, [[Hippety Hopper]], having escaped from the zoo, turns up in the museum. Sylvester and Junior, as usual, mistake Hippety for a giant mouse and chase him around the exhibits, in an attempt to kill him, resulting to humiliating executions for both cats, with Junior often embarrassed at his father's failures.
   
==Plot==
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== Availability ==
<span style="color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Verdana,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:18.200000762939453px;">Sylvester Cat checks in to work at a museum with his son, Junior. He is bragging about his mouse-catching prowess when the baby kangaroo, Hippety Hopper, having escaped from the zoo, turns up in the museum. Sylvester and Junior, as usual, mistake Hippety for a giant mouse and chase him around the exhibits.</span>
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* (2012) Blu-ray, DVD - ''[[Looney Tunes Mouse Chronicles: The Chuck Jones Collection]]''
[[File:Mouse-Taken Identity|left|thumb|330x330px]]
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* (2013) DVD - ''[[Looney Tunes Super Stars' Sylvester & Hippety Hopper: Marsupial Mayhem]]'' (restored)
   
==External Link==
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== Censorship ==
*[http://www.supercartoons.net/cartoon/1000/sylvester-mouse-taken-identity.html Watch Mouse-Taken Identity on SuperCartoons.net]
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* When this cartoon aired on [[American Broadcasting Company|ABC]]'s ''The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show'', the scene of Sylvester getting caught in the lion's head and Sylvester, Jr. blasting him in the rear end with a gun to get him out was cut. Also cut was Sylvester chasing Hippety Hopper around an American Indian display because it showed Sylvester dressed as an Indian and whooping before getting scalped (oddly enough, the American Indian display scene is not censored on other TV channels such as [[Nickelodeon]], [[Cartoon Network]] and [[Boomerang]])
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* When Nickelodeon aired this short on ''Looney Tunes on Nickelodeon'', only the lion's head part that was also edited on ABC was cut.
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== Gallery ==
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<gallery>
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Mouse_Taken_Identity_Lobby_Card.jpeg|Lobby Card (Color Version)
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</gallery>
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== TV Title Cards ==
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<gallery>
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Mouse_Taken_Identity_TV_Titles.jpg|''[[The Road Runner Show]]''
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</gallery>
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== External Link ==
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* "[http://www.supercartoons.net/cartoon/1000/sylvester-mouse-taken-identity.html Mouse-Taken Identity]" on SuperCartoons.net
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[[Category:1957]]
 
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[[Category:Cartoons directed by Robert McKimson]]
 
[[Category:Cartoons directed by Robert McKimson]]
 
[[Category:Sylvester Cartoons]]
 
[[Category:Sylvester Cartoons]]
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[[Category:Sylvester Junior Cartoons]]
 
[[Category:Hippety Hopper Cartoons]]
 
[[Category:Hippety Hopper Cartoons]]
 
[[Category:Cartoons written by Tedd Pierce]]
 
[[Category:Cartoons written by Tedd Pierce]]
 
[[Category:Cartoons with music by Milt Franklyn]]
 
[[Category:Cartoons with music by Milt Franklyn]]
 
[[Category:Cartoons with music by Carl W. Stalling]]
 
[[Category:Cartoons with music by Carl W. Stalling]]
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[[Category:Cartoons animated by George Grandpré]]
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[[Category:Cartoons animated by Ted Bonnicksen]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with layouts by Robert Gribbroek]]
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[[Category:Cartoons with backgrounds by William Butler]]
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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 characters voiced by Mel Blanc]]
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[[Category:Cartoons produced by Eddie Selzer]]

Latest revision as of 10:41, June 5, 2019

Mouse-Taken Identity
Mouse-Taken Identity
Directed By: Robert McKimson
Produced By: Eddie Selzer (uncredited)
Released: November 16, 1957
Series: Merrie Melodies
Story: Tedd Pierce
Animation: Ted Bonnicksen
George Grandpré
Layouts: Robert Gribbroek
Backgrounds: Bill Butler
Film Editor: Treg Brown
Voiced By: Mel Blanc
Music: Milt Franklyn
Carl W. Stalling
Starring: Sylvester
Sylvester Junior
Hippety Hopper
Preceded By: Show Biz Bugs
Succeeded By: Gonzales' Tamales
Mouse-Taken Identity

Mouse-Taken Identity

Mouse-Taken Identity is a 1957 Merrie Melodies short directed by Robert McKimson.

Plot Edit

Sylvester checks in to work at a museum with his son, Junior. He is bragging about his mouse-catching prowess, when the baby kangaroo, Hippety Hopper, having escaped from the zoo, turns up in the museum. Sylvester and Junior, as usual, mistake Hippety for a giant mouse and chase him around the exhibits, in an attempt to kill him, resulting to humiliating executions for both cats, with Junior often embarrassed at his father's failures.

Availability Edit

Censorship Edit

  • When this cartoon aired on ABC's The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show, the scene of Sylvester getting caught in the lion's head and Sylvester, Jr. blasting him in the rear end with a gun to get him out was cut. Also cut was Sylvester chasing Hippety Hopper around an American Indian display because it showed Sylvester dressed as an Indian and whooping before getting scalped (oddly enough, the American Indian display scene is not censored on other TV channels such as Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Boomerang)
  • When Nickelodeon aired this short on Looney Tunes on Nickelodeon, only the lion's head part that was also edited on ABC was cut.

Gallery Edit

TV Title Cards Edit

External Link Edit



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