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Who's Kitten Who?
Who's Kitten Who
Directed By: Robert McKimson
Produced By: Eddie Selzer (uncredited)
Released: January 5, 1952
Series: Looney Tunes
Story: Tedd Pierce
Animation: Phil DeLara
Emery Hawkins
Charles McKimson
Rod Scribner
Bob Wickersham (uncredited)
Layouts: Peter Alvarado
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas
Film Editor: Treg Brown (uncredited)
Voiced By: Mel Blanc
Music: Carl Stalling
Starring: Sylvester
Sylvester Junior
Hippety Hopper
Preceded By: The Prize Pest
Succeeded By: Operation: Rabbit
Who's Kitten Who

Who's Kitten Who

Who's Kitten Who? is a 1952 Looney Tunes short directed by Robert McKimson.

Plot

A baby kangaroo, named Hippety Hopper escapes from the crate that he was put in at the zoo office and runs into the house of Sylvester and his son, Sylvester Junior. They mistakenly think that Hopper is a giant mouse. Sylvester is constantly pummeled over and over again by the Kangaroo. In the end Junior puts a paper bag over his face, in shame. Later when he erroneously thought that Hippety swallowed his son alive when catching him with fly paper, it was Sylvester who put a paper bag over his face in shame similar to what his son did earlier, while Junior who emerges out of the fly paper stuck on Hippety's body alive and unharmed, shared his lollipop with Hippety.

Availability

Censorship

The version of this cartoon that aired on ABC's The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show shortens all instances of Hippety Hopper kicking Sylvester in the face and head.[1]

Notes

  • This was the last Sylvester cartoon to be animated by Emery Hawkins.
  • This is the first cartoon which Sylvester Junior would cover his face with a paper bag in shame when he witness his father's humiliating defeats in catching mice, birds or fish, which becomes a running gag in the Sylvester/Sylvester Jr cartoons, especially the ones co-starring Hippety Hopper.

Goofs

  • In the middle of the cartoon from after when Sylvester emerges from the kitchen door with his face battered and beaten up for the second time up until the scene where Sylvester gets kicked out of the kitchen by Hippety, Sylvester's face was erroneously miscolored white instead of black.
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    Sylvester's face miscolored white instead of black

  • On all European PAL TV broadcasts of the cartoon, such as Boomerang France, for some odd reason on the English Audio Track the 1946-1955 Looney Tunes ending music cue is replaced by the 1955-1964 Looney Tunes ending music cue, though on the foreign language dub tracks the original ending music cue is retained. A similar audio error also occurs in European PAL TV broadcasts of "Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur" (1939) and "All a Bir-r-r-d" (1950)[2].

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.intanibase.com/gac/looneytunes/censored-u-z.aspx
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-KwX5EVip4&lc=z23fsdcbdk3lgrpba04t1aokg2n3ngvmtolghpibwipzrk0h00410.1568418245734545
Sylvester Cartoons
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1946 Kitty Kornered
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1949 Mouse MazurkaBad Ol' Putty TatHippety Hopper
1950 Home Tweet HomeThe Scarlet PumpernickelAll a Bir-r-r-dCanary RowStooge for a MousePop 'Im Pop!
1951 Canned FeudPutty Tat TroubleRoom and BirdTweety's S.O.S.Tweet Tweet Tweety
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1953 Snow BusinessA Mouse DividedFowl WeatherTom Tom TomcatA Street Cat Named SylvesterCatty CorneredCats A-weigh!
1954 Dog PoundedBell HoppyDr. Jerkyl's HideClaws for AlarmMuzzle ToughSatan's Waitin'By Word of Mouse
1955 Lighthouse MouseSandy ClawsTweety's CircusJumpin' JupiterClaws for AlarmA Kiddies KittySpeedy GonzalesRed Riding HoodwinkedHeir-ConditionedPappy's Puppy
1956 Too Hop to HandleTweet and SourTree Cornered TweetyThe Unexpected PestTugboat GrannyThe Slap-Hoppy MouseYankee Dood It
1957 Tweet ZooTweety and the BeanstalkBirds AnonymousGreedy for TweetyMouse-Taken IdentityGonzales' Tamales
1958 A Pizza Tweety-PieA Bird in a Bonnet
1959 Trick or TweetTweet and LovelyCat's PawHere Today, Gone TamaleTweet Dreams
1960 West of the PesosGoldimouse and the Three CatsHyde and Go TweetMouse and GardenTrip for Tat
1961 Cannery WoeHoppy DazeBirds of a FatherD' Fightin' OnesThe Rebel Without ClawsThe Pied Piper of GuadalupeThe Last Hungry Cat
1962 Fish and SlipsMexican BoardersThe Jet Cage
1963 Mexican Cat DanceChili WeatherClaws in the Lease
1964 A Message to GraciasFreudy CatNuts and VoltsHawaiian Aye AyeRoad to Andalay
1965 It's Nice to Have a Mouse Around The HouseCats and BruisesThe Wild Chase
1966 A Taste of Catnip
1995 Carrotblanca
1997 Father of the Bird
2011 I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat
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