Speedy Gonzales
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : September 17, 1955 Series: Merrie Melodies
Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted

Synopsis

The mice are having problems getting cheese from a factory guarded by Sylvester. So, Speedy Gonzales is brought in to outwit and out-speed him.

Characters

Sylvester
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Speedy Gonzales
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Credits

Director

Isadore "Friz" Freleng

Animator

Germain Adolph "Gerry" Chiniquy
Ted Bonnicksen
Arthur "Art" Davis

Story

Warren Foster

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Backgrounds

Irv Wyner

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Layout

Hawley Pratt

Producer

Edward "Eddie" Selzer


Awards

Won the 1955 Academy Award (Oscar): Best Short Subject

Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Included in:

Friz Freleng's Looney Looney Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (Clip where Sylvester tries to catch Speedy with a net is used.)
Episode #2

Milestones

  • Although this is his second appearance, this is the first appearance of Speedy Gonzales in his famous redesign (by Friz Freleng and Hawley Pratt).

Television

The Porky Pig Show (Season 1, Episode 12)

VHS

United States

A Salute to Friz Freleng
A Night at the Movies: 1955

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection
15 Winners
Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection - Volume 1
LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 1
15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Looney Tunes Center Stage 2
50 Cartoon Collection: Looney Tunes

BluRay Disc

United States

Looney Tunes Showcase - Volume 1 (Blu-Ray)
LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 1 (Blu-Ray)

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 6:50
Production No.: 1345
MPAA No.: 16888
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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