Claws for Alarm
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : May 22, 1954 Series: Merrie Melodies

Cumulative rating:
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Synopsis

Porky and Sylvester check into a creepy old hotel. Porky just tries to get a good nights sleep, but Sylvester knows that there are mice in the hotel bent on killing them.

Characters

Porky Pig
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Sylvester
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones

Animator

Lloyd Vaughan
Karyl Ross "Ken" Harris
Ben Washam
Abe Levitow
Richard "Dick" Thompson

Story

Michael "Mike" Maltese

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Backgrounds

Philip "Phil" de Guard

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Layout

Maurice Noble

Producer

Edward "Eddie" Selzer (unverified)


Broadcasters

Cartoon Network
Tooncast

Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Clips Used In:

Bugs Bunny's Howl-oween Special

Included in:

Ballpoint Puns
Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (Porky and Sylvester's Dry Gulch assignment)
Speedy e Silvestro: Indagine su un Gatto al di Sopra di Ogni Sospetto

Trivia

  • According to historian Thad Komorowski, at one point this cartoon was intended to be produced/shown in 3D. This was likely abandoned after the 3D craze of the 1950s died out. (also potentially the shrinking budgets of the WB cartoon department).

Television

The Daffy Duck Show (Season 1, Episode 1)
The Daffy Duck Show (Season 1, Episode 22)
The Daffy Duck Show (Season 1, Episode 21)
The Daffy Duck Show (Season 1, Episode 21)
The Daffy Duck Show (Season 1, Episode 63)
The Daffy Duck Show (Season 1, Episode 63)
The Daffy Duck Show (Season 1, Episode 13)

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

Ham on Wry: The Porky Pig Laser Collection

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 3
Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection - Volume 8

Italy

Il Tuo Simpatico Amico Silvestro

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:00
Production No.: 1288
MPAA No.: 16146
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Color Type: Technicolor
Negative Type: 35mm
Original Country: United States
Original Language: English
Print Type: 35mm
Sound Type: Mono

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