The Jet Cage
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : September 22, 1962 Series: Looney Tunes

Cumulative rating:
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Synopsis

Tweety wants to fly outside with the other birds, so Granny builds him a jet-propelled cage so he can fly and not have to worry about Sylvester.

Characters

Tweety
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Sylvester
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Granny
(Voice: June Foray)

Credits

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

Director

Isadore "Friz" Freleng

Animator

Germain Adolph "Gerry" Chiniquy
Arthur "Art" Leonardi
Virgil Walter Ross
Lee Halpern
Bob Matz

Story

Isadore "Friz" Freleng

Music

Milton J. "Milt" Franklyn
William "Bill" Lava (unverified)

Backgrounds

Tom O'Loughlin

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc
June Foray

Layout

Hawley Pratt

Producer

David Hudson "Dave" DePatie (unverified)

Film Editor

Treg Brown

Music Sources

Scott, Raymond : "Powerhouse "
Scott, Raymond : "In An 18th Century Drawing Room "


Broadcasters

MeTV
Tooncast

Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Reused Animation Used in:

Road to Andalay (Sylvester through the bomb bay doors of Tweety's cage is reused)

Included in:

Silvestro e Gonzales: Matti e Mattatori

Trivia

  • Milt Franklyn passed away while scoring this cartoon, and Bill Lava ended up completing the music (he takes over in the scene where Sylvester tries to use a net to catch Tweety).

Television

Toon In With Me (Season 1, Episode 13)
Toon In With Me (Season 1, Episode 8)
Toon In With Me (Season 2, Episode 12)
Toon In With Me (Season 2, Episode 25)
Toon In With Me (Season 2, Episode 34)
Toon In With Me (Season 1, Episode 50)
Toon In With Me (Season 1, Episode 50)
Toon In With Me (Season 2, Episode 3)
Toon In With Me (Season 1, Episode 5)

VHS

Japan

Bugs & Tweety: Watch the Birdie

Laserdisc (CLV)

Japan

Bugs & Friends

DVD

United States

Saturday Morning Cartoons - 1960s, Volume 2

France

Titi et Grosminet Retrospective: 1941-2003

Japan

I Love Tweety Vol. 1

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 6:04
Production No.: 1609
MPAA No.: 19442
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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From Tnarrud :

I understand there would have been a closing gag after the scene in front of the building with the Air Force poster on it, but that it was cut before release.
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