The Cricket in Times Square
Studio: Chuck Jones Enterprises Release Date : April 24, 1973 Series: Television Special
  1. General Info
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Synopsis

A Connecticut cricket is taken away from his home and ends up in a New York subway station. With the help of a cat and a mouse, they help a local music newspaper stand from bankruptcy.

Characters

Chester C. Cricket
(Voice: Les Tremayne)
Tucker R. Mouse
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Harry Cat
(Voice: Les Tremayne)

Music Sources

Brahms, Johannes : "Hungarian Dance No. 7 "
Harbach, Otto, Oscar Hammerstein II, Rudolf Friml, Herbert Stothart : "Indian Love Call "
Massenet, Jules : "Meditation (Thaïs) "


Broadcasters

ABC

Clips Used In:

A Very Merry Cricket

Trivia

  • Based off the children's book of the same name by George Selden and Garth Williams

DVD

United States

Chuck Jones Collection
The White Seal

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 25:39
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Deluxe
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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Credits

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

Director

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones

Animator

George Nicholas
Hal Ambro
Manuel "Manny" Perez
Irvin "Irv" Spence
Philip "Phil" Roman

Music

Dean Elliott

Backgrounds

Irv Wyner

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc
Les Tremayne
June Foray
Kerry Maclane
Charles M. "Chuck" Jones (unverified)

Producer

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones (unverified)

Production Manager

Don Foster

Production Coordinator

Ted Bemiller

Production Design

Oscar Dufau

Associate Producer

Joseph W. Aidlin
John Allen

Ink and Paint

Mary Cain

Screenplay

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones

Editor

Hank Gotzenberg

Asst. to the Producer

Connie Sherman
Mary Roscoe

Violin

Israel Baker




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      Sources

      Dean Elliott: Music
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      George Nicholas: Animator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Hal Ambro: Animator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Manuel "Manny" Perez: Animator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Irvin "Irv" Spence: Animator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Philip "Phil" Roman: Animator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Irv Wyner: Backgrounds
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Screenplay
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
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      Les Tremayne: Voices
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      June Foray: Voices
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      Kerry Maclane: Voices
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      Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Voices
      • Unverified

      Don Foster: Production Manager
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Connie Sherman: Asst. to the Producer
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Mary Roscoe: Asst. to the Producer
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Hank Gotzenberg: Editor
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Ted Bemiller: Production Coordinator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Mary Cain: Ink and Paint
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Joseph W. Aidlin: Associate Producer
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      John Allen: Associate Producer
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Oscar Dufau: Production Design
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Israel Baker: Violin
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      Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Director
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      Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Producer
      • Unverified