The Jet Cage
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : September 22, 1962 Series: Looney Tunes
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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 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 H. DePatie (unverified)

Film Editor

Treg Brown

Music Sources

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


Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Reused Animation Used in:

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

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

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour (Season 1, Episode 13)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 1, Episode 8)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 2, Episode 12)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 2, Episode 25)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 2, Episode 34)
That's Warner Bros.! (Season 1, Episode 50)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 1, Episode 50)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 2, Episode 3)
Toon In With Me (Season 1, Episode 5)

DVD

United States

Saturday Morning Cartoons - 1960s, Volume 2

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
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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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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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 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 H. DePatie (unverified)

Film Editor

Treg Brown

Screenshots

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      Sources

      Isadore "Friz" Freleng: Director
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Isadore "Friz" Freleng: Story
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Germain Adolph "Gerry" Chiniquy: Animator
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Arthur "Art" Leonardi: Animator
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Virgil Ross: Animator
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Lee Halpern: Animator
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Bob Matz: Animator
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Hawley Pratt: Layout
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Tom O'Loughlin: Backgrounds
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Treg Brown: Film Editor
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      June Foray: Voices
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Milton J. "Milt" Franklyn: Music
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      William "Bill" Lava: Music
      • Unverified

      David H. DePatie: Producer
      • Unverified