A Street Cat Named Sylvester

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A Street Cat Named Sylvester
Looney Tunes (Sylvester/Tweety/Granny) series
Directed by I. Freleng
Produced by Edward Selzer
Story by Warren Foster
Voices by Mel Blanc
Bea Benaderet
Music by Carl Stalling
Animation by Virgil Ross
Arthur Davis
Manuel Perez
Ken Champin
Layouts by Hawley Pratt
Backgrounds by Irv Wyner
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
The Vitaphone Corporation
Release date(s) September 5, 1953 (USA)
Color process Technicolor
Running time 6 minutes
Language English

A Street Cat Named Sylvester is a 1953 animated short featuring Sylvester and Tweety. The title is a play on A Streetcar Named Desire, a play later made into a film.


Tweety stumbles into Sylvester's house looking for shelter and Sylvester hesistates if he saw a tweety bird in the same manner Tweety wonders if he saw a 'Putty Tat'. Sylvester snatches him inside but has to hide Tweety in a vase covered by books, when Granny appears. While an injured Hector remains bedridden, Sylvester causes whatever diversion he can to stop Granny from spotting Tweety, making Granny give multiple doses of medicine to Hector. When Hector gets in Sylvester's way from eating Tweety, Sylvester injures himself by dropping a refrigerator on top of him. Tweety spikes Hector's medicine resulting in Sylvester ingesting the disgusting stuff.


This cartoon is available on the "Sylvester and Tweety's Tale Feathers" VHS


Preceded by
Tom Tom Tomcat
Tweety and Sylvester cartoons
Succeeded by
Catty Cornered