Hoppy Go Lucky

Hoppy Go Lucky is a 1952 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes short film directed by Robert McKimson.[2] The short was released on August 9, 1952, and stars Sylvester the Cat and Hippety Hopper.[3]

Hoppy Go Lucky
Directed byRobert McKimson
Produced byEdward Selzer
(uncredited)
Story byTedd Pierce[1]
StarringMel Blanc
Stan Freberg
(uncredited)
Music byCarl W. Stalling
Animation byCharles McKimson
Rod Scribner
Phil DeLara
Herman Cohen
Layouts byRobert Givens
Backgrounds byRichard H. Thomas
Color processTechnicolor
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
August 9, 1952
Running time
6:55
LanguageEnglish

The cartoon spoofs the 1937 book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, which was popular at the time; it features a giant, dimwitted cat named "Benny", who wants Sylvester, whom he calls "George", to help him catch a mouse to "hug and pet." Mel Blanc voices Sylvester and Stan Freberg voices Benny.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beck, Jerry (1991). I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat: Fifty Years of Sylvester and Tweety. New York: Henry Holt and Co. p. 111. ISBN 0-8050-1644-9.
  2. ^ Beck, Jerry; Friedwald, Will (1989). Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies: A Complete Illustrated Guide to the Warner Bros. Cartoons. Henry Holt and Co. p. 238. ISBN 0-8050-0894-2.
  3. ^ Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. pp. 60-61. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7. Retrieved 6 June 2020.