The Hep Cat (1942)

  |  Comedy, Short, Family


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A cat-about-town fancies himself such an irresistible "hunk" he momentarily resembles Victor Mature. His wooing of a cute kitten gets derailed by a prankster dog using a cat hand puppet to trap him.


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Director:

Robert Clampett

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)

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31 October 2005 | movieman_kev
6
| falls short of Clampett's usual greatness
A swinging hep cat is trying to make it with a cute female cat but a dog is in the way at every step. When I usually think of the name Robert Clampett, the word that automatically comes to mind is "sheer greatness", which only makes this short all the more disappointing. In fact if I didn't read the title screen I would've had to no clue he even made this short. In other Clampett cartoons you can come in at any point and sit down to watch and KNOW he made that given short. His hand in it was usually that great. Sadly, this one I don't like nearly as much as it's not a good barometer of his major talents. This animated short can be seen on Disc 4 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 2.

My Grade: C

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Release Date:

3 October 1942

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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