Model sheet for “Kiss Me Cat”, 1953, based on drawings by Chuck Jones.
A Looney Tunes release opening in theaters on February 21, 1953. Directed by Charles M. Jones; Story by Michael Maltese; Animation by Lloyd Vaughn, Ken Harris, and Ben Washam; Layouts by Maurice Noble; Backgrounds by Philip DeGuard; Voice characterizations by Mel Blanc and (uncredited Bea Bernaderet); Musical Direction by Carl W. Stalling.*
*Eternal gratitude to Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald for their indispensable Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, A Complete Guide to the Warner Bros. Cartoons, a book no cartoon fan should be without.
Character drawings and relative dimensions of Marc Anthony–drawing from the fun side of your brain–graphite on 12 field animation paper by Chuck Jones, top and bottom circa mid-1950s, center two circa mid-1990s.
“Feed the Kitty”, released theatrically February 2, 1952, directed by Charles M. Jones; Story by Michael Maltese; Animation by Robert Gribbroek, Backgrounds by Philip DeGuard; Musical Direction by Carl W. Stalling.