Top: Layout drawing by Chuck Jones, graphite on 12 field animation paper for his 1954 thriller, “Claws for Alarm” starring Porky Pig and Sylvester–who, by the way, never utters a word when he stars with Porky Pig.
Bottom: Background layout for the 1954 Chuck Jones-directed “Claws for Alarm” by Maurice Noble, colored pencil, graphite and charcoal on 12 field animation paper.
Top: Original layout drawing, graphite on 12 field animation paper, by Chuck Jones for his 1954 short animated film, “Claws for Alarm,” starring Porky Pig and Sylvester. Please note that Sylvester* is mute in Chuck Jones cartoons.
Bottom: Original background layout, graphite with red pencil on 12 field animation paper, by Maurice Noble.
*Sylvester is from the Latin for wooded, silvestris, and felis silvestris, aka “wild cat”.