Early To Bet
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : May 12, 1951 Series: Merrie Melodies
Cumulative rating:
(3 ratings submitted)

Synopsis

A cat is bit by the gambling bug, much to his dismay as he keeps losing.

Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Robert "Bob" McKimson

Animator

Phil DeLara
Emery Hawkins
Charles McKimson
Rod Scribner
John Carey (unverified)

Story

Warren Foster

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Backgrounds

Richard H. "Dick" Thomas

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc
Stan Freberg (unverified)

Layout

Cornett Wood

Producer

Edward "Eddie" Selzer (unverified)

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)

Music Sources

Foster, Stephen : "Camptown Races "
Friend, Cliff and Dave Franklin : "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down "
Warren, Harry and Al Dubin : "The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money) "
Scott, Raymond : "Powerhouse "
Dixon, Mort and Harry M. Woods : "I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover "
Arlen, Harold and Johnny Mercer : "Blues in the Night "
Brovin, Jaan Ken and John William Kellette : "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles "
Rossini, Gioachino : "William Tell Overture "


Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Television

The Porky Pig Show (Season 1, Episode 6)
Merrie Melodies Starring Bugs Bunny & Friends (Season 1, Episode 47)
Toon In With Me (Season 1, Episode 29)

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection
Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection - Volume 1
Looney Tunes Center Stage 2

Links

Animator breakdown by Devon Baxter

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 6:50
Production No.: 1159
MPAA No.: 14155
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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