The Cricket in Times Square
Studio: Chuck Jones Enterprises Release Date : April 24, 1973 Series: Television Special
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Synopsis

A Connecticut cricket is taken away from his home and ends up in a New York subway station. With the help of a cat and a mouse, they help a local music newspaper stand from bankruptcy.

Characters

Chester C. Cricket
(Voice: Les Tremayne)
Tucker R. Mouse
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Harry Cat
(Voice: Les Tremayne)

Music Sources

Brahms, Johannes : "Hungarian Dance No. 7 "
Harbach, Otto, Oscar Hammerstein II, Rudolf Friml, Herbert Stothart : "Indian Love Call "
Massenet, Jules : "Meditation (Thaïs) "


Broadcasters

ABC

Clips Used In:

A Very Merry Cricket

Trivia

  • Based off the children's book of the same name by George Selden and Garth Williams

DVD

United States

Chuck Jones Collection
The White Seal

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 25:39
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Deluxe
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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      Sources

      Dean Elliott: Music
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      George Nicholas: Animator
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      Hal Ambro: Animator
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      Manuel "Manny" Perez: Animator
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      Irvin "Irv" Spence: Animator
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      Philip "Phil" Roman: Animator
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      Irv Wyner: Backgrounds
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      Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Screenplay
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      Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
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      Les Tremayne: Voices
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      June Foray: Voices
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      Kerry Maclane: Voices
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      Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Voices
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      Don Foster: Production Manager
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      Connie Sherman: Asst. to the Producer
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      Mary Roscoe: Asst. to the Producer
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      Hank Gotzenberg: Editor
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      Ted Bemiller: Production Coordinator
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      Mary Cain: Ink and Paint
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      Joseph W. Aidlin: Associate Producer
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      John Allen: Associate Producer
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      Oscar Dufau: Production Design
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      Israel Baker: Violin
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      Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Director
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      Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Producer
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