Don't Give Up the Sheep
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : January 3, 1953 Series: Looney Tunes
  1. General Info
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Synopsis

Sam Sheepdog punches the clock to begin his shift protecting his flock from Ralph Wolf.

Characters

Ralph Wolf
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Sam Sheepdog
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Credits

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

Director

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones

Animator

Ken Harris
Ben Washam
Lloyd Vaughan
Abe Levitow
Richard "Dick" Thompson

Story

Michael "Mike" Maltese

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Backgrounds

Carlos Manriquez

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Layout

Robert Gribbroek

Producer

Edward "Eddie" Selzer (unverified)

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)


Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Reused Animation Used in:

A Mutt in a Rut

Included in:

Episode #18

Trivia

  • First appearances of Sam Sheepdog (who is named Ralph in this short) and Ralph Wolf (whose design is heavily borrowed from Wile E. Coyote).

Television

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour (Season 1, Episode 16)
Merrie Melodies Starring Bugs Bunny & Friends (Season 1, Episode 53)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 1, Episode 13)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 2, Episode 3)

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

Guffaw and Order: Looney Tunes Fight Crime

DVD

United States

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

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:14
Production No.: 1221
MPAA No.: 15189
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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Credits

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

Director

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones

Animator

Ken Harris
Ben Washam
Lloyd Vaughan
Abe Levitow
Richard "Dick" Thompson

Story

Michael "Mike" Maltese

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Backgrounds

Carlos Manriquez

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Layout

Robert Gribbroek

Producer

Edward "Eddie" Selzer (unverified)

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)

Screenshots

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History

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      Sources

      Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Director
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Michael "Mike" Maltese: Story
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Ken Harris: Animator
      • Verified by original animator's drafts

      Ben Washam: Animator
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Lloyd Vaughan: Animator
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Robert Gribbroek: Layout
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Carlos Manriquez: Backgrounds
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Carl W. Stalling: Music
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Abe Levitow: Animator
      • Verified by Devon Baxter

      Richard "Dick" Thompson: Animator
      • Verified by Devon Baxter

      Edward "Eddie" Selzer: Producer
      • Unverified

      Treg Brown: Film Editor
      • Unverified