Rocket-Bye Baby
Studio: Warner Brothers Release Date : August 4, 1956 Series: Merrie Melodies
  1. General Info

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Synopsis

A cosmic disturbance causes a Martian baby to be delivered to a couple on Earth, and the new father tries to adjust to having such a strange child.

Credits

Director

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones

Animator

Ken Harris
Abe Levitow
Ben Washam

Story

Michael "Mike" Maltese

Music

Milton J. "Milt" Franklyn

Backgrounds

Philip "Phil" de Guard

Voices

Charles Dawson "Daws" Butler
June Foray

Layout

Ernest "Ernie" Nordli

Effects Animation

Harry Love

Film Editor

Treg Brown

Trivia

  • The book "Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald incorrectly states that the story for this cartoon was by Tedd Pierce.

Television

Merrie Melodies Starring Bugs Bunny & Friends (Season 1, Episode 45)
That's Warner Bros.! (Season 1, Episode 57)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 1, Episode 57)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 2, Episode 5)

Video Information

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 6
Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection - Volume 6
LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 2
50 Cartoon Collection: Looney Tunes

BluRay Disc

United States

LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 2

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 17373
Production No.: 1395
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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Lobby Card (Note: The Chuck Jones credit was probably added at a later date.)
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History

10/1/2012

  • Credits added by eutychus

4/21/2013

  • Credits added by Toonatic

5/27/2013

  • Trivia added by Toonatic

7/9/2013

  • Home video info added by eutychus

8/26/2013

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6/25/2014

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1/7/2018

  • Television info added by ToonStar95

1/23/2018

  • Television info added by ToonStar95

3/7/2018

  • Home video info added by ToonStar95

4/10/2018

  • Gallery items added
  • eutychus

6/26/2018

  • Screenshots added by ToonStar95

6/28/2018

  • MPAA Number added by TibbyH

6/29/2018

  • Synopsis added by ToonStar95

Sources

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

Ken Harris: Animator
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Abe Levitow: Animator
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

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

Ernest "Ernie" Nordli: Layout
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Philip "Phil" de Guard: Backgrounds
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Harry Love: Effects Animation
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Treg Brown: Film Editor
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Milton J. "Milt" Franklyn: Music
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Charles Dawson "Daws" Butler: Voices
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

June Foray: Voices
  • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

Michael "Mike" Maltese: Story
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)