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Life with Feathers (1945)

A love bird's wife has left him. He wants to end it all and tries to force Sylvester to eat him. Sylvester thinks there's something fishy about the situation and refuses to eat the bird.

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Sylvester / Lovebird / Telegram Guy (voice)
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Storyline

A love bird's wife has left him. He wants to end it all and tries to force Sylvester to eat him. Sylvester thinks there's something fishy about the situation and refuses to eat the bird. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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bird | lovebird | smoke | pipe | milk | See All (21) »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La vida con plumas See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

First appearance of Sylvester Pussycat. See more »

Quotes

[First lines]
Lovebird: I'm a lovebird, a paraketus romanticus.
[a vase is hurled at him, he ducks]
Lovebird: That was my sweetheart, Sweetypuss. A lovebird can't live without love, so what is there left to live for? I guess there's nothing left to do but end it all.
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Connections

Referenced in Kit for Cat (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano
(uncredited)
Music by Leon René
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User Reviews

 
Sylvester really needs to take birds out of his diet!
10 April 2001 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

This cartoon (without Tweety, presumably because of that well-documented fight over billing) was nominated for an Oscar. Sylvester just can't catch a break! It's a wonder he's not skin and bones by now! A cat can only go on french fries and ice cream for so long before he needs a bird or a mouse or he goes Looney Tunes (sorry about that-nah, not really!). This is one of the better Sylvesters-without-Tweety, although he and Porky do make a good team. Mighty persistent (if unfortunate) lovebird. This shows on Cartoon Network fairly often. Recommended.


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