Tweety and the Beanstalk
is a Merrie Melodies
animated short starring Tweety
. Released in 1957, the cartoon is directed by Friz Freleng
. The voices were performed by Mel Blanc
The short is the second in a series of Warner Bros.
cartoons based on "Jack and the Beanstalk
The story begins with a farm mother scolding Jack for trading his cow for three seemingly worthless beans. The beans are thrown out a window and land under Sylvester's cat bed. Instantly, the beans sprout into a giant beanstalk that reaches into the heavens, taking the still sleeping Sylvester with it. The puddy tat awakens and is startled at how everything seemingly grew overnight. Eventually, he walks inside a castle and instantly spots a giant birdcage (with a giant Tweety singing inside).
Sylvester opens the cage and chases what he says are "acres and acres of Tweety Bird." However, Tweety's master comes into the room; after Sylvester hides, the master puts Tweety back in his cage and hangs it on a high ceiling; that way, he won't get into any mischief while he's gone.
Sylvester makes several attempts to get at Tweety, having to overcome both the cage being on the ceiling and dodging a giant bulldog whom is trying to chase the cat away. Each of Sylvester's attempts to get the bird ends unsuccessfully; several times, he is barely able to get away from the bulldog.
Eventually, the Giant returns and, sensing an intruder in his home, remarks, "Fee, fi, fo, fat. I... Read More