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  Hubie and Bertie
Hubie and Bertie are animated cartoon characters in the Warner Bros Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.
Hubie and Bertie as designed by Jones are nearly identical mice with long snouts, large ears, and big, fl noses.
Despite their short run of films, Hubie and Bertie are significant in that they symbolize Chuck Jones as he had reinvented himself in the late 1940s.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/hubie_and_bertie   (837 words)

 Hubie and Bertie's Filmography!
Hubie and Bertie encounter a stupid cat whom they convince to be a lion.
By the end of the cartoon, Hubie and Bertie have the cat thinking he's a lion, the dog thinking he is a pelican, and an observing bird thinking he is a Thanksgiving Turkey.
Hubie and Bertie grow sick of cheese and decide that they have nothing to live for (after all, mice live for cheese).
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 Claude Cat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Hubie and bertie inflate him with an airpump, nail the furniture and his bed to the cieling, and put aquariums in the windows (to make it look like he's underwater.) Claude looks in the mirror, wondering what's wrong with him, and takes pills.
Hubie and Bertie notice his fear of disease and make him think he's dead.
That cartoon was his last with Hubie and Bertie, as well as his last speaking role.
toolooney.goldenagecartoons.com /claude.htm   (1035 words)

 COLT: July 2000
Hubie and Bertie seem to be able to get away with almost anything when the lady of the house puts her foot down to the cat, Claude.
Hubie and Bertie are soon hypnotized for real and only emerge from their trance once in Claude's stomach.
Hubie and Bertie's foot pads appear and disappear through the comic, and when they are there the coloring changes.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Hubie raised an eyebrow, but decided to ignore that introduction and asked, "You're the new student, right?" "Yes." His voice was somewhat deep.
She sat with her arms crossed as Hubie continued, "What type of dominant/submissive personality combo did they demonstrate—Babs?" It took the pink doe a moment to recover from the shock, raise her ears again, and reply, "A materialistic/sensible or materialistic/naïve one." "Exactly," said Bertie.
Hubie and Bertie were set on having the toons try out new partners.
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 Articles - Hubie and Bertie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Hubie is voiced by Michael Maltese and Bertie by Tedd Pierce.
The short was released on 23 April 1949 and was the first in which they are officially called "Hubie" and "Bertie".
Jones is the one largely responsible for turning Daffy from a bouncing screwball to a neurotic narcissist, and it is Jones who introduced several characters who are driven by believable impulses rather than just revenge, such as Wile E. Coyote with his obsessive pursuit of the Roadrunner and Pepe Le Pew with his outsize libido.
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 The Cheese Paradise
Bertie, the buck toothed brown mouse, was the sillier, more playful mouse who was often times tickled by Hubie's ideas.
Bertie was also a sort of henchmen for Hubie, and would take care of the visual aspects of his plans.
Hubie often gets frustrated with Bertie's silliness, and he would correct such behavior with multiple slaps to the head.
home.wi.rr.com /tatay/cartoons/hubnburt.html   (654 words)

 Cheese Chasers (1951)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Plot Summary: After invading a cheese factory, mice Hubie and Bertie have finally had their fill of cheese and figure there's nothing more left to live for...
Quotes: Hubie: Bert, an average mouse eats 12 pounds of cheese in a lifetime.
In this one, the pair have been living in a cheese factory and, having eaten enough cheese for the next two thousand years, decide to end it all, by leaping into the mouth of Claude Cat, their dupe in the Oscar-winning MOUSE WRECKERS.
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 COLT: March 2001
Claude Cat has been chasing the mice Hubie and Bertie and has managed to destroy Fudd's kitchen.
Hubie and Bertie have at the cat again, tricking him into a supposedly well-paying job in medical research.
Hubie and Bertie are now the ones being tested, or at least put to use.
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 ATTEPUH 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Bertie finally managed to close the register — with his rear end stuck in the drawer.
Bertie suddenly noticed his partner standing next to the "No Sale" button on the cash register, tapping his foot angrily at him.
Bertie pathetically shook his head no — but Hubie shook his head yes and jumped on the key.
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 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Claude Cat
The first glimmerings of Claude can be seen in The Aristo-Cat (released June 12, 1943), in which a pair of freshly-introduced rodents, Hubie & Bertie, convinced the poor creature, who had never dealt with mice before, that a bulldog was his natural prey.
The design was wrong (this was a fl and white kitty, who physically resembled several earlier ones with non-descript characterization), but the personality was right, and Mel Blanc, who created the voices of everybody from Daffy Duck to Marvin Martian, already had his voice down pat.
After that, Claude went on to a minor career in which he occasionally teamed up with Hubie & Bertie, and occasionally did so with even more minor Chuck Jones stars, such as Marc Antony and a frisky puppy known only as Frisky Puppy.
www.toonopedia.com /claude.htm   (317 words)

 08/14/01: Attention Looney Tunes fans! Please read immediately! Get your VCR ready!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Tonight, at 1 A.M. Eastern Time, on Cartoon Network, on "The Acme Hour", they are going to have a one hour marathon of Hubie and Bertie cartoons.
If you think you don't know who Hubie and Bertie are, well, you've probably seen their cartoons before, but you just don't know them by name.
These six cartoons, and especially the last three, are some of the very best classic WB cartoons ever made.
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 Articles - Claude Cat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
For example, in the 1943 film The Aristo-cat (the character's first speaking role), Jones paired his unnamed cat against the mind-manipulating mouse duo, Hubie and Bertie.
The short is another Hubie and Bertie vehicle, only this time, the antagonist they antagonize is Claude, drawn as he would appear in all future cartoons: yellow, with a red shock of hair and a white belly (his exact markings would vary from cartoon to cartoon).
His attempts to protect his home from the manipulative mice Hubie and Bertie prove futile as the rodents torment him by (among other things) putting aquariums in all the windows to make Claude think he's underwater or by nailing his furniture to the ceiling.
www.gaple.com /articles/Claude_Cat   (591 words)

 DVDAnswers.com - Latest News - Looney Tunes (Region 1)
- "Cheese Chasers" (Jones - 1951): The last and greatest Hubie and Bertie cartoon.
Hubie and Bertie eat so much cheese that they get sick of the stuff.
Without cheese, there's nothing left for them to live for, so they try to get Claude Cat to eat them and put them out of their misery.
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 Looney Tunes :DVD set Good but not great   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Robert McKimson ir well represented, and "Early To Bet" is certainly a good choice.
Hooray for "The Hypo-Chondri-Cat"...that's one of Chuck Jones' weirdest cartoons, but it's also a wonderful Hubie and Bertie/Claude cat cartoon.
I do wonder where the fl and white cartoons are, and why the pre-48's are so scarce.
www.seriousstyle.org /new-966087-58.html   (1907 words)

 Jay Ward and Keith Scott
In the first Hubie and Bertie cartoon, The Aristo-Cat, their voices were done by storymen Tedd Pierce and Michael Maltese.
Eventually, Blanc and Freberg played Hubie and Bertie, though both sometimes did pick-up lines in the other's role.
When Hubie, Bertie, Mac and Tosh turned up for brief interstitial segments on the 60's Bugs Bunny TV show, Blanc apparently did all the parts.
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 Favorite Cartoons
remake, the silly mice (Hubie and Bertie) replaced the puppies, resulting in a funnier version of the tale.
  In “House-Hunting Mice,” Hubie and Bertie (mice) decide to inspect a "House of Tomorrow." Confronted with a large array of buttons on a master control panel, they first test the automatic record player, which pitches records to a robotic catcher's mitt.
They try to tackle the cheese dispenser, but the sweeper prevents them from having their snack.
www.vaiden.net /favorite_cartoons.html   (3304 words)

 Salon.com ent | What's up, Chuck?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In the late '40s, and especially after forming a full-time partnership with gag man Michael Maltese, Jones hit his stride as a director.
There was some indication in the early '50s that his well would dry up -- he retired some of his funniest characters, like the scheming mice Hubie and Bertie, to concentrate on the most formulaic characters (Pepe Le Pew, the Road Runner) -- but on the whole, his cartoons earned all the praise they've received.
The trouble is that the brilliant period didn't last very long; a definite decline began in the mid-'50s.
www.salon.com /ent/feature/2000/06/06/chuck_jones   (831 words)

 Hubie & Bertie - Limited Edition Giclee on Canvas
Hubie & Bertie - Limited Edition Giclee on Canvas
: Hubie & Bertie - Released 1998 - Edition Size 120 - Authenticated by the official signature mark of Chuck Jones - Image Dimensions: 10.5 x 12.5 - Limited Edition Giclee
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www.animationartwork.com /artwork/sku2538   (279 words)

 Chuck Jones Biography At DVDwolf.com
The man who brought us Duck Amuck, who delivered a million different laughs and gave us Saturday Morning Cartoons that were infinitely re-watchable has died of congestive heart failure at age 89.
This is the man who not only created some of the best Warner Brother's shorts of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Porky Pig, but he created characters like Pepe le Pew, Hubie and Bertie, Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, and Claude Cat as well.
Jones worked on more than 300 animated films in a career that spanned more than 60 years.
www.dvdwolf.com /templates/dsp_bio.php?u_peopleid=49312   (561 words)

 Corante > Moore's Lore > Monthly Archives
This is the conclusion of a United Nations study, whose census indicated there were 607,000 domestic robots in use at the end of 2003, 570,000 lawnmowers and 37,000 vacuum cleaners.
(The illustration is from the adventures of Hubie and Bertie, two of the lesser-known Warner Brothers characters.)
By the end of 2007, some 4.1 million domestic robots will likely be in use, the study said.
www.corante.com /mooreslore/archives/2004_10.html   (3595 words)

 Abaxial Cameras :: Space Jam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Swackhammer, a green-slime, cigar-chomping carny boss, and his mini-monster employees; a clever golf bit with Jordan, Larry Bird, and Bill Murray in his "Caddyshack" garb; Bugs and Daffy sneaking into MJ's house) and some bad ones (Patrick Ewing and Charles Barkley losing their power, the toons at practice).
As for the basketball game between the Tunes and the no-longer-mini "Mon-stars", it shows some imagination, especially with Hubie and Bertie the mice as P.A. announcers and the final-play sequence involving Murray as a walk-on.
I suppose this looked like a slam dunk on release, given how huge Jordan was in the '90s and a time when classic Looney Tunes weren't too easy to find.
www.abaxial.com /6304359217/Space_Jam.html   (1253 words)

 Texas Public Radio - Cinema Tuesdays Review
Wrapping up the discussion of this Looney Tunes set, let me pause to sing the praises of one oft-overlooked character I love, Claude Cat.
Two of this neurotic feline's shorts are included on the set: "Cheese Chasers" and "Mouse Wreckers." In both shorts, poor Claude is tormented by mice Hubie and Bertie, and driven to gulp down copious amounts of Nerve Tonic.
I always found Claude to be the most "cat like" of all the Looney Tunes cats, and perhaps I even identified with the poor guy a little.
www.tpr.org /articles/2004/12/cinema-looney.html   (925 words)

 Cartoon Hall of Fame-Volume 1
Mexican Joyride: While in Mexico, Daffy Duck goes to a bullfight ring to observe the spectacle.
The Aristo-Cat: The cheese-hunting mice Hubie and Bertie show up and terrify a pampered feline.
Log Rollers: Heckle and Jeckle try to steal some logs from Big Pierre’s lumberyard to build their own log cabin.
www.michaeldvd.com.au /Discs/Disc.asp?ID=8992   (233 words)

 Hubie and Bertie Character Portfolio Chuck Jones giclee Animation Art giclee of Hubie From Chuck Jones
Hubie and Bertie Character Portfolio Chuck Jones giclee Animation Art giclee of Hubie From Chuck Jones
The size of the image is 10.5" h x 12.5" w.
The following are some of the other Chuck Jones animation cels we currently have available on our main Chuck Jones pages!
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 MichaelBarrier.com -- Funnyworld Revisited: Chuck Jones Interview
One of the goals in drawing is to achieve an object working in pure space.
Barrier: I want to get back to the Road Runner in a little while, but still on stylized animation, I’ve heard that your Aristo-cat (1943) with Hubie and Bertie the mice drew protests from theater owners who felt that they were being short-changed with an unfinished picture, because of its highly stylized backgrounds.
But the backgrounds were stylized, and we were trying for pretty dramatic stuff.
www.michaelbarrier.com /Funnyworld/jones/interview_chuck_jones.htm   (12053 words)

 Volume 3 -- Cagney, Jimmy to Curran, Glorya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Claude, who is cream-colored with a shock of red hair, is usually confronted by either Hubie and Bertie, the wise-guy mice, or by Frisky Puppy, an eager little dog whose wild barks usually send Claude flying.
An especially good sight gag Jones uses comes after Claude is chased up to the ceiling; Claude will let go, fall upside-down, and then turn around just as he is about to hit the floor.
Mouse Wreckers (1949, with Hubie and Bertie; Oscar nominee)
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