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Tabasco Road (1957)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Short | 20 July 1957 (USA)
Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico, runs to the rescue of his two drunken rodent friends, Pablo and Fernando, who keep wandering into the hungry clutches of an alley cat.

Director:

Robert McKimson

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Speedy Gonzales / Pablo / Fernando / Cat / Manuel (voice)
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Storyline

Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico, runs to the rescue of his two drunken rodent friends, Pablo and Fernando, who keep wandering into the hungry clutches of an alley cat. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

20 July 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Arriba Gonzales! See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title "Tabasco Road" is a pun on Tobacco Road, a 1932 novel by Erskine Caldwell. See more »

Connections

Featured in Behind the Tunes: Needy for Speedy (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Mexican Hat Dance (El jarabe tapatío)
(uncredited)
Music by Felipe A. Partichela
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User Reviews

 
An Oscar nominee and entertaining because of Speedy's two amigos, Pablo and Fernando
24 July 2001 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

Speedy Gonzales was essentially a one-note character (kind of like the Roadrunner) so the quality of a Speedy cartoon is largely dependent on the surrounding characters and situations they get themselves into rather than Speedy himself. The two mice Speedy is rescuing frequently, Pablo and Fernando are excellent characters. The songs they sing in this are very funny and the situations that arise from their actins are what makes the cartoon. Not easy to find and rarely aired on Cartoon Network, but well worth digging up and Recommended.


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