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A Very Merry Cricket (1973)

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Starring
Les Tremayne Les Tremayne
Chester C. Cricket / Harry the Cat
Mel Blanc Mel Blanc
Tucker the Mouse / Alley Cat


Written by
George Selden George Selden
book The Cricket in Times Square


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A Very Merry Cricket

1 year, 2 months ago at Aug 13 1:06
Picking up right where The Cricket in Times Square ends, A Very Merry Cricket reunites us with Tucker the Mouse and Harry the Cat on a story that’s part road trip and part lukewarm variation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. New York City, introduced through a nightmare hallucination of location zooms and disembodied voices, is filled with anxiety and anger about the Christmas season, and these... read more
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Release date: 14 December 1973
Tags: Holiday (1), Christmas (1), Based On Book (1), Family (1), Short (1), Animation (1), 1970s (1), 1973 (1), Winter (1)
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thaskett rated this 6/10 9 months, 2 weeks ago
JxSxPx posted a review 1 year, 2 months ago

A Very Merry Cricket

“Picking up right where The Cricket in Times Square ends, A Very Merry Cricket reunites us with Tucker the Mouse and Harry the Cat on a story that’s part road trip and part lukewarm variation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. New York City, introduced through a nightmare hallucination of location zooms and disembodied voices, is filled with anxiety and anger about the Christmas season, and these two think Chester’s magical musical abilities are just the remedy the city needs.   Subtle in its emotional manipulations this is not, taking the same morale as The Grinch but delivering with chainsaw-through-Jell-O nuance. A Very Merry Cricket is far more fun when it’s plotting is shaggy, and we simply hangout with Harry and Tucker in their misadventures. Jones’ humor shines in some of ” read more

JxSxPx rated this 7/10 1 year, 2 months ago

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