Advance and Be Mechanized (1967)

USA,
7m
35mm, Metrocolor

An American animated short film directed by Ben Washam. It was the penultimate original theatrical cartoon.

Plot Summary

On another planet Jerry uses a toy robot mouse to steal cheese. Tom uses his own robot replica to give chase but eventually the machines rebel and turn on their masters.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Ben Washam
© MCMLXVII [1967] by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
Production Company: A Metro Goldwyn Mayer cartoon
Produced by: Chuck Jones
Story: Bob Ogle
Animation: Dick Thompson, Ben Washam, Don Towsley, Philip Roman
Music: Dean Elliott
Design Consultant: Maurice Noble

References

Books

  • The Palgrave Encyclopedia of American Horror Film Shorts 1915-1976 by Gary D. Rhodes and David J. Hogan p.642