BAD OL' PUTTY TAT
ABOUT THE IMAGE: This image is from the 1947 cartoon, Tweetie Pie a Merrie Melodies cartoon planned by Bob Clampett, but was finished and directed by Friz Freleng. The short was released on May 3, 1947, and stars Tweety and Sylvester the Cat.
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Friz Freleng was an American animator, cartoonist, director, producer and composer known for his work at Warner Brothers on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons. He introduced and/or developed several of the studio's biggest stars, including Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Tweety, Sylvester the cat, Yosemite Sam and Speedy Gonzalez. Freleng directed more cartoons than any other director in the studio (a total of 266), and is also the most honored of the Warner directors, having won five Academy Awards.