Back Alley Oproar
Back Alley Oproar is a Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies (Blue Ribbon reissue) animated short directed by Friz Freleng and originally released in theaters on March 27, 1948. The short features Sylvester and Elmer Fudd as its main characters, voiced by Mel Blanc and Arthur Q. Bryan respectively. The title is a play on "uproar" and "opera". This is a rare exception for Sylvester as he wins in this cartoon.
- Elmer Fudd: [has Sylvester at gunpoint] Now I've got you, and I'm gonna wub you out compwetwy.
- Sylvester: Now just a minute, my fine feathered friend. Ain't you got no aesthetic sense? No ear for musical appreciation?
- Elmer Fudd: No, and I'm gonna bwow you to smitheweens.
- Sylvester: ♪ Go to sleep, go to sleep... ♪
- Elmer Fudd: [getting sleepy] Stop it.
- Sylvester: ♪ ...shut your big, blood-shot eyes... ♪
- Elmer Fudd: Now you stop that. [falls asleep]
- Mel Blanc as Sylvester
- Arthur Q. Bryan as Elmer Fudd
- Gloria Curran as Tabby Singer
- Tudor Williams as Various