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The Aristocats

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The Aristocats is a 1970 animated feature from the Walt Disney studio. The story revolves around a family of aristocratic cats, and how an alley cat acquaintance helps prevent a greedy butler from murdering them. This film is noted for being the last film to be approved by Walt Disney himself; he died in 1966, while the film was still in early production. It was originally released to theaters by Buena Vista Distribution on December 11, 1970.

The film's basic idea - an animated romantic musical comedy about talking cats in France - had previously been used in the UPA animated feature Gay Purr-ee. Set in Paris 1910. In this movie Duchess and her three kittens Marie, Berlioz, and Toulose, get kidnapped by their mistress Madame Bonfamille's butler Edgar Balthazar after he hears that the cats are going to inherit her fortune when she dies. With the help of Thomas O'Malley Duchess and her kittens find their way back to Paris.

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Storyline

Edgar Balthazar (Edgar's last name Balthazar is the name of one of the two villians of Constantine, Balthazar. Edgar's last name Balthazar is not mentioned in his only film The Aristocats) is Madame Bonfamille's butler and carriage driver. (During Madame's will) Until he hears that the Aristocats are going to inherit Madame's fortune when she dies and after the end of the Aristocats' life span, Madame's entire estate will revert to him. He puts sleepy sugar into the Aristocats' favorite meal, cream. The cats slurp their favorite until Roquefort (Roquefort) the mouse joins them, Roquefort puts the cream into his cracker until after that, the cats and Roquefort fall alseep.

During the night, Edgar gets in a motorcycle, two-cylinder, chain drive, one squeaky wheel on the front it sounds like which is a Motorcycle with a sidecar , Edgar goes out of the city (With Notre Dame Cathedral/Notre Dame de Paris as a church itself where Edgar gets past through to get to the French Countryside). Looks smart in a quiet Countryside road, two Hound dogs Napoleon and Lafayette attack him. The bumbershoot containing Duchess and her kittens is left near the small Countryside bridge. Later and later, In night, Edgar goes back to the Countryside to get his hat, his umbrella, the bumbershoot and a sidecar from his 1910 motorcycle. He takes two times trying to get his hat, the second time, Napoleon grabs his hat back that is going up, (Napoleon is the leader) he holds it then puts his two arms atop his hat so no one can grab it. Edgar tickles Napoleon, Napoleon thinks it's Lafayette. Napoleon stops the arms atop Edgar's hat, Edgar uses his teeth to grab the hat. Edgar in the haystack kisses and wears his hat. Then the Bumbershoot (the thing Lafayette is in), Lafayette is put into Napoleon's seat. Napoleon sees Edgar's umbrella moving, Edgar gets it but falls down into a haystack. He sees Napoleon and Lafayette find the man, Lafayette wears squeaky shoes (Lafayette doesn't know that), Napoleon hears squeaky. After the time, Napoleon hears a One-Wheeled Haystack in a sidecar. Edgar inside is attacked by Napoleon and Lafayette. Edgar gets away. Later and later and later, in the end, Edgar fights Abraham de Lacy Giuseppe Thomas O'Malley, he is defeated, is kicked by a female horse named Frou-Frou into the trunk, Edgar is locked in a trunk and is shipped off to Timbuktu.


Characters

  • Duchess- an aristo-cat that lives with Madame Bonfamille.
  • Marie- Duchess's daughter.
  • Berlioz- One of Duchess's two sons.
  • Toulose- One of Duchess's two sons.
  • Madame Bonfamille - the owner of Duchess and her kittens.
  • Edgar Balthazar - Madame Bonfamille's evil butler.
  • Roquefort - a mouse who lives with Duchess and her kittens.
  • Frou Frou - Madame Bonfamille's horse.
  • Napoleon and Lafayette - Two dogs who attack Edgar.
  • Abraham de Lacy Giuseppe Thomas O'Malley - an alley cat who befriends Duchess and the kittens and becomes Duchess's mate.
  • Amelia and Abigail Gabble - Two geese (twin sisters) who save O'Malley from drowning.
  • Waldo - Amelia and Abigail's Uncle.
  • Scat Cat - a leader of an alley cat band and a friend of O'Malley's.
  • Georges Hautecourt - Madame Bonfamille's lawyer. Madame tells her lawyer her will (also heard by Edgar). Georges is old.

The Alley Cats

The Alley Cats in this movie is led by Scat Cat. The Gang is International.

  • Scat Cat aka Swingy - a leader of an alley cat band and a friend of O'Malley's.
  • Shun Gon - a Chinese cat who's crazy.
  • Hit Cat - a English cat who's wearing a Hawaiian style.
  • Peppo - a Italian cat who's wearing a look-alike Robin Hood hat and a red scarf.
  • Billy Boss - a Russian cat who can speak both English and Russian Accent.

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