#CotD: Sylvester was still called Thomas in “Tweetie Pie” the first WB short to win an Academy Award.
Tweetie Pie (1947) — Merrie Melodies Guide
Thomas the cat finds Tweety in the snow warming himself by a cigar butt. Thomas’s mistress rescues the little yellow bird before her cat can devour him, but Thomas doesn’t give up. He uses stacks of chairs and a Rube Goldberg setup to get at Tweety while trying not to get caught by the lady.
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