Tag Archives: Tom & Jerry

Tee For Two (1945) – Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon

CotD: The first Tom and Jerry cartoon with a sports theme was “Tee For Two” from 1945 ~

Tee For Two (1945) - Tom and Jerry

Tee For Two (1945) - Tom and Jerry

Tee For Two (1945) – Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon

Jerry will not stay put as Tom plays a round of golf. He can’t get a mouse hole in one because Jerry is his handicap. Adding to the disruption of Tom’s game are a woodpecker and a swarm of bees.

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His Mouse Friday (1951) – Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon

CotD: Tom goes for a tropical holiday in 1951’s “His Mouse Friday” Do you like this Tom & Jerry short? ~ http://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/3121-His_Mouse_Friday.html

His Mouse Friday (1951) - Tom and Jerry

His Mouse Friday (1951) - Tom and Jerry

His Mouse Friday (1951) – Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

Shipwrecked on a desert island, Tom meets a “Robinson Crusoe” mouse who disguises himself as a cannibal, but the real cannibals arrive.

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The Lonesome Mouse (1943) – Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

CotD: “The Lonesome Mouse” featured a make-over for Tom… and both he and Jerry speak ~ http://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/2933-Lonesome_Mouse.html

The Lonesome Mouse (1943) - Tom and Jerry

The Lonesome Mouse (1943) - Tom and Jerry

The Lonesome Mouse (1943) – Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

Jerry finally gets Tom thrown from the house, but he soon finds life a bore without the cat’s tormenting. The two join forces to get Tom back in and up to his old ways.

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The Vanishing Duck (1958) – Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

CotD: “The Vanishing Duck” Was one of the last theatrical Tom and Jerry’s, and the second to feature Little Quacker ~

The Vanishing Duck (1958) - Tom and Jerry

The Vanishing Duck (1958) - Tom and Jerry

The Vanishing Duck (1958) – Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

George brings home a singing duckling for Joan, but when they leave to go to a show, Tom tries to eat him. As the chase ensues, the duckling and Jerry use vanishing cream to scare Tom, but he soon finds some himself and gets revenge.

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The Cat Concerto (1947) – Tom and Jerry Cartoon Series

CotD: Oscar-winning cartoon, and great backstory- what came first, Warners’ Rhapsody Rabbit or MGM’s “The Cat Concerto” ~

The Cat Concerto (1947) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

The Cat Concerto (1947) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

The Cat Concerto (1947) – Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

Tom is an acknowledged master pianist primed to give his greatest performance of Liszt’s Second Hungarian Rhapsody. As he prepares and finally settles down, ready to play, Jerry is determined to disrupt Tom’s concert. Jerry pulls on the strings inside the piano, slams the shutter on Tom’s hands, and generally runs amok. Tom fights him with the piano without missing a single note.

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The Zoot Cat (1944) Tom & Jerry Theatrical Cartoon

CotD: Tom is after a very cute black kitten, so he gets himself a “The Zoot Cat“. But will it help?

The Zoot Cat (1944) Tom & Jerry Theatrical Cartoon

The Zoot Cat (1944) Tom & Jerry Theatrical Cartoon

The Zoot Cat (1944) Tom & Jerry

Theatrical Cartoon

The Zoot Cat: John Q. Public gives us a historical and educational outlook on the Capitalism and Freedom of the United States of America.

Puss Gets The Boot (1940) Tom & Jerry Theatrical Cartoon

CotD: Hanna and Barbera began their run as creative directors of innumerable cartoon series with 1940’s “The Solid Tin Coyote“.

Puss Gets The Boot (1940)

Puss Gets The Boot (1940)

Puss Gets The Boot (1940) Tom & Jerry Theatrical Cartoon

Puss Gets The Boot: In close-up, Jerry the mouse runs from his opponent. The camera cuts back, and we see that Tom the cat (called Jasper in this film only) has already caught the mouse, who is running on the spot, his tail held by the cat’s claw. While Tom toys with his prey, Jerry gets away, leading to a number of gags which result in the breaking of a vase. Mammy-Two-Shoes warns Tom that if he breaks one more thing, she’ll throw him out of the house.

The Duck Doctor (1952) – Tom and Jerry Cartoon Series

CotD: Today we shall defer to 1952’s “The Duck Doctor”, one of only 5 cartoons in which Tom dies ~ http://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/2957-Duck_Doctor.html

The Duck Doctor: Tom is duck hunting, and he wings a little duckling that can’t quite keep up with the flock.