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.