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Puss Gets the Boot
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Release Date:
25 September 1965 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Feline "Jasper" is given an ultimatum by his master: break one more thing and you're out! Rodent Jerry... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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(2 articles)
[TV] Tom & Jerry: Deluxe Anniversary Collection
 (From JustPressPlay. 4 July 2010, 2:31 PM, PDT)

Animation King Barbera Dead at 95
 (From WENN. 19 December 2006)

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Interesting start See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
Lillian Randolph ... Mammy Two-Shoes (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Joseph Barbera (uncredited)
William Hanna (uncredited)
Rudolf Ising (uncredited)
 
Produced by
Rudolf Ising .... producer
Fred Quimby .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Scott Bradley (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Carman Maxwell .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Pete Burness .... animator (uncredited)
Harvey Eisenberg .... layout artist (uncredited)
Robert Gentle .... background artist (uncredited)
George Gordon .... animator (uncredited)
Tony Pabian .... animator (uncredited)
Carl Urbano .... animator (uncredited)
Jack Zander .... animator (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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9 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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The first Tom & Jerry cartoon.See more »
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Three Blind MiceSee more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Interesting start, 2 March 2011
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

I do think Tom and Jerry have done better before, the story is rather routine and there are one or two sound effects that sounded a little strange, but this is a very interesting start for the dynamic duo. Here they are called Jasper and Jinx, but they are as likable as ever, Jerry/Jinx especially is very cute when he squeaks.

The animation is quite good. Both Tom and Jerry look different but are well animated, while the backgrounds are very nice. The music is beautiful with a lot of energy, the sight gags and chases are funny and the pace is on the money.

Overall, Puss Gets the Boot is not Tom and Jerry's best, but for a debuting cartoon it is a fun and interesting one. 8/10 Bethany Cox

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