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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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[TV] Tom & Jerry: Deluxe Anniversary Collection
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Animation King Barbera Dead at 95
 (From WENN. 19 December 2006)

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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)
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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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
The first Tom and Jerry cartoon, 6 March 2001

This short, nominated for an Oscar it should have won in 1940, is the first Tom and Jerry, for all that the cat's name is "Jasper". The Tom and Jerry cartoons generally break down into one of four eras: the early ones, when Rudolf Ising was involved, then the ones that Hanna and Barbera did with Fred Quimby producing, then the ones Chuck Jones did and finally the Gene Deitch efforts. Each had a different look and feel to them that make them instantly recognizable and unmistakable as to who did them. But the most remarkable transformation in appearance and style was the change between the early ones and the ones in the later 1940s. In every way, it's quite a change. This is the best of the early ones. Most recommended.

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