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The Yankee Doodle Mouse -- Tom is attacking Jerry with everything that's in the house. He throws vases, paper airplanes, lamps, and anything he can get his hands on to get Jerry. Jerry retaliates by using a cheese grater, and using fireworks to fight Tom back with.

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Writers:
William Hanna (written by) and
Joseph Barbera (written by)
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Release Date:
26 June 1943 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
In honor of the U.S. military during WWII, Tom and Jerry do battle in the basement using household items as either war weapons or vehicles. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Won Oscar. See more »
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Tom and Jerry go to war See more (8 total) »

Directed by
Joseph Barbera 
William Hanna 
 
Writing credits
William Hanna (written by) and
Joseph Barbera (written by)

Produced by
Fred Quimby .... producer
 
Original Music by
Scott Bradley 
 
Animation Department
Pete Burness .... animator
George Gordon .... animator
Kenneth Muse .... animator
Irven Spence .... animator
Jack Zander .... animator (credited on original issue)
Harvey Eisenberg .... layout artist (uncredited)
John Didrik Johnsen .... background artist (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
8 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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First of eight Tom & Jerry cartoons co-directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera that won an Academy Award. Won 8 Best Short Awards. 1st: The Yankee Doodle Mouse (1943). 2nd: Mouse Trouble (1944). 3rd: Quiet Please! (1945). 4th: The Cat Concerto (1947). 5th: The Little Orphan (1948). 6th: The Two Mouseketeers (1951). 7th: Johann Mouse (1952) 8th: Neapolitan Mouse (1954).See more »
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Soundtrack:
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67See more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Tom and Jerry go to war, 30 May 2005
Author: movieman_kev from United States

Jerry the mouse and tom the cat are at war with each other, Jerry using such items as egg 'hen' grenades, light bulb bombs, and various other Weapons of Mass Distraction. Tom is pretty much the Nazi to Jerry's American soldier in this one. It won the Oscar for best short cartoon in 1944 and rightfully so as this is one of the funnier Tom and Jerry cartoons that I've seen and worth having in ANYone's collection. This hilarious award winning cartoon can be found on disc one of the Spotlight collection DVD of "Tom & Jerry" Which is a great buy however way you slice it.

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