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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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The first of seven Oscars for the cat and mouse 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:
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 »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)See more »
Soundtrack:
Yankee DoodleSee more »

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
The first of seven Oscars for the cat and mouse, 27 March 2001

This cartoon was the first of seven Oscar winners in the Animated Short category. While it is the least of the seven, in my view, it speaks more to the quality of the others than to any weakness in this particular cartoon. Sort of "Jerry Goes To War", it is a reflection of the times and is very well executed and funny. Shows frequently on Cartoon Network. Recommended.

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