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Mouse in Manhattan (1945)

Jerry Mouse gets tired of living the country life and decides to head to the big city. However, the experience doesn't turn out quite like Jerry had expected.
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Jerry decides he needs a vacation from the county and Tom so he leaves Tom a note and heads for New York City for some peace and quiet. However, Jerry has a number of unpleasant experiences in New York (being chased by cars and cats among other things) and it isn't long before he changes his mind and heads back home to the country. Written by Matt Yorston <georgey@atcon.com>

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Glory! Glamour! MGM's Technicolor Triumph!


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19 March 1945 (USA)  »

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Manhattan Serenade  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

While floating in a teacup through the gutter in Times Square, Jerry passes by a movie theater. The marquee on the theater reads, "Now Playing! A Tom & Jerry Cartoon!" See more »

Goofs

When Jerry takes the third placecard, her hair changes from red to blonde between shots. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Cat and the Mermouse (1949) See more »

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Manhattan Serenade
(uncredited)
Music by Louis Alter
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Brings to mind "Rhapsody in Blue"
18 December 2001 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This is a beautiful cartoon. Instead of following the usual chases of Tom and Jerry, "Mouse in Manhattan" follows Jerry Mouse as he gets tired of the country and opts for big city life. The animation and music recalls the Fantasia 2000 feature of "Rhapsody in Blue" (especially when Jerry is dancing with the dolls). Both are absolutely stunning. I was smiling throughout the whole cartoon; my favorite "Tom and Jerry," just above "Heavenly Puss." A triumph.


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