MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 9,465 this week

Quiet Please! (1945)

7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 912 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 3 critic

The bulldog wants to take a nap. Tom wants to chase Jerry around the house. Naps and noise don't mix, and so the bulldog threatens Tom to keep quiet or else.

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 images
created 11 Jun 2011
 
list image
a list of 46 titles
created 27 Jun 2012
 
a list of 169 titles
created 02 Jan 2013
 
a list of 38 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 40 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Quiet Please!" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Quiet Please! (1945)

Quiet Please! (1945) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Quiet Please!.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A day at the beach. Tom wants to lay in the sand, but his rest is disturbed by Jerry, who walks by to go fishing. Tom ends up falling off the end of the pier as he chases Jerry and lands ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Mouse Trouble (1944)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Tom's new book on "how to catch a mouse" doesn't prove too helpful against Jerry; actually, Jerry seems to make better use of it than Tom.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Tom, sick of Jerry stealing the milk out of his bowl, poisons it. Instead of killing the mouse, the potion transforms him into a muscular beast.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Cat Fishin' (1947)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Tom is a feline fisherman, Jerry is his live bait, and Spike is the bulldog guarding the lake.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Trap Happy (1946)
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Tom calls the exterminators, but they send a cat, who despite his various tools, doesn't fare much better than Tom usually does.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Tom's love song (Is You Is, or Is You Ain't My Baby) to his girlfriend Toots wakes up Jerry, so he unties Spike (Tom had tied him up).

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Billy Bletcher, Buck Woods
Kitty Foiled (1948)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Tom subjects Jerry to his usual harassment; but the cat finds a new enemy, and the mouse finds a new friend, in the canary of the house.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Professor Tom (1948)
Certificate: Passed Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Tom, complete with mortarboard, is teaching a kitten the basics: "cats chase mice." But Jerry keeps subverting this lesson at every opportunity, adding his own phrases, like "cats and mice ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

It's spring, and Tom is much more interested in the female cat next door than in Jerry.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Frank Graham
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Tom inherits $1,000,000 from an eccentric aunt on the condition that he not harm any living thing - even a mouse. And guess which mouse keeps following him around and pointing this out to him?

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: William Hanna
Animation | War | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
...
Spike (voice) (uncredited)
William Hanna ...
Tom (voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

The family dog warns Tom not to make any noise so he can take a nap. Jerry hears this and immediately devises plans to ensure that the dog's nap will be interrupted (breaking plates, playing musical instruments, etc.). One of the few cartoons in the Tom and Jerry series in which one of the main characters speaks. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 September 1945 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Stilhed, tak!  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Third of 8 Tom & Jerry cartoons that won Best Animation Short Acadamy Award, co-directed by William Hanna & Joseph Barbera. In order: 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 »

Connections

Follows Sufferin' Cats! (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Sorry I Made You Cry
Music by N.J. Clesi
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Energetic and fun Tom and Jerry cartoon
31 March 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Quiet Please! like a vast majority of Tom and Jerry cartoons, is very energetic and a lot of fun. Perhaps not the very best of their cartoons, but it is great fun besides and works well on repeated viewings.

The animation, while a little more archaic than the animation in other Tom and Jerry cartoons, is still nice and colourful. Besides, I like that old style of animation. The music is quirky and memorable, and the gags come by thick and fast and work very well indeed. Spike's threats to Tom about making any noise and Tom's lullaby are other things to like, and Jerry's drum solo on Spike out cold was a nice touch. When Tom tried to get the dynamite out from under Spike, I was like "Uh oh, this is gonna get messy".

Overall, it is silly but in a hysterical way. It is also a very energetic and fun Tom and Jerry cartoon that I do recommend. 10/10 Bethany Cox


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Quiet Please! (1945) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?