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Writers:
William Hanna (written by) and
Joseph Barbera (written by)
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Release Date:
22 December 1945 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Billy Bletcher ... Spike (voice) (uncredited)
William Hanna ... Tom (voice) (uncredited)
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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
Ed Barge .... animator
Kenneth Muse .... animator
Ray Patterson .... animator
Irven Spence .... animator
 
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7 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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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 »
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Keep it down!, 31 December 2006
Author: Shawn Watson (gator_macready@yahoo.com) from The Underverse

Spike is stressed out and in need of a good sleep. Which is kind of hard to do when Tom is chasing Jerry, blasting at him with a shotgun and trampling over poor Spike. Threatened with silence or death, Tom backs off, but has to deal with Jerry running around deliberately making noise.

This short won an Academy Award back in 1945, but I wouldn't really say that's THAT funny. For a T&J cartoon it's pretty much in the middle. Yes, there are laughs but not Oscar material laughs and it's not too inventive. There is actually some dialogue too, further proving the awful 1992 movie wrong, but no one is credited for providing the voices.

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