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Solid Serenade (1946)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Family, Short  |  26 June 1946 (USA)
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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).

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Billy Bletcher ...
Vocal Effects - Evil Laugh (voice) (uncredited)
Buck Woods ...
Tom (singing voice) (uncredited)
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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).

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26 June 1946 (USA)  »

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Katteserenade  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Tom's singing voice for his performance of "Is You Is or is You Ain't My Baby" is provided by Buck Woods See more »

Quotes

Tom: [first lines]
Tom: [singing] I got a gal who's always late / Anytime we have a date. / But I love her. / I'm gonna ask her / Is you is or is you ain't my baby? / The way you acting lately makes me down. / You is still my baby, baby. / Seems my flame in your heart's done gone out. / A woman is a creature that's always been strange. / Just when you're sure of one / You find she's gone and made a change. / Is you is or is you ain't my baby? / Maybe baby's found somebody new. / Or is my baby still my baby...
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Connections

Followed by Timid Tabby (1957) See more »

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Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet
Music by Gene de Paul
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What if I sing to you?
20 January 2007 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Tom sneaks into a well protected garden to serenade a gorgeous female kitty. But first he has to tie up Spike (here called 'Killer'). His chosen song is actually 'Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?', which is actually very cool song.

Too bad Jerry doesn't share the same sentiments. Tom's crooning is keeping him awake in his letterbox/bedroom and he just wants him to shut the hell up.

Jerry actually only gets to torment Tom a couple of times in this cartoon. Most of the pain is dished out by Spike. And it is very, very funny, with great visual jokes and humor.


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