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Writer:
Robert Louis Stevenson (novel) (suggestion)
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Release Date:
30 August 1947 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
User Reviews:
Don't make me angry! See more (12 total) »

Directed by
Joseph Barbera 
William Hanna 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert Louis Stevenson  novel "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (suggestion)

Produced by
Fred Quimby .... producer
 
Original Music by
Scott Bradley 
 
Animation Department
Ed Barge .... animator
Al Grandmain .... animator
Michael Lah .... animator
Kenneth Muse .... animator
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" - USA (informal title)
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Runtime:
8 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
For the ominous march music that accompanies "Evil Jerry" stalking Tom, composer Scott Bradley parodied the theme from the popular 1940s radio series "Superman".See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Tom picks up a yellow phone book that turns green the moment he touches it.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1910)See more »

FAQ

List: Wacky Jekyll-and-Hyde stories
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Don't make me angry!, 27 March 2007
Author: Shawn Watson from The Penumbra

In this Acadamy Award-nominated cartoon (it lost to Tweety Pie!) Tom is tired of sharing his daily bowl of milk with Jerry and nothing he seems to do stops him from getting at it. So he makes up a poisonous white liquid from household chemicals and serves it to Jerry, hoping to kill him. Unfortunately it merely gives him great strength and he proceeds to open a can of whoop-ass. Trouble is, his powers come and go at sporadic intervals. So Tom decides to drink the potion himself.

It's very funny and you'll certainly be laughing all the way through. The twist ending is the best laugh of all. I won't ruin it, but it was my favorite one yet.

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