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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 »
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Terrific ending 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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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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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: When Jerry drinks the "toxic" milk, which Tom put outside the mouse hole, there's only a little bit left in the bowl. Then later when Jerry goes back to drink another dose of the milk, the bowl has more milk in it than it did after Jerry drank it the first time.See more »
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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Terrific ending, 23 July 2004
Author: rbverhoef (rbverhoef@hotmail.com) from The Hague, Netherlands

'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse' is an Oscar-nominated Tom and Jerry cartoon and I must admit it is pretty good. Not only is it funny but it uses the way animation should be used and especially the ending is quite inventive, although we have a feeling things will happen the way it does.

We see how Tom steals some milk and as he starts drinking Jerry joins him. Of course the cat does not like this very much and he tries to keep the milk away from the mouse. He doesn't succeed. Then he puts some poison and other stuff in the milk, tests it on a fly which gives a very big laugh, and gives it to Jerry. The result is not really what Tom was hoping for. Eventually it leads to the ending that is one of the better ones from the Tom and Jerry cartoons.

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