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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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Forget the gym... mix up some milk, bleach and moth-balls for the perfect physique (disclaimer: that was a joke!). 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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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: The first time Jerry drinks almost all of the poisoned milk, but the second time he gets to the plate, it's full again.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920/II)See more »

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List: Wacky Jekyll-and-Hyde stories
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Forget the gym... mix up some milk, bleach and moth-balls for the perfect physique (disclaimer: that was a joke!)., 21 June 2008
Author: BA_Harrison from Hampshire, England

Annoyed that Jerry keeps on 'half-inching' his milk, Tom the cat mixes up a noxious and potentially deadly concoction, puts it in his bowl and waits for the rodent to strike. However, rather than causing Jerry to pop his clogs, the foul mixture of milk and household chemicals turns the meek mouse into a muscle-bound hulk...

This one might not be the greatest of Tom and Jerry's escapades (despite being Oscar nominated), but it packs enough laughs to make it worth a go. The animation is above average, with the scenes in which Tom mixes his potion being particularly well rendered (the coloured lighting and shadows cast by the cat are very effective).

Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Mouse is silly fun and gets a respectable rating of 7/10 from me.

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