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The Invisible Mouse (1947)

Tom chases Jerry into a bottle of invisible ink, and Jerry then proceeds to have fun torturing Tom.
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Tom chases Jerry into a bottle of invisible ink, and Jerry then proceeds to have fun torturing Tom.

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27 September 1947 (USA)  »

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Die unsichtbare Maus  »

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Goofs

After Jerry stops bothering Tom continuously, Tom hears munches while Jerry is eating a banana, Tom discovers Jerry's shadow, while Jerry is still invisible. See more »

Crazy Credits

Just after Tom locates Jerry seeing his shadow (that should not be revealed) Tom chases Jerry to the refrigerator, where Jerry hides. While Jerry is below the refrigerator, Tom quickly throws flour, on the floor, so Tom can see Jerry's footsteps, when Jerry runs out from the refrigerator, quickly, after seeing a footstep, on the flour Tom tries to hit Jerry but misses him then Jerry quickly spells out "Missed me!" and in cursive handwriting. See more »

Connections

Followed by Pup on a Picnic (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Here's to the Girls
Music by Roger Edens
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
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funny enough
31 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The usual cat and mouse antics abound until Jerry jumps into a bottle of invisible ink. He gets the bright idea of torturing Tom without him knowing. The cat gets wise and tries to do stuff to make him 'see' jerry even if it's not fool-proof. Of course Jerry gets Butch aka Killer aka Spike the dog into the act (even if it's late in the short, and his contribution is minimal indeed) Brilliant animated short which kind of reminded me of the one with the white mouse who scares Tom so badly. Most of the gags work and all violent as any good tom and jerry short should truly be. This hilarious cartoon can be found on disc one of the Spotlight collection DVD of "Tom & Jerry"

My Grade: B+


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