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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

After Jerry hit Spike with a golf club, while Spike was taking a nap, and framing Tom, Jerry then threw the golf club to Tom's paws, as Spike comes up, he sees Tom with the golf club, hitting Tom through-out the conclusion. Then, inside the house, Jerry drinks chocolate milk, as he drinks it he re-appears and can be seen again, his ears make a popping sound, as they appear, completing Jerry Mouse's body re-appearing. Jerry Mouse's body re-appears, lowest from the soles of his feet to the ears on top of his head. Then the closing credits start. See more »

Connections

Followed by Shutter Bugged Cat (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Here's to the Girls
(uncredited)
Music by Roger Edens
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
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Where's Jerry?
7 May 2007 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

The cat and mouse are involved in the usual chases when Jerry dives into a bottle of invisible ink and discovers that it makes him vanish. Instead of seizing the opportunity to go spy on a girl mouse changing room or something, he uses his new-found invisibility to torment Tom. And it's pretty funny and quite inventive despite being a somewhat one-joke cartoon. And the action never leaves the interior of the house, which is usually the trait of below average T&J shorts. Still worth a 7/10.

However, I'm not sure how an invisible mouse can cast a shadow on the wall, it defies physics and the very nature of being invisible itself.


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