Tom, Jerry, and Butch sign a peace treaty.
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Billy Bletcher ...
Butch (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Butch convinces Tom and Jerry that there's no reason to fight and they should all sign a peace treaty. Tom and Butch even rescue their pals from a fellow cat and dog. But then a steak falls off a truck and the boys can't decide how to divvy it up, ultimately losing it completely, and the truce is off. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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5 April 1948 (USA)  »

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Fredstraktat  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first Tom and Jerry cartoon in which Spike is called "Butch". See more »

Connections

Followed by The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Runnin' Wild
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Music by A.H. Gibbs
Lyrics by Joe Grey and Leo Wood
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This cartoon always reminds me of the old adage "Half a loaf is better than none"
5 September 2001 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

Tis is a farly typical Tom and Jerry short-a situation is designed, conflict arises and mayhem ensues. The characters behave in appropriate ways, the natural tensions between various characters leads to general chaos. The best (and funniest) part is when the peace treaty is in force and respected-all sorts of strange wonders appear before your eyes. A word of warning-it is most unwise to allow Tom to help you perform your morning cleansing routine! Highly recommended.


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