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Heavenly Puss (1949)

Approved | | Family, Animation, Short | 12 May 1949 (USA)
Tom is "killed" while chasing Jerry (as usual). He goes to heaven and meets the cat who meets dead cats boarding the "Heavenly Express." Tom is given one hour to have Jerry sign a letter of... See full summary »
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Billy Bletcher ...
Devil Dog (voice) (uncredited)
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Conductor (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Tom is "killed" while chasing Jerry (as usual). He goes to heaven and meets the cat who meets dead cats boarding the "Heavenly Express." Tom is given one hour to have Jerry sign a letter of forgiveness. If Jerry signs, he goes to heaven; if he doesn't then he goes to hell. Written by Brian Henke <Cincy43235@aol.com>

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Release Date:

12 May 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Himmelekspressen  »

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(Western Electric Sound System) (original release)| (Westrex Recording System) (re-release)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The length of Tom's dream and nightmare (after opening credits conclude to a piece of coal popping out of the nearby fireplace, landing on his rear and immediately waking Tom up from his nightmare) is 409 seconds, equaling 6 minutes & 49 seconds. See more »

Goofs

When the three kittens Fluff, Muff & Puff emerged from the bag that they drowned in, the bag remains behind them on the ground, then it disappears in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Conductor: [reading from list] Fluff, Muff and Puff?
[He then looks down to see a wet bag bouncing towards him, out of it pops three cute kittens, apparently drowned by someone. They meow at him, shake off the water, climb out of the bag and proceed through]
Conductor: [he then shakes his head & clicks his tongue] Tsk. Tsk. Tsk. What some people won't do.
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Followed by Tennis Chumps (1949) See more »

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I didn't like this so much..
16 February 2006 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

In this cartoon Tom and Jerry have their usual chases but then Tom gets crushed by a piano rolling down the stairs. Tom's soul arrives at the pearly gate but if he wants to go with "The Heavenly Express" to heaven Jerry must sign a document that says he forgives Tom or else Tom goes to hell. This is in my opinion one of the lesser Tom and Jerry shorts from the 40,s. It's no wrong about the music which is great and the animation is great too but I don't really like the plot. I think the scene when Tom is in heaven and Spike is the devil are the only things that makes this short watchable. The end is also pretty cute but i won't spoil that.

My grade: C


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