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22 October 1950 (USA) See more »
Tom is conducting a symphony at the Hollywood Bowl when Jerry comes out to "help" him. | Add synopsis »
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If Johann Strauss II were alive to see this, I think he would be proud! See more (12 total) »

Directed by
Joseph Barbera 
William Hanna 
Produced by
Fred Quimby .... producer
Animation Department
Ed Barge .... animator
Kenneth Muse .... animator
Ray Patterson .... animator
Irven Spence .... animator
Richard Bickenbach .... layout artist (uncredited)
Music Department
Scott Bradley .... musical director
Uan Rasey .... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
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8 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (original release) | Perspecta Stereo (Westrex Recording System) (re-release)
South Korea:All | UK:U | USA:Approved (Certificate #14219) | USA:Not Rated (DVD)

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The title refers to the Hollywood Bowl, a modern amphitheater in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California that is used primarily for music performances since 1929. It has a seating capacity of 17,376.See more »
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If Johann Strauss II were alive to see this, I think he would be proud!, 6 May 2010
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

After seeing The Cat Concerto and loving it, I saw Tom and Jerry in the Hollywood Bowl. This time Tom conducts the Die Flerdermaus Overture by Johann Strauss II(who also wrote On the Beautiful Blue Danube and Tales from the Vienna Woods), and once again Jerry is attracted to the music. The concept is simple but very effective, and the animation is truly excellent. I don't really need to explain how good the music is here, other than to say it is outstanding, you should see the whole operetta, it is really something, really cheered me up after a hard day it did. The sight gags are really original and extremely funny, with the ending a definite standout. And Tom and Jerry are both stellar here, you feel sorry for Tom at the end though. Overall, hugely enjoyable, a must see, and I do think "The Waltz King" would be proud! 10/10 Bethany Cox

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