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Release Date:
14 January 1950 (USA) See more »
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While Mammy Two-Shoes enjoys her evening with the Lucky Seven Saturday Night Bridge Club, Tom and his friends have a party in the house. Jerry, unable to sleep, emerges from his mouse hole to stop it. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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William Hanna ... Vocal Effects (uncredited)
Lillian Randolph ... Mammy Two-Shoes (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Joseph Barbera 
William Hanna 
 
Produced by
Fred Quimby .... producer
 
Original Music by
Scott Bradley 
 
Animation Department
Ed Barge .... animator
Kenneth Muse .... animator
Ray Patterson .... animator
Irven Spence .... animator (as Irvin Spence)
Richard Bickenbach .... layout artist (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
7 min
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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)
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The title refers to the Saturday Evening Post, a magazine that publishes current event articles, editorials, human interest pieces, humor, illustrations, a letter column, poetry, single-panel gag cartoons and stories by the leading writers that has roots in Benjamin Franklin's The Pennsylvania Gazette that was first published in 1728. The magazine is also well-known for its lavish cover art that include the work of Norman Rockwell.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When the piano-playing cat slides Jerry down the piano, he is sliding Jerry from the right of the keyboard to the left of the keyboard (high notes to low notes). However, the sound coming from the piano appears to be the opposite of what was showing (i.e. low notes to high notes).See more »
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Followed by Fit to Be Tied (1952)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Darktown Strutters' BallSee more »

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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Loved The Music In Here!, 1 August 2007
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

Anyone who loves some "swinging' jazz," will lose this cartoon.

The maid is stepping out for a hot night on the town. I least I got that impression with the colorful dress, garter belt and the rest. I laughed when she tested her necklace, the one with green and red jewels. She hit the green and the word "go" lit up, red for "stop!"

The moment she's out door, Tom rushes to the window, whistles to his buddies out near the garbage can and holds up a sign that reads, "O.K. For the Party." They yell "yippee" and literally fly through the window. In no time, the place is jumping. The hot jazz music in here, by the way, is fantastic! These cats know how to party!

Unfortunately, the music is keeping the mouse awake and little Jerry turns out to be party pooper. The rest of the cartoon involves his attempts at silencing the music and the cats silencing him! There are excellent sight gags in this one....and some justice at the very end.

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