Toots arrives at the ranch where Tom is tormenting Jerry, and Tom puts on all his best moves, though Jerry does his best to sabotage Tom.
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Tom is a cowboy boot-wearing cat at a Texas dude ranch. When a beautiful female cat comes for a visit, Tom takes time from his regular torturing of Jerry to use the mouse as a way to impress the dame. Naturally, Jerry gives Tom his comeuppance. Written by Mike Konczewski

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Tom og Jerry i Texas  »

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Jerry winds the crank on the Victrola counterclockwise. See more »

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Followed by Duel Personality (1965) See more »

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Ventriloquist Cat
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Written by Scott Bradley
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Great short, with music playing an important part in the action
2 October 2003 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better Tom and Jerry cartoons to prominently feature music. For some reason, whenever music was a focus, the short was usually excellent (examples include, Solid Serenade, Johann Mouse, Pecos Pest and, obviously, The Cat Concerto). Here, there's a hilarious song at the outset, over the opening credits and a bit later, Tom does his best impersonation of a cross between Tex Ritter and Milli Vanilli. Jerry, for a good many reasons, does his best to destroy Tom's romantic intentions (hey, what are "friends" for?) and largely succeeds. At cartoon's end, we leave amid the strains of another musical interlude and a twisted variation on an old cliche of the western genre and a good time is had by all, except Tom, of course. Well worth tracking down and most highly recommended.


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