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The Two Mouseketeers (1951)

This Tom and Jerry cartoon is set in 17th century France. Tom, who is a soldier in the King's castle, is assigned to guard the food laid out on a banquet table. Jerry and a smaller mouse ... See full summary »
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Francoise Brun-Cottan ...
Nibbles (voice) (uncredited)
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This Tom and Jerry cartoon is set in 17th century France. Tom, who is a soldier in the King's castle, is assigned to guard the food laid out on a banquet table. Jerry and a smaller mouse companion, two wandering "mouseketeers," make the situation miserable for Tom as they abscond with (and occasionally eat) all the food they can. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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15 March 1952 (USA)  »

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De to musketerer  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Co-directors, William Hanna & Joseph Barbera deserved seven Best Short of the Year Oscars. In order, 1st: The Yankee Doodle Mouse (1943). 2nd: Mouse Trouble (1944). 3rd: Quiet Please! (1945). 4th: The Cat Concerto (1947). 5th: The Little Orphan (1948). 6th: The Two Mouseketeers (1951). 7th: Johann Mouse (1952). See more »

Goofs

The plot takes place during the reign of King Louis XIII in the mid-seventeenth century. However, a guillotine, which was not invented until 1791 and first used on 25 April 1792, is used at the end of the film. See more »

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Followed by Tall in the Trap (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Soldiers of Fortune
Music by Sigmund Romberg
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Performed by studio orchestra and chorus
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great animated classic
3 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tom the cat is a soldier assigned to guard the banquet table. Along come Jerry the mouse and his orphan friend Nibbles, looking for something to eat and causing Tom much grief. This short won an Oscar for best cartoon short subject in 1952 and it's easy to see why as it's clever, humorous, and just an all around joy to watch. Utterly brilliant in every way and it retains it's humor upon repeated performances despite the slightly disturbing ending. One of the many many classic Tom and jerry animated shorts. This hilarious animated short can be found on disc 2 of Warner Brother's 2-DVD Spotlight Collection set.

My Grade: A+


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