MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 15,846 this week

Johann Mouse (1952)

7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 625 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 3 critic

At the home of Viennese composer Johann Strauss, lived Johann Mouse. Whenever the composer played his waltzes, the mouse would dance to the music, unable to control himself. One day, when ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 329 titles
created 28 May 2011
 
list image
a list of 250 titles
created 11 Jan 2013
 
a list of 43 titles
created 09 Nov 2013
 
a list of 182 titles
created 9 months ago
 
list image
a list of 166 titles
created 4 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Johann Mouse" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Johann Mouse (1952)

Johann Mouse (1952) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Johann Mouse.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Tom, sick of Jerry stealing the milk out of his bowl, poisons it. Instead of killing the mouse, the potion transforms him into a muscular beast.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Texas Tom (1950)
Animation | Western | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A baby elephant rolls off the circus train and right into Tom's bed. He quickly allies himself with Jerry, and with a rolled-up trunk and some paint, passes himself off as a giant mouse. ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Tom filches a drumstick from a fresh-baked chicken. When Mammy is about to discover him, he hands it off to Jerry; this lets him be a hero to Mammy and still get his chicken. Jerry is ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Lillian Randolph
Cruise Cat (1952)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Tom is the official cat on the cruise ship S.S. Aloha, but he'll be kicked off if the captain finds even one mouse. That one, of course, is Jerry, who sneaks on board just before sailing ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Paul Frees
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The story of a little boy who would only talk in sound effects. With story by Dr. Seuss (and Bill Scott of Rocky and Bullwinkle fame) this cartoon won the Oscar for best short subject (animated) for 1950.

Director: Robert Cannon
Stars: Marvin Miller
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Tom's love song (Is You Is, or Is You Ain't My Baby) to his girlfriend Toots wakes up Jerry, so he unties Spike (Tom had tied him up).

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Billy Bletcher, Buck Woods
Cat Fishin' (1947)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Tom is a feline fisherman, Jerry is his live bait, and Spike is the bulldog guarding the lake.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Kitty Foiled (1948)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Tom subjects Jerry to his usual harassment; but the cat finds a new enemy, and the mouse finds a new friend, in the canary of the house.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

This Tom and Jerry cartoon is set in 18th century France. Tom, who is a soldier in a castle, is assigned to guard the food laid out on a banquet table. Jerry and a smaller mouse companion, ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Francoise Brun-Cottan
Family | Short | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Bide-a-Wee Mouse Home has sent the orphan mouse, Nibbles, to spend Thanksgiving with Jerry. But Jerry's cupboard is bare, and Nibbles is always hungry. They start by raiding Tom's milk ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Moonbird (1959)
Animation | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Two boys go outside at night to capture a bird.

Director: John Hubley
Stars: Mark Hubley, Ray Hubley
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Narrator (voice)
Edit

Storyline

At the home of Viennese composer Johann Strauss, lived Johann Mouse. Whenever the composer played his waltzes, the mouse would dance to the music, unable to control himself. One day, when Strauss was away, the housecat played his master's music. This forced the mouse to dance, providing the cat with a chance to pounce on him. When word got out about a piano-playing cat and a dancing mouse, they were commanded to perform for the emperor. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 March 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Johann Hiiri  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

MGM directors, William Hanna and Joseph Barbera directed 8 Tom and Jerry cartoons that won Academy Awards, Best Short of Year. They are 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). 8th: Neapolitan Mouse (1954). See more »

Connections

Follows Cat Fishin' (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

Perpetuum Mobile op 257
(uncredited)
Music by Johann Strauß
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
enchanting
3 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jerry the mouse, here known as Johann Mouse lives in the house of Viennese composer Johann Strauss. Every time Johann plays his music, the mouse can't help but waltz to the tune. So when the master is away the cat learns to play music. But the servants hear Tom playing and soon enough Tom and the mouse are playing for the Emporer. This short won an Oscar for best cartoon short subject in 1953 and it's easy to see why, because while it's not hilarious, it is amusing, charming, and will bring a smile to your face. This amusing animated short can be found on disc 2 of Warner Brother's 2-DVD Spotlight Collection set.

My Grade: B+


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Cartoon Reviews miketrippiedi
Discuss Johann Mouse (1952) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?