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 »

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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>

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21 March 1953 (USA)  »

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Co-directors, William Hanna and Joseph Barbera deserved seven Best Short of 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 »

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Follows Dog Trouble (1942) See more »

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Emperor Waltz
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Music by Johann Strauss
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One of the best Tom and Jerry cartoons ever done!

This cartoon quite rightly won an Oscar and is probably one of the top two or three best that they did. With narration by Hans Conreid (one of the best voices for narration work and particularly for animation work), this also features Strauss's music to advantage and is just a delight to watch. Somewat static animation because of a sorybook framing device, but it's still a marvelous idea in conception and execution. Most highly recommended.


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