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Puppy Tale (1954)

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Jerry rescues a bag of puppies from the river. Most of them run away as soon as Jerry releases them, but one stays behind. Jerry tries to get rid of it, but ultimately takes pity and ... See full summary »

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Jerry rescues a bag of puppies from the river. Most of them run away as soon as Jerry releases them, but one stays behind. Jerry tries to get rid of it, but ultimately takes pity and invites the frisky runt inside, where he has to hide it from Tom, who keeps throwing it out. A thunderstorm starts, and Tom takes pity on the pup, goes out looking for it, and falls into the river himself, where Jerry rescues him. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Most Of The Most 'Charming' T&J Cartoons
29 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This a very "cute" cartoon with a little puppy that will win you over right away.

The pup one of a half dozen put in a burlap bag and thrown in a river by some heartless idiot. Jerry happens to hear the splash, rescues the dogs and all but one runs away. The little pup who stays licks Jerry and follows him home. At first, the mouse doesn't want any part of him, but soon he changes his mind and tries to find a comfortable spot for him in the house. Unfortunately, the dog wants milk (Tom's) and a nice bed (Tom's) and you can see where that's headed.

This cartoon oozes charm, even to the point where Tom has a change of heart, too, and becomes a good guy. It also has enough jokes (fairly clever sight gags) to make it entertaining all the way. It's also very nicely drawn with beautiful colors.


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