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Mouse for Sale (1955)

Approved | | Family, Animation, Short | 21 May 1955 (USA)
Tom sells Jerry to a local pet story that's buying white mice. Yes, Jerry's brown, but a little paint fixes that. The lady of the house finds the money Tom got and uses it to buy a cute ... See full summary »
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Tom sells Jerry to a local pet story that's buying white mice. Yes, Jerry's brown, but a little paint fixes that. The lady of the house finds the money Tom got and uses it to buy a cute white mouse. Jerry shows off acrobatics and dancing. Tom washes off Jerry's paint, but Jerry keeps finding new ways to become white before his owner can see him. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Die verkaufte Maus  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Follows Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse (1947) See more »

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Here's to the Girls
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Music by Roger Edens
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Amy Adams ?!

It's the average Tom and Jerry fun. I felt it could have had more to it, especially anything instead of that hasty laconic end which I didn't like. Being an average T & J movie at the moment was a sin I suppose. The main team, which made the glory days, was all alive, directors (Joseph Barbera), (William Hanna), musician (Scott Bradley), and being led by producer (Fred Quimby) himself. But sure not all the works of one group of artists had to be all classics.

Many thoughts come to my mind whenever I see the housewife of the old T & G's shorts, the one with the never-seen face. The thing is she always has very thin, and I mean very thin, waist. Not to mention her blown skirt, with the well-mannered language. Back then the figure of the woman had to be just one all along. While the opposite is exclusive for the black servant (nothing but fat and bitchy!). I believe that's why the word "mold" doesn't differ much from the word "mould" !

Anyway, did you hear the voice of her this time? Oh God. The surprise just hit me; it is (Amy Adams) !

True I knew later that it's the voice of actress (June Foray), who vocally played the lady along with numerous characters in old cartoons, but according to the striking similarity between the 2 voices you'll bet that (Adams) traveled in time to make it then returned. Here's something for the sci-fi mysteries writers to inspire !

If you skipped this one you wouldn't lose much. It's interesting only for that resemblance. Whether it's (Adams) or (Foray) that smooth tender tone is so sexy. It's something to enjoy, and remember this movie for.


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