Jerry's mouse hole connects two buildings, with Tom and another cat. Jerry decides the best survival is pitting the cats against each other, without their knowledge.

Director:

Writer:

(story) (as John Dunn)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Filet Meow (1966)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Perhaps because he's grown weary of chasing Jerry, Tom sets his sights on the house's goldfish. But the female goldfish is a friend of Jerry's, and the little mouse has a crush on her. When... See full summary »

Director: Abe Levitow
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Tom chases Jerry into a fish cannery; they get sealed into cans. Tom breaks out, but falls off a pier as the cans roll under him. A shark chases him out of the water; Tom drops an anchor on... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Tom is on the canals of Venice, singing opera. He ends up on a cruise ship, where another cat tricks him out of Jerry (who Tom has just caught), then mirrors his every move. Eventually the ... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Stars: Mel Blanc, Dal McKennon, Terence Monk
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Tom chases Jerry around a pool hall. Jerry's fairy godmouse arrives, and Jerry tells the story; she gives him an invisibility potion. Jerry uses this to do some creative barbering on Tom, ... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Tom chases Jerry through city streets, gets run over by a streetcar (twice), and follows Jerry into a department store. In the toy department, they have some fun with radio-controlled cars ... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Stars: Mel Blanc, William Hanna
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Tom is wooing Toots; he presents her with a present - Jerry. But Toots would rather play mother to Jerry than eat him, much to Tom's annoyance.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Ben Washam
Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Tom chases Jerry through a variety of winter scenes.

Director: Abe Levitow
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Secret agent Jerry-akin has to steal a giant refrigerator full of cheese, guarded by the evil Tom Thrush with a vast array of diabolical gadgets and traps. Of course, Jerry has a few tricks of his own.

Director: Abe Levitow
Stars: Mel Blanc
O-Solar-Meow (1967)
Family | Sci-Fi | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A supply satellite arrives at the space station where Tom (despite his high-tech gadgets) is having no better luck than usual at catching Jerry before he gets the cheese.

Director: Abe Levitow
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jerry keeps sleepwalking and doing violence to Tom. He realizes this and tries to keep awake, but fails. He catches himself a couple more times just as he's about to do serious damage, but ... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Tom's fishing, but his bait is cheese, and his quarry an unusually gullible Jerry on a boat across the harbor. Jerry gets reeled in, but that's only the start, particularly once Jerry hides... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Jerry orders a vicious dog from a catalog, but when it arrives, it's even smaller than Jerry. However, despite its size, it launches an impressive attack on Tom.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Tom / Jerry (voice)
...
Various (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Jerry lives in a wall separating a duplex. The mouse holes on both sides of the wall allow him to visit either living area, but they also leave him vulnerable to the two cats who live opposite each other. Luckily for Jerry, neither Tom nor his orange counterpart know of the other's existence. That gives him the opportunity to pit one against the other without the cats even knowing. Jerry tricks Tom into reaching into his hole with a flyswatter; and, as the wily mouse planned it, Tom hits the orange cat with great force. The fly-swatted feline, imagining a muscle-bound mouse, throws his fist through the hole and socks Tom across the room. Poor Tom imagines his longtime enemy to be an even more muscle-bound rodent. The fighting continues with a spear gun, a cannon, a stick of dynamite and a pair of grenades, each cat doing all the damage to his feline confrère rather than the intended target. Written by J. Spurlin

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

cat | mouse | wall | spear gun | grenade | See All (44) »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 September 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cornered Cat  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

| (Metrocolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows His Mouse Friday (1951) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Limp stuff, another potboiler
9 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being released immediately after "Cat & Dupli-Cat," this film immediately strikes one as a very lame rewrite: the second cat character's supposed to provide extra character interest (& hopefully, even upstage the two "stars" here, whom Jones never really got the hang of). But whereas in the first film the orange cat handily took the honors, this film's yellow cat has no such redeeming trait. He's rather insipid looking, and it's perhaps just as well little time was spent with him; this is largely due to the directorship (Jones handed direction to longtime Warner unit animator Abe Levitow for this one). There's very little to offset the fact this is yet another "potboiler" Jones apparently felt obliged to churn out for the new studio he was assigned to (and "potboiler" is a fatal attitude to take in the case of a once-classic cartoon series). And yet, Levitow shows a better grasp of the two star characters than Jones did in his film....so the former MUST be doing something right.


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

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?