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Quiet Please! (1945)

The bulldog wants to take a nap. Tom wants to chase Jerry around the house. Naps and noise don't mix, and so the bulldog threatens Tom to keep quiet or else.
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Billy Bletcher ... Spike (voice) (uncredited)
William Hanna ... Tom (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

The family dog warns Tom not to make any noise so he can take a nap. Jerry hears this and immediately devises plans to ensure that the dog's nap will be interrupted (breaking plates, playing musical instruments, etc.). One of the few cartoons in the Tom and Jerry series in which one of the main characters speaks. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fique Quietinho! See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This short was shown on VHS before National Velvet (1944). See more »

Quotes

Tom: [reading under his breath] "To Tom: My favorite cat I leave my sole earthly posession..."
[out loud]
Tom: One custard pie? Let me have it!
[Jerry lets him have it all right]
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Connections

Followed by The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Sorry I Made You Cry
Music by N.J. Clesi
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Keep it down!
31 December 2006 | by CuriosityKilledShawnSee all my reviews

Spike is stressed out and in need of a good sleep. Which is kind of hard to do when Tom is chasing Jerry, blasting at him with a shotgun and trampling over poor Spike. Threatened with silence or death, Tom backs off, but has to deal with Jerry running around deliberately making noise.

This short won an Academy Award back in 1945, but I wouldn't really say that's THAT funny. For a T&J cartoon it's pretty much in the middle. Yes, there are laughs but not Oscar material laughs and it's not too inventive. There is actually some dialogue too, further proving the awful 1992 movie wrong, but no one is credited for providing the voices.


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