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Professor Tom (1948)

Tom, complete with mortarboard, is teaching a kitten the basics: "cats chase mice." But Jerry keeps subverting this lesson at every opportunity, adding his own phrases, like "cats and mice ... See full summary »
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Tom, complete with mortarboard, is teaching a kitten the basics: "cats chase mice." But Jerry keeps subverting this lesson at every opportunity, adding his own phrases, like "cats and mice are chums." Eventually, Jerry gets Tom locked out of the house; he runs back in and gets slingshotted into the mailbox. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tom & Jerry 13 - Professori Tom See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Follows Kitty Foiled (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
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Traditional children's song
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Not as good as The Little School Mouse, but very cute and entertaining
23 June 2010 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

If I had a minor quibble it is that Professor Tom starts off slow, but it is still very cute and entertaining with an interesting story which reads like a reversal of what happened in The Little School Mouse. The animation is very nice and colourful as pretty much always, the music is rousing, the sight gags are clever and inventive, the characters are funny and cute especially the little cat and it ends surprisingly and in a good way.

Overall, Professor Tom is not the best of the Tom and Jerry cartoons, but it is still very entertaining and works excellently on re watches. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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