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Tom and Jerry in the Hollywood Bowl (1950)

Tom is conducting a symphony at the Hollywood Bowl when Jerry comes out to "help" him.
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Tom is conducting a symphony at the Hollywood Bowl when Jerry comes out to "help" him.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hollywood Bowl Cat See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (original release)| Perspecta Stereo (Westrex Recording System) (re-release)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of the very few times composer Scott Bradley used the full MGM Orchestra for the soundtrack, since the subject demanded it. He typically scored the MGM cartoons for a 20-piece ensemble, claiming "You don't need more than 20 players for cartoon music." See more »

Connections

Followed by Push-Button Kitty (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Die Fledermaus
(uncredited)
Written by Johann Strauss
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If Johann Strauss II were alive to see this, I think he would be proud!

After seeing The Cat Concerto and loving it, I saw Tom and Jerry in the Hollywood Bowl. This time Tom conducts the Die Flerdermaus Overture by Johann Strauss II(who also wrote On the Beautiful Blue Danube and Tales from the Vienna Woods), and once again Jerry is attracted to the music. The concept is simple but very effective, and the animation is truly excellent. I don't really need to explain how good the music is here, other than to say it is outstanding, you should see the whole operetta, it is really something, really cheered me up after a hard day it did. The sight gags are really original and extremely funny, with the ending a definite standout. And Tom and Jerry are both stellar here, you feel sorry for Tom at the end though. Overall, hugely enjoyable, a must see, and I do think "The Waltz King" would be proud! 10/10 Bethany Cox


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