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Life with Tom (1953)

Mail call. Nothing for Tom, but at Jerry's box, Tom finds a package; inside is a book, "Life with Tom" by Jerry Mouse. As Tom flips to chapters and hears, first a radio audience, then a ... See full summary »
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Mail call. Nothing for Tom, but at Jerry's box, Tom finds a package; inside is a book, "Life with Tom" by Jerry Mouse. As Tom flips to chapters and hears, first a radio audience, then a group of alley cats, then Spike and Tyke, all laughing over the book, we see the clips from earlier shows that everyone is laughing at (the clip from _Little Orphan, The (1949)_ has the original animation of Tom being set on fire, but is cut before the blackface images). Tom gets more and more irate about being the butt of everyone's jokes, and confronts Jerry, clobbering him with the book, when Jerry shows Tom the rest of his mail. The royalty checks have come in, and Jerry has split his $50,000 royalty with Tom. Suddenly, with $25,000 in his pocket, Tom is able to find the book funny. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mein Leben mit Tom See more »

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Trivia

Nibbles is now Jerry's nephew, seen in chapter 11 of the book. Originally he was just a mouse from an orphanage. See more »

Goofs

When Tom opens the book "Life with Tom" to a random page, there's a typo in the very first line. The word wasn't is misspelled as "was'nt". See more »

Connections

Follows The Yankee Doodle Mouse (1943) See more »

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Love That Pup
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Written by Scott Bradley
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Life With Tom= Funny
14 March 2002 | by Cwerner88See all my reviews

I LOVE this. I have seen it sooo many times. Tom finds a book in Jerry's mailbox and it is all about the times Tom and Jerry have spent together. Well, the times that make fun of Tom. It is very funny and it is a classic with and ending that will surprise you. I give it an A.

Chris


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