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Blue Cat Blues (1956)

As Tom prepares to commit suicide, Jerry recounts the cat's hopeless lover's pursuit of the opportunistic lady that led to this.

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Paul Frees
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Paul Frees ... (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Jerry narrates in voiceover: Tom has fallen hard for the cat next door, and competes with rich cat Butch for her affections. But Butch outspends Tom to a ludicrous level at every turn. Tom goes downhill after that, until we see him contemplating suicide. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dreimal armer schwarzer Kater See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)| Mono (RCA Sound Recording)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Although thought to be the final short , this is simply not the case. Prime examples would be "Tot Watchers", the actual final short, was released in 58 and "Timid Tabby", was released in 1957. In a nutshell, many shorts were released after this one. See more »

Goofs

Butch's car is shorter when he and the lady cat drive by with the "Just Married" sign than when he drove up and over Tom's bucket earlier. See more »

Connections

Follows The Egg and Jerry (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Frankie and Johnny
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Music by Bert Leighton
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the un-Tom and Jerry oddity
4 June 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

A VERY un-Tom and Jerry short. Jerry narrates this tale that revolves around Tom the cat falling in love and losing her to his rival, Butch. Tom is best friends with Jerry here which irked me a bit. The cartoon is also presented in Cinemascope. Overall I found this Tom and Jerry cartoon sad and depressing. The should have just put "Puss gets the boot" on the DVD instead and I would've been happy. This experimental animated short can be found on disc 2 of Warner Brother's 2-DVD Spotlight Collection set. It's the last one on the set and I'm hoping that Warner Brothers chooses to release a second Volume soon.

My Grade: C-


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