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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

The first cartoon where we hear Jerry speak throughout, but only in narration form. 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 Sufferin' Cats! (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

I've Got a Feelin' You're Foolin'
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Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
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The Experimental Tom & Jerry Cartoon
9 January 2003 | by TheMan3051See all my reviews

Shortly after Hanna-Barbera had taken over as producers for Fred Quimpy, they were allowed to experiment more with Tom & Jerry. One of the results is "Blue Cat Blues." In this short Jerry narrates Tom's struggles to win over the love of the cat next door. Who also has a thing for Butch! Even though this is the darkest and less humorous of the Tom & Jerry cartoons, I praise it for it's lovely style of direction.

4(****)out of 4(****)stars


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