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Tom's Photo Finish (1957)

Tom has a chunk of the leftover chicken just before his owner George goes to look at the fridge. He threatens to take care of whichever animal did it. Tom frames Spike the dog, but Jerry ... See full summary »
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Daws Butler ... George / Spike (voice) (uncredited)
June Foray ... Joan (voice) (uncredited)
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Tom has a chunk of the leftover chicken just before his owner George goes to look at the fridge. He threatens to take care of whichever animal did it. Tom frames Spike the dog, but Jerry snaps a photo of him in the act, prints up dozens of copies, and then battles Tom to get George to see one of them. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ou Ele, Ou Eu? See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The score for this cartoon was featured on the audio CD "Tom & Jerry & Tex Avery Too!". See more »

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Followed by Duel Personality (1966) See more »

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Love That Pup
Written by Scott Bradley
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The animation is not the best, but one of the most original Tom and Jerry cartoons
31 January 2013 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Tom and Jerry has, still is and always will be one of my favourites. Tom's Photo Finish is not them at their absolute finest, but it is definitely one of their better cartoons made after Fred Quimby being in charge. The animation is sadly not particularly great, by all means it is much better than what was to come later on but it does feel rushed and flatly coloured in comparison to what was seen before. However, the music is lively and lushly orchestrated, always enhancing the action. Tom's Photo Finish is one of the most original cartoons of theirs in a way too, Tom is much cleverer than usual and it was interesting to see Jerry's home being more than one room. The gags are very funny and don't suffer from the predictability factor. The story is simple but very energetically paced while both characters are very likable and play off each other excellently.

All in all, there has been better animation quality in other Tom and Jerry cartoons but the energy and the originality of the ideas and gags more than makes up for things. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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