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The Cat Above and the Mouse Below (1964)

Tom is an opera singer, trying to sing "Figaro"; Jerry lives under the stage, and Tom is disturbing his sleep. This, of course, means war.

Directors:

Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble (co-director)

Writers:

Michael Maltese (story), Chuck Jones (story)

Star:

Terence Monk
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Terence Monk Terence Monk ... Baritone (voice) (as Terence Monck)
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Storyline

Tom is an opera singer, trying to sing "Figaro"; Jerry lives under the stage, and Tom is disturbing his sleep. This, of course, means war.

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Certificate:

Approved

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

25 February 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tom der singende Kater See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Follows Landing Stripling (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Largo al Factorium
(uncredited)
(from "The Barber of Seville")
Music by Gioachino Rossini
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Tom is clearly a cat of parts!
4 October 2003 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

As is clear to those who follow the exploits of Tom and Jerry, they are both quite artistically gifted. Tom himself has played piano and bass and here sings opera. While I personally prefer his rendition of "Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't, My Baby?" (in Solid Serenade whilst playing the afore-mentioned bass), I freely admit that Tom is in fine voice here (that of Terrance Monck, to be precise) but Jerry still steals the cartoon. There is a sequence featuring a lemon in two sight gags that is absolutely priceless! Even those who aren't especially fond of opera will enjoy this take on the artform. Not "What's Opera, Doc?", but good enough in its own right. Well worth watching. Recommended.


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