Tom and Jerry is an American animated series of short films created in 1940 by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. It centers on a rivalry between its two title characters, Tom, a cat, and Jerry, a mouse, and many recurring characters, based around slapstick comedy.
In its original run, Hanna and Barbera produced 114 Tom and Jerry shorts for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer from 1940 to 1958. During this time, they won seven Academy Awards for Animated Short Film, tying for first place with Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies with the most awards in the category. After the MGM cartoon studio closed in 1957, MGM revived the series with Gene Deitch directing an additional 13 Tom and Jerry shorts for Rembrandt Films from 1961 to 1962. Tom and Jerry then became the highest-grossing animated short film series of that time, overtaking Looney Tunes. Chuck Jones then produced another 34 shorts with Sib Tower 12 Productions between 1963 and 1967. Three more shorts were produced, The Mansion Cat in 2001, The Karate Guard in 2005, and A Fundraising Adventurein 2014, making a total of 164 shorts. Various shorts have been released for home media since the 1990s.
A number of spin-offs have been made, including the television series The Tom and Jerry Show (1975), The Tom and Jerry Comedy Show (1980–82), Tom and Jerry Kids (1990–93), Tom and Jerry Tales (2006–08), and The Tom and Jerry Show (2014–present). The first feature-length film based on the series, Tom and Jerry: The Movie, was released in 1992, and 13 direct-to-video films have been produced since 2002.
Tom and Jerry, 1 Episode - Puss Gets the Boot (1940)
The short three-minute fragment from series is the first animated short subject in the Tom and Jerry series. The first cartoon in the cartoon series Tom and Jerry. Tom and Jerry had originally been are named Jasper and Jinx, but later viewers chose other names for the famous duo - Tom and Jerry. Release Date: February 10, 1940. The series was among the candidates for the award "Oscar" in the nomination "Best animated short film" 13 ceremony of presenting this award. This has opened up a series of 7 wins and 13 nominations "Oscar" for various cartoons series Tom and Jerry. Interesting facts: Jasper (Tom next) in this series appears as quite an ordinary cat, without human traits: he moves on all fours, publishes the usual cat's meow, etc. Moreover, in the first few episodes of his uncharacteristic bit different from the traditional series appearance. June Foray redubbed Mammy Two Shoes to show on the channel Cartoon Network. Catherine Tate, Freema Agyeman redubbed Mammy Two Shoes to show on the channel BBC One.