Baby Puss (theatrical short)

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Baby Puss
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Theatrical poster.
Production company: MGM Cartoons
Distributor: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date: December 25, 1943
Run time: 8:01
Starring: William Hanna
Sara Berner
Harry E. Lang
Jack Mather
Producer(s): Fred Quimby
Music composed by: Scott Bradley
Screenplay by: William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Director(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
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Baby Puss is the twelfth animated theatrical short of the Tom and Jerry series. It was released on December 25, 1943 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was produced by Fred Quimby, and written and directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.

Thanks to Jerry, Tom gets teased by some alley cats after a girl dresses him up as her baby.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes

Characters

Legend
Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Girl Sara Berner
Tom Cat William Hanna
Jerry Mouse Sara Berner
Butch Harry E. Lang
Meathead Harry E. Lang
Topsy Jack Mather (singing voice)
Harry E. Lang


Locations

Objects

  • Cot
  • Doll house
  • Castor oil

Vehicles

  • None

Production

1950 reissue poster.

Development

Music

The music is composed by Scott Bradley.

Release

It was originally released in theaters on December 25, 1943, then released on July 29, 1950.

Behind the scenes

  • It's only implied that the house is presumably the one Mammy Two-Shoes lives in since she is most certainly only the maid, while the girl is likely intended as the daughter of Mammy Two-Shoes's employers.
  • While this is the first appearance of Butch in a Tom and Jerry cartoon, he had previously appeared in MGM's non-Tom and Jerry short, The Alley Cat.

Errors

Home availability

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