Mouse in Manhattan
|Mouse in Manhattan|
|Production company:||MGM Cartoons|
|Release date:||July 7, 1945|
|Starring:||Harry E. Lang|
|Music composed by:||Scott Bradley|
|Screenplay by:||William Hanna|
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Mouse in Manhattan is the nineteenth animated theatrical short of the Tom and Jerry series. It was released on July 7, 1945 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was produced by Fred Quimby, and written and directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
Jerry gets tired of living in the country and sets off in the hustle and bustle of Manhattan, intending to leave Tom behind seemingly forever.
In order of appearance:
- Rural residence
- New York
The music is composed by Scott Bradley.
It was originally released in theaters on July 7, 1945, then released on December 6, 1952.
Behind the scenes
- The house Tom lives in outside New York, has "RFD" on the mailbox, which stands for Rural Free Delivery.
- The "fourth wall" is broken when there is an advertisement for a Tom and Jerry cartoon in Times Square.
- This is the first time Tom and Jerry don't fight for the entire length of a short, although Jerry does get some danger from a random alley cat.