The Mouse Comes to Dinner
|The Mouse Comes to Dinner|
1952 theatrical reissue poster.
|Production company:||MGM Cartoons|
|Release date:||May 5, 1945|
|Music composed by:||Scott Bradley|
|Screenplay by:||William Hanna|
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The Mouse Comes to Dinner is the eighteenth animated theatrical short of the Tom and Jerry series. It was released on May 5, 1945 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was produced by Fred Quimby, and written and directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
Tom asks Toots out when he takes advantage of the prepared dinner made by his owner, and gets Jerry to act as a waiter.
Tom: Hey, What's cooking?
Toots: You are, stupid.
In order of appearance:
- Wolf pacifier
The music is composed by Scott Bradley.
It was originally released in theaters on May 5, 1945, then released on January 19, 1952.
Behind the scenes
- Tom and Jerry talk.
- Jerry is reminded of this short in another subsequent short Smitten Kitten.
- E.T. watches the scene where Tom's tail is set on fire in the 1982 film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.