Tom and Jerry (theatrical shorts)

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The Tom and Jerry theatrical shorts were originally distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer from 1940 to 1967, animated by three production companies; the first was their own in-house, with William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, from 1940 and 1958, releasing 114; the second was Gene Deitch's Rembrandt Films from 1961 and 1962, releasing 13; and the third and last was Chuck Jones's Sib Tower 12 from 1963 and 1967, releasing 34. There was also a single one produced by Warner Bros. Animation and distributed Warner Bros. Pictures in 2005.

The popularity of the MGM shorts, involving the eternal battle of wits between the cat named Tom and the mouse named Jerry, led to the shorts being syndicated, and new-for-television series, which throughout the years have been produced by Hanna-Barbera, Filmation, and Warner Bros. Animation. There has also been a 1992 full-length theatrical film Tom and Jerry: The Movie, a 2021 animated/live-action film Tom and Jerry, and a series of direct-to-video films since 2001, beginning with Tom and Jerry: The Magic Ring.

There was also a short-lived Spike and Tyke spin-off series in 1957.

Production

Development

Closure of MGM Cartoons

Music

Shorts

MGM Cartoons

Title Number Release date
Puss Gets the Boot 1 February 10, 1940
The Midnight Snack 2 July 19, 1941
The Night Before Christmas 3 December 6, 1941
Fraidy Cat 4 January 16, 1942
Dog Trouble 5 April 18, 1942
Puss n' Toots 6 May 30, 1942
The Bowling Alley-Cat 7 July 18, 1942
Fine Feathered Friend 8 October 10, 1942
Sufferin' Cats! 9 January 16, 1943
The Lonesome Mouse 10 May 22, 1943
The Yankee Doodle Mouse 11 June 26, 1943
Baby Puss 12 December 25, 1943
The Zoot Cat 13 February 26, 1944
The Million Dollar Cat 14 May 6, 1944
The Bodyguard 15 July 22, 1944
Puttin' on the Dog 16 October 28, 1944
Mouse Trouble 17 November 23, 1944
The Mouse Comes to Dinner 18 May 5, 1945
Mouse in Manhattan 19 July 7, 1945
Tee for Two 20 July 21, 1945
Flirty Birdy 21 September 22, 1945
Quiet, Please! 22 December 22, 1945
Springtime for Thomas 23 March 30, 1946
The Milky Waif 24 May 18, 1946
Trap Happy 25 June 29, 1946
Solid Serenade 26 August 31, 1946
Cat Fishin' 27 February 22, 1947
Part Time Pal 28 March 15, 1947
The Cat Concerto 29 April 26, 1947
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse 30 June 14, 1947
Salt Water Tabby 31 July 12, 1947
A Mouse in the House 32 August 30, 1947
The Invisible Mouse 33 September 27, 1947
Kitty Foiled 34 June 1, 1948
The Truce Hurts 35 July 17, 1948
Old Rockin' Chair Tom 36 September 18, 1948
Professor Tom 37 October 30, 1948
Mouse Cleaning 38 December 11, 1948
Polka-Dot Puss 39 February 26, 1949
The Little Orphan 40 April 30, 1949
Hatch Up Your Troubles 41 May 14, 1949
Heavenly Puss 42 July 9, 1949
The Cat and the Mermouse 43 September 3, 1949
Love That Pup 44 October 1, 1949
Jerry's Diary 45 October 22, 1949
Tennis Chumps 46 December 10, 1949
Little Quacker 47 January 7, 1950
Saturday Evening Puss 48 January 14, 1950
Texas Tom 49 March 11, 1950
Jerry and the Lion 50 April 8, 1950
Safety Second 51 July 1, 1950
Tom and Jerry in the Hollywood Bowl 52 September 16, 1950
The Framed Cat 53 October 21, 1950
Cue Ball Cat 54 November 25, 1950
Casanova Cat 55 January 6, 1951
Jerry and the Goldfish 56 March 3, 1951
Jerry's Cousin 57 April 7, 1951
Sleepy-Time Tom 58 May 26, 1951
His Mouse Friday 59 July 6, 1951
Slicked-up Pup 60 September 8, 1951
Nit-Witty Kitty 61 October 6, 1951
Cat Napping 62 December 8, 1951
The Flying Cat 63 January 12, 1952
The Duck Doctor 64 February 16, 1952
The Two Mouseketeers 65 March 15, 1952
Smitten Kitten 66 April 12, 1952
Triplet Trouble 67 April 19, 1952
Little Runaway 68 June 14, 1952
Fit to Be Tied 69 July 26, 1952
Push-Button Kitty 70 September 6, 1952
Cruise Cat 71 October 18, 1952
The Dog House 72 November 29, 1952
The Missing Mouse 73 January 10, 1953
Jerry and Jumbo 74 February 21, 1953
Johann Mouse 75 March 21, 1953
That's My Pup! 76 April 25, 1953
Just Ducky 77 September 5, 1953
Two Little Indians 78 October 17, 1953
Life with Tom 79 November 21, 1953
Puppy Tale 80 January 23, 1954
Posse Cat 81 January 30, 1954
Hic-cup Pup 82 April 17, 1954
Little School Mouse 83 May 29, 1954
Baby Butch 84 August 14, 1954
Mice Follies 85 September 4, 1954
Neapolitan Mouse 86 October 2, 1954
Downhearted Duckling 87 November 13, 1954
Pet Peeve 88 November 20, 1954
Touché, Pussy Cat! 89 December 18, 1954
Southbound Duckling 90 March 12, 1955
Pup on a Picnic 91 April 30, 1955
Mouse for Sale 92 May 21, 1955
Designs on Jerry 93 September 2, 1955
Tom and Chérie 94 September 9, 1955
Smarty Cat 95 October 14, 1955
Pecos Pest 96 November 11, 1955
That's My Mommy 97 November 19, 1955
The Flying Sorceress 98 January 27, 1956
The Egg and Jerry 99 March 23, 1956
Busy Buddies 100 May 4, 1956
Muscle Beach Tom 101 September 7, 1956
Down Beat Bear 102 October 21, 1956
Blue Cat Blues 103 November 16, 1956
Barbecue Brawl 104 December 14, 1956
Tops with Pops 105 February 22, 1957
Timid Tabby 106 April 19, 1957
Feedin' the Kiddie 107 June 7, 1957
Mucho Mouse 108 September 6, 1957
Tom's Photo Finish 109 November 1, 1957
Happy Go Ducky 110 January 3, 1958
Royal Cat Nap 111 March 7, 1958
The Vanishing Duck 112 May 2, 1958
Robin Hoodwinked 113 June 6, 1958
Tot Watchers 114 August 1, 1958

Rembrandt Films

Title Number Release date
Switchin' Kitten 1 September 7, 1961
Down and Outing 2 October 4, 1961
It's Greek to Me-ow! 3 December 7, 1961
High Steaks 4 March 23, 1962
Mouse into Space 5 April 13, 1962
Landing Stripling 6 May 9, 1962
Calypso Cat 7 June 21, 1962
Dicky Moe 8 July 20, 1962
The Tom and Jerry Cartoon Kit 9 August 10, 1962
Tall in the Trap 10 September 14, 1962
Sorry Safari 11 October 12, 1962
Buddies Thicker Than Water 12 November 1, 1962
Carmen Get It! 13 December 21, 1962

Sib Tower 12

Title Number Release date
Pent-House Mouse 1 July 27, 1963
The Cat Above and the Mouse Below 2 February 25, 1964
Is There a Doctor in the Mouse? 3 March 24, 1964
Much Ado About Mousing 4 April 15, 1964
Snowbody Loves Me 5 May 12, 1964
The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse 6 December 8, 1964
Ah, Sweet Mouse-Story of Life 7 January 20, 1965
Tom-ic Energy 8 January 27, 1965
Bad Day at Cat Rock 9 February 10, 1965
The Brothers Carry-Mouse-Off 10 March 3, 1965
Haunted Mouse 11 March 24, 1965
I'm Just Wild About Jerry 12 April 7, 1965
Of Feline Bondage 13 May 19, 1965
The Year of the Mouse 14 June 9, 1965
The Cat's Me-Ouch 15 December 22, 1965
Duel Personality 16 January 20, 1966
Jerry, Jerry, Quite Contrary 17 February 17, 1966
Jerry-Go-Round 18 March 3, 1966
Love Me, Love My Mouse 19 April 28, 1966
Puss 'n' Boats 20 May 5, 1966
Filet Meow 21 June 30, 1966
Matinee Mouse 22 July 14, 1966
The A-Tom-Inable Snowman 23 August 4, 1966
Catty-Cornered 24 September 8, 1966
Cat and Dupli-cat 25 January 20, 1967
O-Solar-Meow 26 February 24, 1967
Guided Mouse-ille 27 March 10, 1967
Rock 'n' Rodent 28 April 7, 1967
Cannery Rodent 29 April 14, 1967
The Mouse from H.U.N.G.E.R. 30 April 21, 1967
Surf-Bored Cat 31 May 5, 1967
Shutter Bugged Cat 32 June 23, 1967
Advance and Be Mechanized 33 August 25, 1967
Purr-Chance to Dream 34 September 8, 1967

Warner Bros. Animation

Short Number Release date
The Karate Guard 1 September 26, 2005

Cast

See also

References