The Cat ConcertoThe Cat Concerto (1947) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
- Cartoon Characters: Tom, Jerry.
- Directed By William Hanna, Joseph Barbera.
- Produced By Frederick Quimby.
- Animated By Kenneth Muse, Ed Barge, Irv Spence.
- Awards: Academy Award Winner, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1947, Nominee, BAFTA Film Award, Special Award, 1949.
- Music: Scott Bradley, Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt.
- Originally Released on April 26, 1947.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 7:49 minutes.
Tom is an acknowledged master pianist primed to give his greatest performance of Liszt's Second Hungarian Rhapsody. As he prepares and finally settles down, ready to play, Jerry is determined to disrupt Tom's concert. Jerry pulls on the strings inside the piano,... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
Tom's expert piano playing was based on the animators studying the fingers of great cartoon composer Scott Bradley playing Franz Liszt's "Hungarian Rhapsody #2." Although the pianist who actually recorded the music is uncredited, it has been surmised... (more)
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