Calypso Cat (1962) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

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Calypso Cat (1962) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series Calypso Cat

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  • Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Rembrandt Films
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Tom, Jerry, Persian Kitten, Calypso Musician Cat.
  • Directed By Gene Deitch.
  • Produced By William L. Snyder.
  • Animated By Vaclav Bedrich.
  • Music: Steven Konichek.
  • Originally Released in June of 1962 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:59 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • Czechoslovakia  Czechoslovakia / U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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Tom falls for a white Persian kitten whom he and Jerry join for a cruise aboard a luxury liner, the "Caribbean Queen." But Tom's ideas of island romance are ruined when the Persian kitten scornfully leaves him for a feline...  (more)

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This is probably the ONLY non-HB Tom & Jerry that I can watch repeatedly. Lord knows that jerky animation's a minus, but the music soundtrack to this one (originally composed, I believe) gives it an appeal the other Deitch efforts don't have:...  (read more)

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One of the better Gene Deitch cartoons. Nice music-- the music in this series as a whole really has a way of getting under my skin and never letting me forget it. And mercifully, they've toned down the pathos. Overall I think they do a much better job...  (read more)

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