Switchin' Kitten (1961) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

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Switchin' Kitten (1961) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series Switchin' Kitten

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  • Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Rembrandt Films
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Tom, Jerry, Cat, Dog, Mad Scientist, Elephant, Rooster.
  • Directed By Gene Deitch.
  • Produced By William L. Snyder.
  • Animated By Lu Guarnier, Gary Mooney.
  • Originally Released in Sep 7, 1961 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 8:40 minutes.
  • Production Number: 400
  • Metrocolor
  • Czechoslovakia  Czechoslovakia / U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

In an eerie castle, Jerry is a mad scientist's assistant and Tom is his unwilling subject. When a stray cat is changed into a dog and the dog into a cat, it's only the beginning of role reversal problems...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

The first Tom and Jerry cartoon directed by Gene Deitch.

Towards the end of this cartoon, Jerry does a imitation of the MGM lion when he comes out his mouse hole to drive Tom crazy out of the castle.

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This is without a doubt the crummiest cartoon I've seen since Van Beuren's KRAZY KAT. The storyline is flimsy, the jokes are poor and the soundtrack is barely audible. Throughout the cartoon is nothing but sound effects and loud echoes. I have...  (read more)

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This was my favorite of this series, because I love Halloween and haunted castles, and was touched by the affection the dog-cat has for Jerry. I truly have never been able to forget the background music in their friendship scenes. It's a darling little...  (read more)

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