Dicky Moe (1962) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

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Dicky Moe

Dicky Moe (1962) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series Dicky Moe

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  • Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Rembrandt Films
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Tom, Jerry, Sea Captain, Dicky Moe.
  • Voice Actors: Allen Swift.
  • Directed By Gene Deitch.
  • Produced By William L. Snyder.
  • Animated By Vaclav Bedrich.
  • Music: Steven Konichek.
  • Originally Released in Jul, 1962 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:05 minutes.
  • Production Number: 408
  • TechniColor
  • Czechoslovakia  Czechoslovakia / U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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In a twist on the classic "Moby Dick," Tom is press-ganged aboard the ship of a mad, one-legged sea captain obsessed with the whale Dicky Moe. Made to scrub the decks aboard the "Kumquat," Tom gets unhelpful assistance from Jerry, who substitutes tar for water....  (more)

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I actually loved this T&J short. I remember it fondly. I thought it was one of the best of the Gene era. Very creative story. Yes, it is a bit mean spirited, dark & kind of a cruel ending, but so were most of the...  (read more)

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Disturbing. Heavily-inked, greyish backgrounds give this short a dismal, almost decadent feel -- as though inspired by H. P. Lovecraft's "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" or something. Subdued music score punctuated by an overly-loud, discordant...  (read more)

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Absolutely ROCK BOTTOM T@J is reminiscent of the last work of Laurel and Hardy (Atoll K) or Abbott and Costello (Dance with Me, Henry) as the animation team exerts zero effort in script or design as they bury a once proud franchise. Undoubtedly the worst...  (read more)

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