The Milky Waif (1946) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

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The Milky Waif

The Milky Waif

The Milky Waif (1946) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series The Milky Waif

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  • Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • MGM
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Tom, Jerry, Nibbles.
  • Directed By William Hanna, Joseph Barbera.
  • Produced By Fred Quimby.
  • Animated By Michael Lah, Kenneth Muse, Ed Barge.
  • Music: Scott Bradley.
  • Originally Released on May 18, 1946.
  • Direct to Video Release.
  • Running Time: 7:24 minutes.
  • Production Number: MPAA #: 11359
  • Color
  • U.S.A

Cartoon Summary:

A small gray mouse arrives at Jerry's door in a nutshell with a note attached saying "Please take care of little Nibbles- he's always hungry! P.S.- Feed him lots of MILK." Fortunately, there's a saucer handy; unfortunately, it's Tom's. Nibbles keeps running over...  (more)

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The first appearance of Nibbles (later known as Tuffy). The scene where Jerry and Nibbles disguise themselves in blackface (using shoe polish) is cut from Cartoon Network and Boomerang prints. Jerry speaks in this cartoon (impersonating a woman...  (more)

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I'd have given this one a higher grade if it hadn't been edited to take out the "blackface" scene in the 40-cartoon DVD set issued by Warner Brothers. Anyway, Nibbles is so cute, and the finale of this one is amazing to watch. Still good,...  (read more)

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This is perhaps the "cream" of the series cuter entries--Jerry's constant stress in guarding little Nibbles is what holds the film together. (Actually, as the film progresses we find that Nibbles is no "innocent" infant himself!)read more)

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