The Night Before Christmas (1941) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series

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The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas (1941) - Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon Series The Night Before Christmas

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  • Tom and Jerry Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • MGM
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Tom, Jerry.
  • Directed By William Hanna, Joseph Barbera.
  • Produced By Fred Quimby.
  • Animated By George Gordon, Irven Spence, Jack Zander, Cecil Surry, Bill Littlejohn.
  • Awards: Oscar Statuette  Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1942.
  • Music: Scott Bradley.
  • Originally Released on December 06, 1941.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 8:47 minutes.
  • Production Number: MPAA: # 07739
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

On a cold winter's eve, Jerry manages to sneak into a warm house and frolic among the wrapped Christmas presents until Tom spies an intruder and the fun begins. The film continues with Tom's usual pursuit of Jerry, this time under the Christmas tree. Jerry gives...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

This cartoon marks the first appearance of composer Scott Bradley's Tom and Jerry theme music. He also composed the music for "Puss Gets The Boot" and "The Midnight Snack"- which were released before "The Night...  (more)

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I know it's sloppy, but it's a Christmas film for crying out loud! The art work is brilliant (especially Jerry's reflection in the tree baubles) and the mice on a stick, just great.
Maybe not as violent as some (!), but a great cartoon...  (read more)

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