Everyone loves the Tom and Jerry movies
Tom and Jerry movies have been a part of most people’s childhood, bugs bunny; daffy duck, the Flintstones and the smurf’s have been around for well over a decade and still make an appearance on millions of television screens around the world. Though one particular cartoon for kids that stands out above is the Tom and Jerry movies; if you were growing up through the 70’s and 80’s you will be all too familiar with this comical cat and mouse duo. The plot is simple, Tom is a cat and Jerry is mouse and even though they are friends at heart they love nothing better than to torment each other; usually with Jerry coming out on top. No matter what mischief they get up to the comedic duo always end up settling things and becoming friends at the end, it’s the slap stick humor in between that gets us ll rolling on the floor with laughter.
A brief history of Tom and Jerry movies
Tom and Jerry movies originated from the artistic ability and story telling genius of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera back in 1940’s for the MGM studios; they continued to write and direct the adventures of the cat and mouse duo up until 1957. William and Joseph made a total of 114 episodes, before the job was taken over by Gene Distch a visiting creative director from the Czech Republic who had a slightly more outwardly creative style probably influenced by the popular culture of the 1960’s. Genes talent was considered a little eccentric for kids cartoons, so he was replaced by the now well known Chuck Jones.
In all of the time that this great cartoon for kids has been on the air or shown in the movie theaters it has won total of 7 Oscars for best animated shorts. Unfortunately William Hannah has passed away, but a final Tom and Jerry movies was co-created by partner Joseph Barbara and aired in Los Angeles on September 27th, 2005 in an attempt to revive the Tom and Jerry cartoon series and in remembrance of its late creator.
Tom and Jerry movies – Everybody’s favorite
If you were still a kid back in the 70’s and early 80’s then you’ll probably have your own personal favorites in terms of episodes, though the days of having to wait around each day for the cartoons to switch on are over. Simply stroll down to your local store and order a Tom and Jerry DVD, or alternatively go online and have it shipped to your front door. If you’re nostalgic for the lat great episodes then there are several Tom and Jerry collection dvd sets packed with the timeless classics; one of the most recommended sets is the Tom and Jerry whiskers away full 10 episodes version.
This excellent Tom and Jerry DVD edition will transport you back to the 50’s when both of the original creators were working their magic on this great animation short. Our 2 heroes are at it again chasing each other through 10 different side splitting cartoon shorts that jumps from the decks of a cruise ship to the streets of medieval time France.
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