Relive the animation heydays with Tom and Jerry movies
Are You a Fan Of The Tom and Jerry Movies ?
Do you own more than 20 different Tom and Jerry DVD box sets? If you do you’re not alone, this wonderful cat and mouse duo has captured the hearts of millions of people around the world. In fact there is probably not a single country that has access to televisions that doesn’t air Tom and Jerry in their own language; it has become one of the most popular kids cartoon movies of all time. If you haven’t heard of these two characters they are simply a house cat named Tom and a house mouse called Jerry, Tom has a taste for small mice and Jerry has an evil streak under his shy outer shell.
No One Really Knows Whey Tom and Jerry Movies Is So Well Received
But it could be to do with the easily understandable slapstick humor that they use through out; anyone can understand what is going on. The show is one of the longest running cartoons ever to be made and has been on air since 1940; during the IRA bombings in London the main TV station had to close down transmission and evacuate its employees from the building, it was decided that Tom and Jerry should be played during this down time. This was so successful at raising people’s spirits that every time the TV station went down Tom and Jerry movies was always put on in place of regular programs.
The Tom and Jerry movies were started by William Hanna and Joseph Barbara a creative force who also went on to develop well known animations like the Flintstones, the Jetsons, Yogi bear and Huckle Berry hound. Many people don’t realize that 2 more creative directors followed on from William and Joseph, in 1960 after some time being shut down the MGM studios hired a Czech director with a very eccentric idea for the Tom and Jerry cartoon. Unfortunately his ideas were far too out there for the studio and he was replaced by the infamous Chuck Jones.
If you want to relive your younger years and settle down to some of your favorite episodes of these zany characters there are lots of Tom and Jerry collection sets to choose from, a simple search online and you’ll be able to order several from the comfort of your own home. In fact each of the 3 directors brought their own special feel to the series and everyone has their favorite; there are special Tom and Jerry spotlight collection sets that contain only those series by the director of your choice. For example of you grew up through the 60’s chances are you watched many of Chuck Jones episodes; there is a box set containing all of his best episodes.
If you’re a Tom and Jerry enthusiast and have children of your own you might want to introduce them to the types of cartoons you grew up with. Animation has changed a lot since your day so they might not fully appreciated the work that went into creating the older episodes, so why not go for a Tom and Jerry collection special. You’ll find several Tom and Jerry movies DVD sets that combine the older cartoon series all the way up to now so your children can choose which ones they prefer.
Alternatively the feature length Tom and Jerry movies have won a total of 7 Oscar awards and are quite different from the television shorts. A DVD of one of the latest films from this lovable duo would make the ideal birthday gift for your child or one of their friends.
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