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Baby Puss (1943)

Tom is dressed up and treated like a baby by the little girl of the house, and he hates it aside from the bottle of milk, that is. Jerry brings in some alley cats, who tease Tom.
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Sara Berner ... Jerry / Little Girl (voice) (uncredited)
William Hanna ... Tom (voice) (uncredited)
The King's Men The King's Men ... Singing Chorus (uncredited)
Harry Lang Harry Lang ... Butch / Meathead (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Mather Jack Mather ... Topsy (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Poor Tom! Not only does his young owner insist on dressing him like a baby, but he also has to bear the humiliation of being spotted by his cat friends. And Jerry can't believe his good fortune when he spies his foe in diapers and a bib. Written by Mike Konczewski

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bébé Tom et les copains See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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"Mama Yo Quiero" was a popular Carmen Miranda song in 1943 when this episode was produced. See more »

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Followed by Of Feline Bondage (1965) See more »

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Mama, Yo Quiero
(uncredited)
Written by Jararaca and Vicente Paiva
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Tom the Baby
19 September 2010 | by ja_kitty_71See all my reviews

This short is one of my favorite Tom & Jerry shorts from 1943. In this short, Tom was forced to play "baby" for the little girl of the house and he did not like it one bit! except for the milk from the bottle. Then when the child left the room, Jerry peeks from behind a doll house and sees Tom, who is enjoying the bottle (for the milk) and mocks him by playing "Rock-a-Bye Baby" on the turntable and pretends to be a baby himself - I love that part. Tom is furious and chases Jerry into the doll-house. Just when it seems that Tom has Jerry cornered, Nancy returns and scolds Tom again. Tucking Tom back in bed, Nancy threatens to feed him castor oil if he gets out again.

Jerry emerges from the doll house and runs to the window to get the attention of Meathead (from the short Sufferin' Cats! ), Butch and Topsy, Tom's three alley cat friends who are outside. When the trio see Tom, they begin to make fun of him. When Tom confronts the other cats, they continue to tease and humiliate him...poor Tom. Overall, I love this cartoon.


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