7.8/10
834
13 user 1 critic

Salt Water Tabby (1947)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 12 July 1947 (USA)
It's a grand day at the beach for Tom and his girlfriend Toots - that is, until Jerry shows up (and, for a while, gets a rather vicious crab involved as well).
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Mammy Two-Shoes tells Tom and Butch that the cat who gets rid of the icebox-raiding, breadbox-invading mouse (Jerry) is the one who can stay.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Lillian Randolph
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Tom chases Jerry into a bottle of invisible ink, and Jerry then proceeds to have fun torturing Tom.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Kitty Foiled (1948)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Tom subjects Jerry to his usual harassment; but the cat finds a new enemy, and the mouse finds a new friend, in the canary of the house.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Cat Fishin' (1947)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Tom is a feline fisherman, Jerry is his live bait, and Spike is the bulldog guarding the lake.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Part Time Pal (1947)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Tom becomes Jerry's friend after falling into a barrel of cider while chasing him.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Harry Lang, Lillian Randolph
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Tom, Jerry, and Butch sign a peace treaty.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: William Hanna, Billy Bletcher
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Tom, sick of Jerry stealing the milk out of his bowl, poisons it. Instead of killing the mouse, the potion transforms him into a muscular beast.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Trap Happy (1946)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Tom calls the exterminators, but they send a cat, who despite his various tools, doesn't fare much better than Tom usually does.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Dick Nelson
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Jerry finds himself in charge of a foundling mouse called Nibbles, who is eager to steal milk from Tom's bowl and oblivious to the danger.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Lillian Randolph
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

It's spring, and Tom is much more interested in the female cat next door than in Jerry.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Frank Graham
Certificate: Passed Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Mammy Two-Shoes replaces Tom with a younger cat who is a lightning-quick mouser. Tom and Jerry form an alliance in order to get rid of this dangerous newcomer.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Lillian Randolph
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Tom's love song (Is You Is, or Is You Ain't My Baby) to his girlfriend Toots wakes up Jerry, so he unties Spike (Tom had tied him up).

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Billy Bletcher, Buck Woods
Edit

Storyline

Tom's day at the beach doesn't start out well. First he gets his swimsuit caught in the door of the beach house, and doesn't realize it until his intended dive in the ocean sends him snapping back and crashing through the door. He runs out and tries again. This time he is so determined to jump in the water that when he does so, he doesn't notice the tide is out and that he is swimming in the sand, which is filled with broken bottles, tin cans and other debris. Later, he tries to win over a beautiful girl on the beach, but, being the boor he is, he annoys her by drinking her soda pop, eating her hot dog and munching loudly as he lays his head in her lap. Suddenly, a tomato flies through the air and lands on his head. So does a banana peel. Tom looks for the culprit and finds him in the girl's picnic basket. Jerry is inside, eating what he wants and tossing out the rest. And thus begins another epic battle between the cat and mouse. Beach umbrellas, a bottle of soda pop, a rubber beach ... Written by J. Spurlin

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

soda | saltwater | beach | crab | mouse | See All (45) »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En rigtig vandgang See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

One of the crab's legs disappears for a frame or two, leaving only a disconnected claw lying in the sand. See more »

Connections

Followed by Little School Mouse (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

The Flying Dutchman Overture
(uncredited)
Music by Richard Wagner
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
simply wonderful
10 June 2006 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Wow, I love this short. This is about the best Tom and Jerry cartoon you can find, as it is absolutely tops in both quality of animation and laughs. In fact, I think that Tom and Jerry cartoons of the 40s are highly underrated and in many cases are superior to those of Warner Brothers--especially in regard to the quality of the animation.

Tom is at the beach trying to woo a cute lady cat. And, to help woo her, he brings along Jerry as his slave. Jerry is throttled again and again by Tom until finally Jerry escapes and decides to get revenge. And in this case revenge includes shoving an angry crab on Tom's tail, nearly drowning Tom and finally making the moves on Tom's girl. The film is nearly non-stop action and fun.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 13 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed