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Mouse for Sale (1955)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 21 May 1955 (USA)
Tom sells Jerry to a local pet story that's buying white mice. Yes, Jerry's brown, but a little paint fixes that. The lady of the house finds the money Tom got and uses it to buy a cute ... See full summary »
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Daws Butler ... Man (voice) (uncredited)
June Foray ... Woman (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Tom sells Jerry to a local pet story that's buying white mice. Yes, Jerry's brown, but a little paint fixes that. The lady of the house finds the money Tom got and uses it to buy a cute white mouse. Jerry shows off acrobatics and dancing. Tom washes off Jerry's paint, but Jerry keeps finding new ways to become white before his owner can see him. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die verkaufte Maus 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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Trivia

The score for this cartoon was featured on the audio CD "Tom & Jerry & Tex Avery Too!". See more »

Connections

Follows Pup on a Picnic (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Here's to the Girls
(uncredited)
Music by Roger Edens
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Funny and really cute
14 June 2010 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

There was nothing I didn't like about Mouse for Sale. The story is well written and original, with Tom painting Jerry white to sell him for money starting off as the main basis of the story. Here we see Jerry dancing as well, he is a really good dancer and cute at it, and I will admit the ending surprised me. That's not all, the animation is beautiful, the music is lovely, the minimal dialogue is nice and relevant and the sight gags are clever and funny. Both Tom and Jerry are on top form here, and as well as being funny, this cartoon was also really pleasant to watch. Overall, another really delightful Tom and Jerry cartoon and one I recommend highly. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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