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The Flying Sorceress (1956)

After Tom's mistress orders him to clean up the mess he made while chasing Jerry, Tom spies an ad for a cat needed as companion to an old lady. Tom leaves this inhospitable atmosphere for a... See full summary »

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June Foray
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
June Foray ... Tom's Mistress / Witch (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

After Tom's mistress orders him to clean up the mess he made while chasing Jerry, Tom spies an ad for a cat needed as companion to an old lady. Tom leaves this inhospitable atmosphere for a better life...only he discovers the old lady turns out to be a witch. After a harrowing experience on a flying broom with the witch, Tom decides to use the broom to his advantage to fly back to his old home and give Jerry trouble. Tom returns to find the witch did not appreciate Tom borrowing her broom and punishes him. Written by Matt Yorston <georgey@atcon.com>

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Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In einer anderen Nacht See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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When Tom knocks on the witch's door, he is holding a newspaper. When he enters her house he no longer has the paper. See more »

Connections

Followed by Advance and Be Mechanized (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Love That Pup
(uncredited)
Written by Scott Bradley
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Extremely Fast-Moving 'Toon
13 February 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

Tom sees an advertisement in the newspaper that reads, "Intelligent cat to act as traveling companion for elderly lady. Apply in person at 13 Sunnydale Road." Well, since his owner has been on his case today after Tom broke some china, he sets off for greener pastures.

However, at the address is a haunted-type house that looks just like "The Munsters" home. When he gets inside, a witch with a broom meets him, scaring Tom out of his wits. Off they go for a test run (for him) on her broom, zooming all over the place. Tom, although petrified, passes the test. Later, he decides to go for a joyride on the broom, and winds up scaring Jerry, who was resting at home. Once inside the house, the broom does a lot of funny things on its own, tormenting the mouse. When Tom gets back, the witch is not happy and Tom is in more trouble.

There is a surprise ending, which I won't mention, but overall this was one of the fastest-moving Tom & Jerry animated shorts I've ever seen. It seemed like it was over moments after it started which means it was very entertaining.


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