The Truce Hurts
Studio: MGM Release Date : July 17, 1948 Series: Tom and Jerry (II)
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Tom, Jerry and Spike the Bulldog decide to call a truce and sign a peace treaty ... a treaty that lasts until they find a steak that they have to share.


Tom (II)
Spike, the Bulldog
(Voice: Billy Bletcher)
Jerry (II)



William "Bill" Hanna
Joseph "Joe" Barbera


Kenneth "Ken" Muse
Ed Barge
Ray Patterson
Irvin "Irv" Spence


Scott Bradley


Fred Quimby

Music Sources

Freed, Arthur and Nacio Herb Brown : "Sing Before Breakfast "
Arlen,Harry and E.Y. Harburg : "We're Off to See the Wizard "



Clips Used In:

Matinee Mouse

Cut Scenes

  • A scene where Tom, Jerry and Spike are hit with mud, turning them into blackface caricatures, is censored from most TV prints.

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

The Art of Tom & Jerry


United States

Tom and Jerry - Golden Collection - Volume 1
Tom and Jerry Spotlight Collection

BluRay Disc

United States

Tom and Jerry - Golden Collection - Volume 1 (BluRay)

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:58
Production No.: 173
MPAA No.: 12503
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: Western Electric Sound System
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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