Puss Gets the Boot
Studio: MGM Release Date : February 10, 1940 Series: Tom and Jerry (II)
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Synopsis

In the first matching of Tom and Jerry, Tom is challenged with not breaking anything in the house or get booted out. Jerry, of course, takes up the challenge for him.

Characters

Tom (II)
Mammy Two-Shoes
(Voice: Lillian Randolph)
Jerry (II)

Distributor(s)

MGM

Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Animated Short Film

Milestones

  • First appearence of Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse.
  • First Tom and Jerry cartoon (although The Midnight Snack would be the first in the named Tom and Jerry series).

Trivia

  • Tom and Jerry's original names were Jasper and Jinx respectively (the latter not being mentioned in the short).

Video Information

VHS

United States

Tom & Jerry's 50th Birthday Classics

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

The Art of Tom & Jerry
Tom & Jerry Classics

DVD

United States

Tom and Jerry - Golden Collection - Volume 1
Tom and Jerry Spotlight Collection Volume 2
15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Cinema Favorites
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
Astaire & Rogers Collection Volume 2
Astaire & Rogers: The Complete Collection
TCM Greatest Classic Film Collection: Astaire & Rogers Volume Two

BluRay Disc

United States

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

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 5472
Production No.: 42.
Running time: 9:11
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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      Sources

      William "Bill" Hanna: Director
      • Verified by "Of Mice and Magic" by Leonard Maltin

      Joseph "Joe" Barbera: Director
      • Verified by "Of Mice and Magic" by Leonard Maltin

      Lillian Randolph: Voices
      • Unverified

      Pete Burness: Animator
      • Verified by DVD commentary

      George Gordon: Animator
      • Verified by DVD commentary

      Ray Abrams: Animator
      • Verified by DVD commentary

      Don Williams: Animator
      • Unverified

      Michael "Mike" Lah: Animator
      • Unverified

      Jack Zander: Animator
      • Unverified

      Joaquin Rodolfo "Rudy" Zamora: Animator
      • Unverified

      Anthony "Tony" Pabian: Animator
      • Unverified

      Carl Urbano: Animator
      • Unverified

      Robert Allen: Animator
      • Unverified

      Harvey Eisenberg: Layout
      • Verified by IMDb (not always reliable)

      Joseph "Joe" Barbera: Layout
      • Verified by IMDb (not always reliable)

      Robert Gentle: Backgrounds
      • Verified by IMDb (not always reliable)

      Robert Allen: Character Design
      • Verified by "Hollywood Cartoons" by Michael Barrier

      Scott Bradley: Music
      • Verified by DVD commentary

      Joseph Smith: Backgrounds
      • Verified by IMDb (not always reliable)

      Rudolph Ising: Director
      • Verified by IMDb (not always reliable)

      Gus Arriola: Story
      • Verified by IMDb (not always reliable)

      Joseph "Joe" Barbera: Story
      • Verified by IMDb (not always reliable)

      Lovell Norman: Animator
      • Verified by IMDb (not always reliable)