Puss Gets the Boot
Studio: MGM Release Date : February 10, 1940
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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)


Awards

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

Distributor(s)

MGM

Included in:

The Early Works of Hanna & Barbera

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).

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

Running Time: 9:11
Production No.: 42.
MPAA No.: 5472
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)