animated cartoon The Cat Concerto © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
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The Cat Concerto

Pianist Tom is performing the 2nd Hungarian Rhapsody, waking up Jerry, who is sleeping in the piano. The mouse enjoys the music, at least until Tom flicks him off the piano. How the mouse and cat battle each other all without missing a single beat of the piece.

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“Cat Concerto” is definitely my favorite of the "Tom and Jerry" shorts. All around beautiful, funny, and entertaining. Tom for some reason or another is a pianist, no less a...
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(Erich Von Daniken voice) "There are many unsolved mysteries. The Plains of Nazca, Mayan carvings of ancient astronauts - but perhaps above all else, the mystery which defies all...
Created by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Language: no dialogue
Country of Origin: USA
Directed by: Joseph Barbera and William Hanna
Produced by: Fred Quimby

animated cartoon The Cat Concerto © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)There is a immense similarity between this short and that of Rhapsody Rabbit, both where released in the same year and have the exact base setup, a pianist plays Franz Liszt’s 2nd Hungarian Rhapsody and get increasingly annoyed at the antics of a mouse. Neither MGM or Warner Bros. has ever admitted to any wrong doing or copyright infringement.

The Cat Concerto won the 1946 Academy Award for best short Subject/Cartoon.

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