Tom and Jerry, 36 Episode - Old Rockin' Chair Tom (1948)
The short three-minute fragment from series is a 1948 American one-reel animated cartoon and is the 36th Tom and Jerry short directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera and produced by Fred Quimby. It was animated by Ed Barge, Kenneth Muse, Ray Patterson and Irven Spence and was released to theaters on September 18, 1948. This cartoon has the longest Mammy Two Shoes on screen appearance. It even features the first appearance of Lightning in a theatrical release of a Tom and Jerry cartoon.Interesting facts:The trick with false a fight on the street is borrowed from series "The Lonesome Mouse".In the scene where Tom and Jerry fight simulate, sounds Overture to Opera "The Wilhelm Tell."The scene where Lightning dressed Tom as poor old uncle Tom was removed. In some versions, Mammy Two Shoes' line of "Take good care of poor old Uncle Tom" was changed to "Take good care of poor old Tom". Tom and Jerry Golden Collection Volume 1 contains the complete uncut version.All rights reserved Warner Bros. Entertainment.