Wednesday, November 02, 2005
Almost a decade before MGM's famed cat-and-mouse team, Amadee J. Van Beuren's New York studio had another pair of stars named Tom and Jerry.
Rocketeers a 1932 B&W animation Directed by John Foster and George Rufle is available for download under a Creative Commons license at the Internet Archive.
In this film Tom and Jerry are being feted by the Royal Experimental Society for inventing a rocket, which they plan to blast off to the moon -- with them inside. However, Tom and Jerry's ultimate destination proves to be quite different from the lunar surface.