Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Rocketeers 1932

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.

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