The Tom and Jerry series of cartoons that have been around since the days of our grandparents were young and even TS itself was not born when the first episode was released in 1940. The cartoon series not only provoked the laughter of the audience for all ages, telling the story of two main characters between the Tom Cat and the Jerry Rat who never got along, would not budge and only a few episodes showed they were friends. Tom and Jerry cartoon series that the world did not even bored if the broadcast is repeated again by Private TV stations to date.
But Agan and Sista know that this cartoon is not only famous as a cartoon that contains silly stories and laugh only, but also managed to win an Oscar award that is certainly not easy to get into this ranks of awards, can enter into one of the nominees have become a pride let alone to win it. Recorded 7 series of Tom and Jerry cartoons that won an Oscar award in different years. The following is a list of these episodes.
The Yankee Doodle Mouse (1943)
The Yankee Doodle Mouse is an animated cartoon of 1943 and the eleventh of the Tom and Jerry series, produced by Fred Quimby and also co-written by Hanna-Barbera, with full musical supervision from Scott Bradley. The cartoon itself is animated by Irven Spence, Pete Burness, Kenneth Muse, Jack Zander, and George Gondor. The cartoon was produced in color by Technicolor and released in theaters on June 26, 1943, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
This cartoon features Tom and Jerry different from the usual, the style of war and the big battle by cats and rats, with many knick-knacks in World War II like Grenades and Dynamite. The Yankee Doodle Mouse won the Academy Awards award in 1943 for the Best Short Animation Film category, making it the first (of seven) award winning cartoon of the series.
Mouse Trouble (1944)
Continuing to the next year Tom and Jerry cartoons under the title Mouse Trouble, again winning the Academy Awards (Oscar) awards, animated cartoon movie with a duration of 7 minutes 8 seconds is about how Tom tried to handle mice (which is none other than Jerry) home by applying various ways according to the directions listed in the guidebook.
Almost every way is done and no one works until Tom despairs and does not trust anymore what is written in the manual handling the mouse until he has to tear it. The last way he did was to collect a variety of explosives, including dynamite right in front of the door of Jerry's rat house. Unfortunate for Tom, instead of overcame problem that happened just Tom had to go to heaven while hiccup.
Ray Patterson, Irven Spence, Kane Muse and Pete Burness were involved in the creation of this cartoon series which successfully brought Mouse Trouble as the best short-lived animated film in the Academy Awards awards.
Quiet Please! (1945)
In 1945 for the third time the cartoon series Tom and Jerry again took home the Academy Awards awards as a short-duration cartoon movie titled Quiet Please !. According to the title of this story tells the story of Spike who want to sleep quietly without any interruption, but the opposite happened, due to Tom and Jerry that provoke the commotion makes Spike difficult to sleep peacefully.
Even Jerry took advantage of this situation to scapegoise Tom as the culprit that made Spike unable to sleep quietly, well Jerry made it with his plan and poor Tom had to try to make Spike fall asleep by shrinking it. At the end of the scene Jerry shows the words "Do Not Disturb" as a sign that he also does not want to be disturbed during sleep.
The Tom and Jerry series titled Quiet Please! this is done by Kenneth Muse, Ray Patterson, Irven Spence, and Ed Barge while for music performed by Scott Bradley.
The Cat Concerto (1947)
The Cat Concerto is a 1946 production cartoon and the twenty-ninth series Tom and Jerry, produced by Technicolor and released to theaters on April 26, 1947 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. This cartoon was produced by Fred Quimby and directed by Hanna-Barbera, with musical accompaniment from Scott Bradley, and animated by Kenneth Muse, Ed Barge and Irven Spence.
This animation won the Academy Awards for Best Animated Short Film award. With the win of this award, it has been four years in a row from 1944 to 1947 Tom and Jerry series won this award, starting from The Yankee Doodle Mouse, Mouse Trouble, and Quiet Please !. In 1994 the cartoon was ranked 4th of the "50 Best Cartoon of All Time" by cartoon fans.
The Little Orphan (1949)
The Little Orphan is a 1949 Tom and Jerry cartoon and is the 40th episode of all the short duration series of Tom and Jerry cartoons, released in theaters on April 30, 1949 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Produced by Fred Quimby and directed by Hanna-Barbera, with music performed by Scott Bradley. This cartoon was animated by Irven Spence, Kenneth Muse, Ed Barge and Ray Patterson.
The Little Orphan won the Academy Awards in 1949 in the Best Short Animation Film category after the previous year's Tom and Jerry series entitled "Hatch Up Your Troubles" only entered as a nomination without winning the Academy Awards awards, with the success of The Little Orphan winning an Oscar, Tom and Jerry's series collected this for the fifth time.
The Two Mouseketeers (1952)
The Two Mouseketeers is a 1952 Tom and Jerry cartoon series, which is the 65th cartoon of the Tom and Jerry series, produced by Technicolor and promoted by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. This cartoon was produced by Fred Quimby, directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
The Two Mouseketeers won the Academy Awards in 1952 in the "Best Short Animation Cartoon Animation" category. The series is the second most watched cartoon of all Tom & Jerry series, after "Puss Gets The Boots". Because of his success, Hanna-Barbera created a tetralogy for this cartoon, followed by "Touche, Pussy Cat!", "Tom and Cherie", and "Royal Nap Cat". However, unlike The Two Mouseketeers, these three sequels do not produce the Academy Awards.
Johann Mouse (1953)
Johann Mouse is the 75th episode of the Tom and Jerry series, directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, produced by Fred Quimby, and musical supervision from Scott Bradley and Jakob Gimpel (who played the piano in this series), as well as narration by Hans Conried. Animators involved include Kenneth Muse, Ray Patterson, Ed Barge and Irven Spence, with a background by Robert Gentle. In this series, Tom and Jerry are in Vienna, this cartoon was created because it was inspired by a Viennese pianist, Johann Strauss. Johann Mouse earned an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film category in 1952, making it the seventh and final cartoon series that earned an Oscar. The series also became the second last cartoon to be nominated for an Oscar, before the last one was Touche, Pussy Cat! who earned the same nomination in 1954, but failed to win an Oscar.