The Zoot Cat (1944)

USA, 1944
35mm film, “Color by Technicolor”, 1.37:1
mono (Western Electric Sound System)

An American animated fantasy film directed by William Hanna (as Bill Hanna) and Joseph Barbera.

Plot Summary

Tom's trying to pull a young jive-talking female cat but she keeps rebuffing his advances. So Tom dons a sharp zoot suit and learns to speak jive – it seems to be working, but Tom hadn't bargained for a mischievous Jerry.


Directed by: Bill Hanna and Joseph Barbera
© Copyright MCMXLIV [1944] in USA by Loew's Incorporated
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon. Produced by Loew's Incorporated
Produced by: Fred Quimby
Animators: Ray Patterson, Kenneth Muse, Irven Spence, Pete Burness
Music: Scott Bradley
Made in Hollywood, U.S.A.