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10/02/1940 "Tom & Jerry" debuts by MGM

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Tom and Jerry Episode 1 - Puss Gets the Boot 1940

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Tom & Jerry First Episode (1940) Intro - Puss Gets Boot

Tom and Jerry is an American animated series of short films created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. It centers on a rivalry between its two title characters, Tom and Jerry, and many recurring characters, based around slapstick comedy. In its original run, Hanna and Barbera produced 115 Tom and Jerry shorts for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
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