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The following list is a filmography of all animated short subjects distributed by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) motion picture studio through Loew's Incorporated between 1934 and 1958 and between 1961 and 1967.

Between 1937 and 1957, MGM ran an in-house cartoon studio which produced some of the most popular cartoon series and characters in the world, including Barney Bear, Droopy, Red Hot Riding Hood & The Wolf, Screwy Squirrel, George and Junior, Spike, Spike and Tyke, and their best-known work, Tom and Jerry. Outside producers included Ub Iwerks (1930–34), Hugh Harman and Rudolf Ising (1934–38), William L. Snyder (1961–62), and Chuck Jones (1963–67)

1930sEdit

Release Date Series Title Director Notes
1934
September 1 Happy Harmonies The Discontented Canary Rudolf Ising First cartoon produced by Harman-Ising Pictures for MGM.
Initially released as a "Metro Color Cartoon", later prints billing it as part of the Happy Harmonies series.
Filmed in Technicolor.
September 29 Happy Harmonies The Old Pioneer Rudolf Ising First cartoon to label the name Happy Harmony on the title.
Banned from television because of racial stereotypes towards Indians.
Filmed in Technicolor.
October 27 Happy Harmonies Tales of the Vienna Woods Hugh Harman Filmed in Technicolor.
November 24 Happy Harmonies Bosko's Parlor Pranks Hugh Harman Bosko's first appearance in an MGM cartoon.
Filmed in Technicolor.
December 22 Happy Harmonies Toyland Broadcast Rudolf Ising Banned from television due to black stereotypes. Was previously shown heavily edited before the ban and survives uncut on home video.
Filmed in Technicolor.
First MGM cartoon animated by Carl Urbano.
1935
January 9 Happy Harmonies Hey-Hey Fever Hugh Harman Last appearance of the original Bosko.
February 16 Happy Harmonies When the Cat's Away Rudolf Ising
March 9 Happy Harmonies The Lost Chick Hugh Harman
March 30 Happy Harmonies The Calico Dragon (Academy Award nomination) Rudolf Ising First MGM cartoon to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short.
April 13 Happy Harmonies Good Little Monkeys Hugh Harman First of Harman's three "Good Monkeys" shorts.
April 27 Happy Harmonies The Chinese Nightingale Rudolf Ising Banned from television because of racial stereotypes towards Asians.
May 11 Happy Harmonies Poor Little Me Hugh Harman
May 25 Happy Harmonies Barnyard Babies Rudolf Ising Last MGM cartoon in 2-strip Technicolor.
September 21 Happy Harmonies The Old Plantation Rudolf Ising First cartoon in 3-strip Technicolor not released by Disney.
Banned from television because of heavy black stereotyping.
October 19 Happy Harmonies Honeyland Rudolf Ising
November 16 Happy Harmonies Alias St. Nick Rudolf Ising First appearance of "Little Cheeser".
December 14 Happy Harmonies Run, Sheep, Run! Hugh Harman First appearance of the reimagined Bosko.
Banned from television due to black stereotypes.
1936
January 11 Happy Harmonies Bottles Hugh Harman
February 8 Happy Harmonies The Early Bird and the Worm Rudolf Ising First appearance of the "Lazy Crows".
March 7 Happy Harmonies The Old Mill Pond (Academy Award nomination) Hugh Harman First appearance of the "Jazz Frogs".
Banned from television due to racial slang and stereotypes.
April 4 Happy Harmonies Two Little Pups Rudolf Ising First appearance of the "Two Little Pups"
Final appearance of the "Lazy Crows".
May 2 Happy Harmonies The Old House Hugh Harman Featuring Bosko.
Banned from television.
May 30 Happy Harmonies The Pups' Picnic Rudolf Ising Featuring the "Two Little Pups".
June 4 Happy Harmonies To Spring William Hanna William Hanna's directorial debut.
July 11 Happy Harmonies Little Cheeser Rudolf Ising Second appearance of "Little Cheeser".
December 12 Happy Harmonies The Pups' Christmas Rudolf Ising Featuring the "Two Little Pups".
1937
January 16 Happy Harmonies Circus Daze Hugh Harman Featuring Bosko
Last cartoon billed as a Happy Harmony. However, the remaining Harman-Ising shorts of this period are considered as part of the series.
Banned from television.
February 13 Happy Harmonies Swing Wedding Hugh Harman Featuring the "Jazz Frogs".
Banned from television due to racial slang and stereotypes.
March 20 Happy Harmonies Bosko's Easter Eggs Hugh Harman Bosko's final solo cartoon.
Banned from television.
May 1 Happy Harmonies Little Ol' Bosko and the Pirates Hugh Harman First of three cartoons pairing Bosko with the "Jazz Frogs".
Banned from television.
May 29 Happy Harmonies The Hound and the Rabbit Rudolf Ising
July 10 Happy Harmonies The Wayward Pups Rudolf Ising Final appearance of the "Little Pups".
August 28 Happy Harmonies Little Ol' Bosko and the Cannibals Hugh Harman Second of three "Little Ol' Bosko and the Frogs" cartoons.
Banned from television.
December 15 Happy Harmonies Little Buck Cheeser Rudolf Ising Third and final appearance of "Little Cheeser".
1938
January 1 Happy Harmonies Little Ol' Bosko in Bagdad Hugh Harman Final appearances of Bosko and the "Jazz Frogs".
Last cartoon produced by Harman-Ising Pictures for MGM.
Filmed in Technicolor.
Banned from television.
February 5 Happy Harmonies Pipe Dreams Hugh Harman Featuring the "Good Monkeys"
Produced by Harman-Ising for Disney, but ultimately released by MGM.
Filmed in Technicolor.
February 19 The Captain and the Kids Cleaning House Bob Allen First The Captain and the Kids cartoon.
First cartoon to be produced in-house by Metro Goldwyn Mayer with Fred Quimby as producer.
March 12 Happy Harmonies The Little Bantamweight Rudolf Ising Produced by Harman-Ising for Disney, but ultimately released by MGM.
Filmed in Technicolor.
Last Happy Harmonies cartoon.
First MGM cartoon animated by Michael Lah
April 2 The Captain and the Kids Blue Monday William Hanna
April 16 The Captain and the Kids Poultry Pirates Friz Freleng
April 30 The Captain and the Kids The Captain's Pup Bob Allen
June 25 The Captain and the Kids A Day at the Beach Friz Freleng
July 16 The Captain and the Kids What a Lion William Hanna
August 6 The Captain and the Kids The Pygmy Hunt Friz Freleng
September 3 The Captain and the Kids Old Smokey William Hanna
September 17 The Captain and the Kids Buried Treasure Bob Allen
October 1 The Captain and the Kids The Winning Ticket
October 15 The Captain and the Kids Honduras Hurricane Friz Freleng
December 17 The Captain and the Kids The Captain's Christmas Friz Freleng Filmed in Technicolor
1939
January 14 The Captain and the Kids Petunia Natural Park Friz Freleng Filmed in Technicolor.
January 28 The Captain and the Kids Seal Skinners Friz Freleng
February 11 The Captain and the Kids Mama's New Hat Friz Freleng Last The Captain and the Kids cartoon.
February 25 Count Screwloose Jitterbug Follies Milt Gross First of two Milt Gross Count Screwloose cartoons.
March 18 Count Screwloose Wanted: No Master Milt Gross Final of two Milt Gross Count Screwloose cartoons.
First of two MGM cartoons of the 1934-58 period not scored by Scott Bradley (Bert Lewis was the composer for this cartoon).
April 15 Template:N/A The Little Goldfish Template:Blue ribbon Rudolf Ising First MGM cartoon to be reissued under the "MGM Gold Medal" program.
May 13 Template:N/A Art Gallery Hugh Harman Third and last "Good Monkeys" cartoon.
June 10 Barney Bear The Bear That Couldn't Sleep Template:Blue ribbon Rudolf Ising First appearance of Barney Bear.
July 15 Three Bears Goldilocks and the Three Bears Template:Blue ribbon Hugh Harman First appearances of The Three Bears.
August 26 Template:N/A The Bookworm Hugh Harman First appearance of "The Bookworm and the Raven".
September 30 Template:N/A One Mother's Family Rudolf Ising
October 28 Template:N/A The Blue Danube Template:Blue ribbon Hugh Harman
December 9 Template:N/A Peace on Earth (Academy Award nomination) Template:Blue ribbon Hugh Harman
December 30 Template:N/A The Mad Maestro Hugh Harman

1940sEdit

Release Date Series Title Director Notes
1940
January 20 Barney Bear The Fishing Bear Template:Blue ribbon Rudolf Ising
February 10 Tom and Jerry Puss Gets the Boot (Academy Award nomination) William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First appearances of Tom and Jerry and Mammy Two-Shoes.
Directional debut for Joseph Barbera.
Produced by Rudolf Ising.
March 23 Template:N/A Home on the Range Rudolf Ising
April 20 Three Bears A Rainy Day Hugh Harman
May 18 Template:N/A Swing Social William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Produced by Rudolf Ising.
Banned from television due to heavy black stereotyping.
June 8 Template:N/A Tom Turkey and His Harmonica Humdingers Hugh Harman
June 22 Template:N/A The Milky Way (Academy Award) Template:Blue ribbon Rudolf Ising First Academy Award for Best Animated Short for a cartoon not released by Disney.
July 20 Template:N/A The Bookworm Turns Hugh Harman Last appearance of "The Bookworm and the Raven".
August 10 Template:N/A Romeo in Rhythm Rudolf Ising Banned from television due to black stereotypes.
September 7 Three Bears Papa Gets the Bird Hugh Harman Last "Three Bears" cartoon.
October 12 Template:N/A The Homeless Flea Rudolf Ising First appearance of Homer Flea
October 26 Template:N/A Gallopin' Gals Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 23 Template:N/A The Lonesome Stranger Hugh Harman
December 21 Template:N/A Mrs. Ladybug Rudolf Ising
1941
February 22 Template:N/A Abdul the Bulbul Ameer Hugh Harman
March 8 Barney Bear The Prospecting Bear Rudolf Ising Debut of Benny Burro.
April 5 Template:N/A The Little Mole Hugh Harman
April 26 Template:N/A The Goose Goes South William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Produced by Rudolf Ising.
Banned from television due to black stereotyping (though an edited version formerly aired before the ban).
May 17 Barney Bear The Rookie Bear (Academy Award nomination) Rudolf Ising
June 7 Template:N/A Dance of the Weed Jerry Brewer & Rudolf Ising
July 5 Template:N/A The Alley Cat Hugh Harman The main characters eventually were developed as Butch and Toodles.
First MGM cartoon animated by Preston Blair.
July 19 Tom and Jerry The Midnight Snack Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First official Tom & Jerry cartoon.
August 30 Template:N/A Little Cesario Bob Allen Produced by Rudolf Ising.
September 6 Template:N/A Officer Pooch William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 1 Barney Bear The Flying Bear Rudolf Ising
December 6 Tom and Jerry The Night Before Christmas (Academy Award nomination) William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
December 27 Template:N/A The Field Mouse Hugh Harman
1942
January 17 Tom and Jerry Fraidy Cat Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
February 21 Template:N/A The Hungry Wolf Hugh Harman Last MGM cartoon made by Hugh Harman.
First MGM cartoon animated by Kenneth Muse.
March 14 Template:N/A The First Swallow Rudolf Ising
March 28 Barney Bear The Bear and the Beavers Rudolf Ising
April 18 Tom and Jerry Dog Trouble Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First appearance of Spike the Dog.
May 16 Template:N/A Little Gravel Voice Rudolf Ising Benny Burro's only starring role.
May 30 Tom and Jerry Puss 'n' Toots Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First appearance of Toodles.
July 4 Template:N/A Bats in the Belfry Jerry Brewer & Rudolf Ising
July 18 Tom and Jerry The Bowling Alley Cat Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
August 22 Template:N/A Blitz Wolf (Academy Award nomination) Tex Avery First MGM cartoon directed by Tex Avery
First MGM cartoon with full credits
First appearance of "Wolfie".
First MGM cartoon to be animated by Ed Love.
First MGM cartoon written by Rich Hogan.
Features the "Tiger Rag" as theme tune.
Banned from television due to the theme of World War II. Formerly aired in edited form and survives uncut on home video.
August 29 Template:N/A The Early Bird Dood It! Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery Features the "Tiger Rag" as theme tune.
September 12 Template:N/A Chips Off the Old Block Bob Allen Produced by Rudolf Ising.
Features the "Tiger Rag" as theme tune.
October 10 Tom and Jerry Fine Feathered Friend Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First Tom and Jerry cartoon to be animated by Kenneth Muse.
Last MGM cartoon to the "Tiger Rag" as theme tune.
November 7 Barney Bear Wild Honey (How to Get Along Without a Ration Book) Rudolf Ising First official Barney Bear cartoon.
First MGM cartoon with "Runnin' Wild" as theme tune.
December 26 Barney Bear Barney Bear's Victory Garden Rudolf Ising
1943
January 16 Tom and Jerry Sufferin' Cats! Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna and Joseph Barbera First appearance of Meathead.
Features "Runnin' Wild" as theme tune.
February 13 Barney Bear Bah Wilderness Rudolf Ising
March 20 Droopy Dumb-Hounded Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery First appearance of Droopy.
Features "Runnin' Wild" as theme tune.
April 24 Template:N/A The Boy and the Wolf Rudolf Ising
May 8 Red Red Hot Riding Hood Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery First appearance of "Red".
First "Red" cartoon.
Features "Runnin' Wild" as theme tune.
May 22 Tom and Jerry The Lonesome Mouse Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last MGM cartoon to feature "Runnin' Wild" as theme tune.
June 19 Template:N/A Who Killed Who? Tex Avery
June 26 Tom and Jerry The Yankee Doodle Mouse William Hanna and Joseph Barbera First of seven Tom and Jerry shorts to win an Academy Award
July 17 Barney Bear Barney Bear and the Uninvited Pest Template:Blue ribbon Rudolf Ising Last MGM cartoon made by Rudolf Ising.
Last MGM cartoon with no animators credited.
August 14 Template:N/A One Ham's Family Tex Avery
October 9 Template:N/A War Dogs William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
October 23 Template:N/A The Stork's Holiday George Gordon
November 27 Template:N/A What's Buzzin' Buzzard? Tex Avery
December 25 Tom and Jerry Baby Puss William Hanna and Joseph Barbera First appearances of Nancy and Topsy.
1944
January 22 Mr. Horse Innertube Antics George Gordon First appearance of Mr. Horse.
First "Mr. Horse" cartoon.
February 24 Tom and Jerry The Zoot Cat Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First MGM cartoon animated by Ray Patterson.
April 1 Screwy Squirrel Screwball Squirrel Tex Avery First appearance of Screwy Squirrel.
April 22 Template:N/A Batty Baseball Tex Avery
May 6 Tom and Jerry The Million Dollar Cat Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
June 3 Mr. Horse The Tree Surgeon George Gordon Last appearance of Mr. Horse.
Last "Mr. Horse" cartoon.
June 24 Screwy Squirrel Happy-Go-Nutty Tex Avery
July 22 Tom and Jerry The Bodyguard Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 9 Barney Bear Bear Raid Warden George Gordon
October 21 Screwy Squirrel Big Heel-Watha (Buck of the Month) Tex Avery Banned from television because of racial stereotypes towards Native Americans.
October 28 Tom and Jerry Puttin' on the Dog Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 25 Tom and Jerry Mouse Trouble (Academy Award) Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
December 30 Barney Bear Barney Bear's Polar Pest George Gordon
1945
January 13 Screwy Squirrel The Screwy Truant Tex Avery
February 17 Barney Bear The Unwelcome Guest George Gordon
March 3 Droopy The Shooting of Dan McGoo Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery First of two "Droopy, Wolfie and Red" cartoons.
April 7 Template:N/A Jerky Turkey Tex Avery
May 5 Tom and Jerry The Mouse Comes to Dinner Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
July 7 Tom and Jerry Mouse in Manhattan Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
July 21 Tom and Jerry Tee for Two Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
August 25 Red Swing Shift Cinderella Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
September 22 Tom and Jerry Flirty Birdy Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 3 Droopy Wild and Woolfy Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery Second of two "Droopy, Wolfie and Red" cartoons.
December 22 Tom and Jerry Quiet Please! (Academy Award) Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
1946
March 9 Screwy Squirrel Lonesome Lenny Tex Avery Last Screwy Squirrel cartoon.
March 30 Tom and Jerry Springtime for Thomas William Hanna and Joseph Barbera
May 18 Tom and Jerry The Milky Waif Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First appearance of Nibbles/Tuffy and First cartoon to credit Fred Quimby as producer.
June 15 Template:N/A The Hick Chick Tex Avery
June 29 Tom and Jerry Trap Happy Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
August 3 Droopy Northwest Hounded Police Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
August 31 Tom and Jerry Solid Serenade Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
October 26 George and Junior Henpecked Hoboes Tex Avery First appearances of George and Junior.
1947
February 22 Tom and Jerry Cat Fishin' Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
March 15 Tom and Jerry Part Time Pal Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
April 12 George and Junior Hound Hunters Tex Avery
April 26 Tom and Jerry The Cat Concerto (Academy Award (1946)) Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
May 3 George and Junior Red Hot Rangers Tex Avery Last MGM cartoon animated by Ed Love.
June 14 Tom and Jerry Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse (Academy Award nomination) Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
July 12 Tom and Jerry Salt Water Tabby Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
July 19 Red Uncle Tom's Cabana Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery Banned from television due to heavy black stereotyping.
August 30 Tom and Jerry A Mouse in the House Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 20 Template:N/A Slap Happy Lion Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
September 27 Tom and Jerry The Invisible Mouse Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
December 6 Template:N/A King-Size Canary Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
1948
January 31 Barney Bear The Bear and the Bean Template:Blue ribbon Preston Blair & Michael Lah Supervised by William Hanna & Joseph Barbera.
March 20 Template:N/A What Price Fleadom Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery Last appearance of Homer Flea.
June 1 Tom and Jerry Kitty Foiled Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
June 15 Template:N/A Little 'Tinker Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
June 26 Barney Bear The Bear and the Hare Template:Blue ribbon Preston Blair & Michael Lah
July 17 Tom and Jerry The Truce Hurts Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
August 7 George and Junior Half-Pint Pygmy Tex Avery Last George and Junior cartoon
Banned from television because of heavy black stereotyping.
September 18 Tom and Jerry Old Rockin' Chair Tom Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
October 9 Template:N/A Lucky Ducky Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery Originally created as a George and Junior cartoon.
Last MGM cartoon in black-and-white.
Only MGM cartoon to use the black and white gag.
October 30 Tom and Jerry Professor Tom Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 20 Template:N/A The Cat That Hated People Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
December 11 Tom and Jerry Mouse Cleaning Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Banned from television and home video due to a racial gag in the ending. An edited version formerly aired before the ban.
1949
January 15 Barney Bear Goggle Fishing Bear Template:Blue ribbon Preston Blair & Michael Lah
January 22 Butch Bad Luck Blackie Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery First appearance of Butch (originally named Spike)
February 26 Tom and Jerry Polka-Dot Puss Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
April 9 Droopy Señor Droopy Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery First official Droopy cartoon.
Last MGM cartoon animated by Preston Blair.
April 30 Tom and Jerry The Little Orphan (Academy Award (1948)) William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
May 14 Tom and Jerry Hatch Up Your Troubles (Academy Award nomination) William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
June 11 Template:N/A \The House of Tomorrow Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
July 9 Tom and Jerry Heavenly Puss Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
July 30 Template:N/A Doggone Tired Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
August 13 Droopy Wags to Riches Tex Avery First pairing between Droopy and Butch.
September 3 Tom and Jerry The Cat and the Mermouse Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 17 Red Little Rural Riding Hood Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery Final cartoon featuring "Red".
Last "Red" cartoon.
October 1 Tom and Jerry Love That Pup William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First appearance of Tyke.
October 22 Tom and Jerry Jerry's Diary William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First Tom and Jerry "cheater" short, featuring scenes from Tee for Two, Mouse Trouble, Solid Serenade and The Yankee Doodle Mouse.
November 5 Droopy Out Foxed Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
December 10 Tom and Jerry Tennis Chumps Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
December 24 Butch The Counterfeit Cat Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery

1950sEdit

Release Date Series Title Director Notes
1950
January 7 Tom and Jerry Little Quacker Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First appearance of Little Quacker.
January 14 Tom and Jerry Saturday Evening Puss Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
March 11 Tom and Jerry Texas Tom Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
April 22 Tom and Jerry Jerry and the Lion Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
May 27 Butch Ventriloquist Cat Tex Avery
June 10 Template:N/A The Cuckoo Clock Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
July 1 Tom and Jerry Safety Second Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 16 Tom and Jerry Tom and Jerry in the Hollywood Bowl Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 30 Butch Garden Gopher Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
October 21 Tom and Jerry The Framed Cat Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 4 Droopy The Chump Champ Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
November 25 Tom and Jerry Cue Ball Cat Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
December 9 Template:N/A The Peachy Cobbler Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
1951
January 6 Tom and Jerry Casanova Cat Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Banned from television and home video due to a racial gag. An edited version was formerly shown before the ban.
February 10 Butch Cock-a-Doodle Dog Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
March 3 Tom and Jerry Jerry and the Goldfish Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
March 31 Droopy Daredevil Droopy Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
April 7 Tom and Jerry Jerry's Cousin (Academy Award nomination (1950)) Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
May 5 Droopy Droopy's Good Deed Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
May 26 Tom and Jerry Sleepy-Time Tom Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
June 6 Template:N/A Symphony in Slang Template:Blue ribbon Tex Avery
July 7 Tom and Jerry His Mouse Friday Template:Blue ribbon William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Banned from television due to heavy black stereotyping. Edited versions still appear on home video releases.
Last MGM cartoon to receive a reissue.
September 8 Tom and Jerry Slicked-up Pup William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 22 Template:N/A Car of Tomorrow Tex Avery
October 6 Tom and Jerry Nit-Witty Kitty William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 13 Template:N/A Inside Cackle Corners George Gordon & Carl Urbano Only MGM cartoon directed by Carl Urbano.
November 17 Droopy Droopy's Double Trouble Tex Avery
December 8 Tom and Jerry Cat Napping William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
December 11 Template:N/A Fresh Laid Plans George Gordon Last MGM cartoon animated by Carl Urbano.
1952
January 12 Tom and Jerry The Flying Cat William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
February 9 Butch Magical Maestro Tex Avery
February 16 Tom and Jerry The Duck Doctor William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
March 15 Tom and Jerry The Two Mouseketeers (Academy Award (1951)) William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
April 19 Tom and Jerry Smitten Kitten William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
May 3 Tom and Jerry Triplet Trouble William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
May 15 Template:N/A One Cab's Family Tex Avery
June 14 Tom and Jerry Little Runaway William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
July 12 Butch Rock-a-Bye Bear Tex Avery
July 26 Tom and Jerry Fit to Be Tied William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 6 Tom and Jerry Push-Button Kitty William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last appearance of Mammy Two-Shoes
September 27 Droopy Caballero Droopy Dick Lundy First MGM cartoon directed by Dick Lundy.
October 18 Tom and Jerry Cruise Cat William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 8 Barney Bear The Little Wise Quacker Dick Lundy
November 29 Tom and Jerry The Dog House William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
December 20 Barney Bear Busybody Bear Dick Lundy
1953
January 10 Tom and Jerry The Missing Mouse William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last of two MGM cartoons of the 1934-58 period not scored by Scott Bradley (Edward Plumb was the composer for this cartoon).
January 31 Barney Bear Barney's Hungry Cousin Dick Lundy
February 21 Tom and Jerry Jerry and Jumbo William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
March 14 Barney Bear Cobs and Robbers Dick Lundy
March 21 Tom and Jerry Johann Mouse (Academy Award (1952)) William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
April 18 Template:N/A Little Johnny Jet (Academy Award nomination (1952)) Tex Avery
April 25 Tom and Jerry That's My Pup! William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
May 30 Barney Bear Heir Bear Dick Lundy
June 6 Template:N/A TV of Tomorrow Tex Avery
June 20 Barney Bear Wee-Willie Wildcat Dick Lundy
September 5 Tom and Jerry Just Ducky William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 26 Barney Bear Half-Pint Palomino Dick Lundy Last appearance of Benny Burro.
October 17 Tom and Jerry Two Little Indians William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Banned from television due to Native American stereotyping.
November 21 Tom and Jerry Life with Tom William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Uses footage from Cat Fishin', The Little Orphan and Kitty Foiled.
December 26 Droopy The Three Little Pups Tex Avery First appearance of Tex Avery's southern wolf.
1954
January 23 Tom and Jerry Puppy Tale William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
January 30 Tom and Jerry Posse Cat William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
February 20 Droopy Drag-a-Long Droopy Tex Avery
March 20 Barney Bear The Impossible Possum Dick Lundy
April 17 Tom and Jerry Hic-cup Pup William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
May 8 Template:N/A Billy Boy Tex Avery
May 29 Tom and Jerry Little School Mouse William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
June 19 Barney Bear Sleepy-Time Squirrel Dick Lundy
July 10 Droopy Homesteader Droopy Tex Avery
July 30 Barney Bear Bird-Brain Bird Dog Dick Lundy Last Barney Bear cartoon.
Last MGM cartoon directed by Dick Lundy.
August 14 Tom and Jerry Baby Butch William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 4 Tom and Jerry Mice Follies William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 18 Template:N/A The Farm of Tomorrow Tex Avery
October 2 Tom and Jerry Neapolitan Mouse William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 6 Template:N/A The Flea Circus Tex Avery
November 13 Tom and Jerry Downhearted Duckling William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 20 Tom and Jerry Pet Peeve William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First MGM cartoon filmed in Cinemascope, with an alternate Academy ratio version made.
First appearances of George and Joan.
December 4 Droopy Dixieland Droopy Tex Avery Filmed in both Cinemascope and Academy ratio formats.
December 18 Tom and Jerry Touché, Pussy Cat! (Academy Award nomination) William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Filmed in both Cinemascope and Academy ratio formats.
1955
March 12 Tom and Jerry Southbound Duckling William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Filmed in both Cinemascope and Academy ratio formats.
April 30 Template:N/A Field and Scream Tex Avery
May 7 Tom and Jerry Pup on a Picnic William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
May 21 Tom and Jerry Mouse for Sale William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 2 Tom and Jerry Designs on Jerry William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First MGM cartoon released on a Friday.
September 9 Tom and Jerry Tom and Chérie William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Filmed in Cinemascope.
September 30 Template:N/A The First Bad Man Tex Avery
October 14 Tom and Jerry Smarty Cat William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Uses footage from Solid Serenade, Cat Fishin' and Fit to Be Tied.
October 28 Droopy Deputy Droopy Tex Avery & Michael Lah
November 11 Tom and Jerry Pecos Pest William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last cartoon to use Academy ratio.
November 19 Tom and Jerry That's My Mommy William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First cartoon produced by William Hanna & Joseph Barbera.
Filmed in Cinemascope.
November 25 Butch Cellbound Tex Avery & Michael Lah Tex Avery's last MGM cartoon
Last MGM cartoon not filmed in Cinemascope during the 1950s.
Produced by Fred Quimby.
December 23 Template:N/A Good Will to Men (Academy Award nomination) William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last MGM cartoon produced by Fred Quimby, also the only one he produced alongside William Hanna & Joseph Barbera.
1956
January 27 Tom and Jerry The Flying Sorceress William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
March 23 Tom and Jerry The Egg and Jerry William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Cinemascope remake of Hatch Up Your Troubles, produced by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
May 4 Tom and Jerry Busy Buddies William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First appearance of Jeanie and the baby.
September 7 Tom and Jerry Muscle Beach Tom William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
September 21 Droopy Millionaire Droopy Tex Avery Cinemascope remake of Wags to Riches, produced by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
October 21 Tom and Jerry Down Beat Bear William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
November 16 Tom and Jerry Blue Cat Blues William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last MGM cartoon recorded by Western Electric Sound System.
December 14 Tom and Jerry Barbecue Brawl William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First MGM cartoon recorded by Perspecta Stereo in original release.
1957
January 25 Butch Cat's Meow Tex Avery Cinemascope remake of Ventriloquist Cat, produced by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
Last Butch cartoon.
February 22 Tom and Jerry Tops with Pops William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Cinemascope remake of Love That Pup, produced by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
March 8 Spike and Tyke Give and Tyke William Hanna & Joseph Barbera First of two Spike and Tyke cartoons.
April 19 Tom and Jerry Timid Tabby William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
May 17 Droopy Grin and Share It Michael Lah
June 7 Tom and Jerry Feedin' the Kiddie William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Cinemascope remake of The Little Orphan which won an Oskar Award in 1949, produced by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
July 26 Spike and Tyke Scat Cats William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last appearances of Tyke, Butch, Topsy and Meathead.
Last of two Spike and Tyke cartoons.
September 6 Tom and Jerry Mucho Mouse William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
October 4 Droopy Blackboard Jumble Michael Lah
November 1 Tom and Jerry Tom's Photo Finish William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last appearances of Spike.
December 6 Droopy One Droopy Knight (Academy Award nomination) Michael Lah
1958
January 3 Tom and Jerry Happy Go Ducky William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
February 7 Droopy Sheep Wrecked Michael Lah Last appearance of the Southern Wolf.
March 7 Tom and Jerry Royal Cat Nap William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
April 4 Droopy Mutts About Racing Michael Lah
May 2 Tom and Jerry The Vanishing Duck William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last appearance of Little Quacker.
June 6 Tom and Jerry Robin Hoodwinked William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last appearance of Nibbles/Tuffy.
July 4 Droopy Droopy Leprechaun Michael Lah Last Droopy cartoon.
August 1 Tom and Jerry Tot Watchers William Hanna & Joseph Barbera Last MGM cartoon produced by William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
Last MGM cartoon in Cinemascope.
Last appearances of George, Joan, the baby and Jeanie.
Last MGM cartoon composed by Scott Bradley.

1960sEdit

Release Date Series Title Director Notes
1961
September 7 Tom and Jerry Switchin' Kitten Gene Deitch First MGM cartoon produced in Czechoslovakia by William L. Snyder's Rembrandt Films.
October 26 Tom and Jerry Down and Outing Gene Deitch
December 7 Tom and Jerry It's Greek to Me-ow! Gene Deitch
1962
March 23 Tom and Jerry High Steaks Gene Deitch
April 13 Tom and Jerry Mouse into Space Gene Deitch
May 18 Tom and Jerry Landing Stripling Gene Deitch
June 22 Tom and Jerry Calypso Cat Gene Deitch
July 20 Tom and Jerry Dicky Moe Gene Deitch
August 10 Tom and Jerry The Tom and Jerry Cartoon Kit Gene Deitch
September 14 Tom and Jerry Tall in the Trap Gene Deitch
October 12 Tom and Jerry Sorry Safari Gene Deitch
November 1 Tom and Jerry Buddies Thicker Than Water Gene Deitch
December 21 Tom and Jerry Carmen Get It! Gene Deitch Last MGM cartoon produced in Czechoslovakia by William L. Snyder's Rembrandt Films.
1963
July 27 Tom and Jerry Pent-House Mouse Chuck Jones First MGM cartoon produced by Chuck Jones and Les Goldman's Sib Tower 12 studio.
1964
February 25 Tom and Jerry The Cat Above and the Mouse Below Chuck Jones
March 24 Tom and Jerry Is There a Doctor in the Mouse? Chuck Jones
April 14 Tom and Jerry Much Ado About Mousing Chuck Jones
May 12 Tom and Jerry Snowbody Loves Me Chuck Jones
December 8 Tom and Jerry The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse Chuck Jones
1965
January 20 Tom and Jerry Ah, Sweet Mouse-Story of Life Chuck Jones
January 27 Tom and Jerry Tom-ic Energy Chuck Jones
February 10 Tom and Jerry Bad Day at Cat Rock Chuck Jones
March 3 Tom and Jerry The Brothers Carry-Mouse-Off Jim Pabian
March 24 Tom and Jerry Haunted Mouse Chuck Jones
April 7 Tom and Jerry I'm Just Wild About Jerry Chuck Jones
May 19 Tom and Jerry Of Feline Bondage Chuck Jones
June 9 Tom and Jerry The Year of the Mouse Chuck Jones
December 22 Tom and Jerry The Cat's Me-Ouch! Chuck Jones
December 31 Template:N/A The Dot and the Line (Academy Award nomination) Chuck Jones Last MGM cartoon to be nominated (and to win) an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.
1966
January 20 Tom and Jerry Duel Personality Chuck Jones
February 17 Tom and Jerry Jerry, Jerry, Quite Contrary Chuck Jones
March 3 Tom and Jerry Jerry-Go-Round Chuck Jones Abe Levitow was mistakenly credited as the director of this cartoon.

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April 28 Tom and Jerry Love Me, Love My Mouse Chuck Jones Last appearance of Toodles.
May 5 Tom and Jerry Puss 'n' Boats Abe Levitow
June 30 Tom and Jerry Filet Meow Abe Levitow
July 14 Tom and Jerry Matinee Mouse Tom Ray Uses footage from the Hanna-Barbera shorts Love That Pup, The Flying Cat, Professor Tom, The Missing Mouse, Jerry's Diary, The Flying Sorceress, and The Truce Hurts.
William Hanna & Joseph Barbera were credited as directors while Chuck Jones went uncredited.
Last appearance of Spike.
August 4 Tom and Jerry The A-Tom-Inable Snowman Abe Levitow
September 8 Tom and Jerry Catty-Cornered Abe Levitow Last appearance of Lightning.
1967
January 20 Tom and Jerry Cat and Dupli-cat Chuck Jones
February 27 Tom and Jerry O-Solar Meow Abe Levitow
March 10 Tom and Jerry Guided Mouse-ille (or... Science on a Wet Afternoon) Abe Levitow
April 7 Tom and Jerry Rock 'n' Rodent Abe Levitow
April 14 Tom and Jerry Cannery Rodent Chuck Jones
April 21 Tom and Jerry The Mouse from H.U.N.G.E.R. Abe Levitow
May 5 Tom and Jerry Surf-Bored Cat Abe Levitow
June 23 Tom and Jerry Shutter Bugged Cat Tom Ray Uses footage from the Hanna-Barbera shorts Part Time Pal, Nit-Witty Kitty, Johann Mouse, The Yankee Doodle Mouse, Heavenly Puss, and Designs on Jerry.
William Hanna & Joseph Barbera were credited as directors while Chuck Jones went uncredited.
Last MGM cartoon animated by Pete Burness.
August 25 Tom and Jerry Advance and Be Mechanized Ben Washam
September 8 Tom and Jerry Purr-Chance to Dream Ben Washam Last Tom and Jerry cartoon made by MGM.
December 31 Template:N/A The Bear That Wasn't Chuck Jones Last cartoon produced by MGM Animation/Visual Arts
Last animated short film distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Last one-shot MGM cartoon.