The Lonesome Mouse
The Lonesome Mouse is a 1943 American one-reel animated cartoon and is the 10th Tom and Jerry cartoon released. This is notable for being the first speaking role of the cat and mouse duo. It was created and released in 1943, and re-released to theatres on November 26, 1949. It was directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera and produced by Fred Quimby.
- Jerry: [whispering] Hey! You wanna get back in the house, don't you?
- Tom: Yeah.
- Jerry: [whispers] Okay then, I'll.... [whispers again]
- Tom: Uh-huh?
- Jerry: And you.... [whispers again]
- Tom: Oh...
- Jerry: And then we’ll both..... [whispers again]
- Tom: That's a Lulu!
[During a pretend cat and mouse chase, where Tom is striking a knife on Jerry]
- Jerry: Hey! We’re still kiddin’, ain’t we?
- Tom: Sure.
- Jerry: Okay then.
[When Tom gets his pie, Jerry asks for his share, but when Jerry is about to dive into the pie, Tom grabs it away and shoves Jerry off with his foot. When Tom is about to eat, Jerry makes a stinkeye and goes near to Tom’s back and kicks his bottom, causing Tom’s face to land on the pie, and sinks]
- Jerry: Why that dirty double-crossin’, good for nothin’, two-timin’...