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    Cruise Cat (MGM, 1952). One Sheet (27" X 41"). One of the most successful comedy teams in film history, Tom and Jerry were created by famed animators William Hanna and Joseph Barbera in 1940 for the short Puss Gets the Boot. The short was a hit, receiving an Academy Award Nomination for Best Short Subject: Cartoons in 1941, and Hanna and Barbera were tasked with creating more adventures of the cat and mouse duo. The rest, as they say, is history. In this hysterical short, Tom is the official cat on a cruise ship, threatened with expulsion if the captain finds even one mouse. Of course that mouse is Jerry. This colorful and attractive poster, with great images of the two stars, shows staple holes in the image, a stain on the edge of the top border, and light bleed-through from an NSS stamp on the back. Nevertheless, it is a very desirable poster for any animation collector, from a high point in Tom and Jerry's history. Very Fine.

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