On the Town
“Tom & Jerry where a defining part of my childhood. I could spend hours watching T&J shorts on Cartoon Network when I was younger, and to be honest, this is my favourite, was then, and still is now.
Mouse in Manhattan is not a traditional Tom & Jerry short at all, no carnage, no chases. It begins with Jerry leaving his life in the country in favor of the bright lights and broadway of New York city (Tom only appears in the short at the beginning and end). The rest of the cartoon involves Jerry's escapades in the Big Apple. What makes Mouse in Manhattan perfection however is the music. The orchestrated version of "Manhattan Serenade" is timed perfectly with Jerry's actions. It is so heart renderingly beautiful, as well as just fun to watch. As a kid, I would always get excited when ” read more