"The Milky Waif" (fragment), is a 1946 American one-reel animated cartoon and is the 24th Tom and Jerry short directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, produced by Fred Quimby in Technicolor, released in theaters on May 18, 1946, and re-released in theaters on January 9, 1954 by Metro-Goldwyn Mayer. It was animated by Ed Barge, Kenneth Muse and Michael Lah, with uncredited animation by Ray Patterson and Irven Spence. The name is a pun on "The Milky Way". Interesting facts: This the debut mouse Nibbles, better known as Taffy. Taffy biggest ally Jerry along with duckling. The duo will be appear in many episodes throughout the series. This is also one of the five episodes where Jerry brutally cracked down on Tom. It is also an episode in which Jerry says (the scene where Jerry and Nibbles, masquerading as a black woman and a baby). The original name of the series "The Milky Waif" parodies the name of the Milky Way (Eng. The Milky Way). Footage from scene will appear in the film "Cat's Eye". Lillian Randolph as Jerry (uncensored version) (uncredited) In the scene where Jerry and Nibbles hide in the closet and disguise themselves as a pair of black people, Jerry is voiced by Lillian Randolph, the same voice actress who also portrayed Mammy Two-Shoes in the shorts. This scene is removed from Boomerang in the UK, in the Arab World on Spacetoon and MBC 3 and in the US along with Cartoon Network, so that Nibbles spitting the milk at Tom cuts directly to Tom running into Jerry's pan, most likely to avoid any controversy of stereotyping.
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The Milky Waif is a 1946 American one-reel animated cartoon and is the 24th Tom and Jerry short...