The History of Cartoons

Tom and Jerry has been known as one of the greatest and successful cartoon film series of all time. William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, the creators of the series, led the title pair to achieve great success in motion pictures from 1940-1958 containing a never-ending battle between the title duo. The title pair have won 7 Academy Awards in those 18 years, that’s more than Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, and Popeye combined. The series was aired in theaters and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).