"Johann Mouse" is the 75th one-reel animated Tom and Jerry short, created in 1953 directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barberaand produced by Fred Quimby with music by Scott Bradley and Jakob Gimpel (who plays the piano in this short) and narration byHans Conried. The cartoon was animated by Kenneth Muse, Ray Patterson, Ed Barge and Irven Spence, with backgrounds by Robert Gentle. Placing the popular cat and mouse characters in Vienna, the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the cartoon is inspired by the work of Viennese composer Johann Strauss IIJohann Mouse won the 25th Academy Awards for Best Animated Short Film, giving the cat and mouse duo their seventh and final Oscar win (it wasn’t mentioned as such in the cartoons opening titles). It was released on March 21, 1953, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. - [Wikipedia]

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