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Encyclopedia > Fred Quimby

Frederick C. Quimby (November 14, 1883 - September 16, 1965) was the producer of the MGM animated cartoon division, which most notably included the Tom and Jerry team of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... // Events January-February January 4 - United States President Lyndon Johnson proclaims his Great Society during his State of the Union address. ... A film producer oversees the making of movies. ... MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... A cartoon is any of several forms of art, with varied meanings that evolved from one to another. ... Tom & Jerry title card from the 1940s Tom and Jerry were an animated cat (Tom) and mouse (Jerry) team who formed the basis of a massively successful series of theatrical short cartoons created, written, and directed by animators William Hanna and Joseph Barbera (later of Hanna-Barbera fame), and produced... Cartoon Network Studios, formerly known as Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. ...


He was a repeated recipient of the Academy Award for Animated Short Film for his Tom and Jerry films. In their respective autobiographies, the directors noted that they found that deeply aggravating because they considered Quimby an obnoxious tyrant who needlessly interfered in their work while taking credit for it. This class was known as Short Subjects, cartoons from 1932 until 1970, and as Short Subjects, animated films from 1971 to 1973. ... For music albums named Autobiography, see Greek eauton = self, bios = life and graphein = write) is a form of biography, the writing of a life story. ...


Oscar Credits

  • Winner Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1940: MILKY WAY - Producer
  • Nominated for Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1941: THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS - Producer
  • Nominated for Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1941: THE ROOKIE BEAR - Producer
  • Nominated for Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1942: THE BLITZ WOLF - Producer
  • Winner Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1943: YANKEE DOODLE MOUSE - Producer
  • Winner Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1944: MOUSE TROUBLE - Producer
  • Winner Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1945: QUIET PLEASE - Producer
  • Winner Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1946: THE CAT CONCERTO - Producer
  • Nominated for Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1947: DR. JEKYLL AND MR. MOUSE - Producer
  • Winner Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1948: THE LITTLE ORPHAN - Producer
  • Nominated for Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1949: HATCH UP YOUR TROUBLES - Producer
  • Nominated for Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1950: JERRY'S COUSIN - Producer
  • Winner Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1951: TWO MOUSEKETEERS - Producer
  • Winner Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1952: JOHANN MOUSE - Producer
  • Nominated for Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1952: LITTLE JOHNNY JET - Producer
  • Nominated for Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1954: TOUCHÉ, PUSSY CAT - Producer
  • Nominated for Short Subjects (Cartoons) 1955: GOOD WILL TO MEN - Producer (w. William Hanna & Joseph Barbera)

External link

  • http://www.tomandjerryonline.com/synopsis.cfm
  • http://www.lafn.org/~snakebite/tomandjerry/creators.html

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Fred Quimby (88 words)
Frederick C. Quimby (November 14, 1883 - September 16, 1965) was the producer of MGM animated cartoon division, which most notably included the Tom and Jerry team of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
He was a repeated recipient of the Academy Award for Animated Short Film for his Tom and Jerry films.
They considered Quimby an untalented, lazy and obnoxious tyrant who constantly interfered with their creative decisions and yet got credit for their work.
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