Tom and Jerry have been fighting like cats and dogs 1940. Tom & Jerry was created in 1940 by William Hanna and Joseph Barbara.The cartoon managed to win seven academy awards during its run, making it one of the most successful cartoons in television history. In 1963, The original cartoons such as the very first one: "The Puss Gets The Boot" featured a poorly drawn version of Tom and Jerry. Tom was portrayed to be an unintelligent house cat while Jerry was the brown mouse with a pea brain. He is most famous for his music for Tom and Jerry''. Started with Walt Disney in 1929 and moved to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1938 cartoon unit. om and Jerry cartoons were produced in the standard Academy ratio and format; from 1953 to 1956 some of the output was dually produced in both Academy format and the widescreen CinemaScope process.