Tom and Jerry Cartoon Festival 1960s compilation of 12 (some posters say 11!) classic MGM Tom & Jerry animated animation cat-and-mouse cartoons ("Three in CinemaScope"). Also on the bill were other MGM non-cartoon short subjects! Note that Tom and Jerry is a classic series of cartoons created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. The first one was created in 1940, and there as a total of 114 cartoons through 1957.