Joseph Barbera, 1911-2006. Wiki entry here. The pencil behind the Tom and Jerry cartoons. Obit: “Hanna, who died in 2001, once said he was never a good artist but his partner could ‘capture mood and expression in a quick sketch better than anyone I’ve ever known.’”
Noted: a line from The Apartment: “The tree is up and the Tom & Jerry mix is in the refrigerator.”
How to make a Tom & Jerry:
1 egg yolk (1/2 oz, 1.5 cl, 1/8 gills)
1 tsp sugar (4 dashes)
1 1/2 oz light rum (4.5 cl, 3/8 gills)
1/4 tsp allspice (1 dash)
Fill with hot water
1 egg white, beat until stiff & pour into mix (1/2 oz, 1.5 cl, 1/8 gills)
1/2 oz brandy, stirred in (1.5 cl, 1/8 gills)
Serve in a cup (6.0 oz)
As with all cocktails, don’t use any mix but your own.
As with all drink recipes, accept no substitutes: use Dr. Cocktail’s Cocktail DB.
Lest we mislead, let’s clarify: Tom & Jerry the yuletide drink came wayyyy before Tom & Jerry the cartoon.