Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (often known as its abbreviated name, MGM) is an American film and media company involved with production and distribution of feature films, television programs and animation. In the animation world they are most famous for producing the original Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry cartoons that ran from 1940 to 1958 including the later cartoons by Gene Deitch and Chuck Jones during the 60s. As well as helping the other works of Hanna-Barbera and Tex Avery's animated films.
Most of the older cartoons are in the public domain, allowing film and television crews like Shining Time Station to use them, the most common used in Shining Time Station being To Spring.
List of cartoons used in Shining Time Station
- To Spring (1936) - (Whistle While You Work, Scare Dares and Stacy Cleans Up)
- Doggone Tired (1949) - (Becky Makes a Wish)