Animations

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Panda! Go, Panda!

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Producer(s): Shunzo Kato

Release Date: 17/09/1972

"While her grandmother is out of town, Mimiko, a young orphan, befriends a giant panda bear and his son."

Pigs is Pigs

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Producer(s): Leon Schlesinger 

Release Date: 1937

"This 1937 Merrie Melodies short stereotypes pigs as gluttonous, insatiable beings whose mortal sins have explosive consequences. Piggy has a hunger that cannot be fulfilled, and much to the chagrin of his mother all he does throughout the day is fant..."

Pink Elephant Sequence in Dumbo (1941)

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Popeye the Sailor

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Producer(s): Max Fleischer

"This Popeye The Sailor cartoon features Betty Boop, as well as a live action intro featuring Popeye on the cover of a real newspaper. In this cartoon short Olive and Popeye go to the fun fare, and play games in attempt to win prizes, only to be usu..."

Popeye the Sailor: Seasin’s Greetinks!

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Producer(s): Max Fleischer

Release Date: 17/12/1933

"Popeye and Olive Oyl go for a skate on a chilly winter day. Bluto tries to spoil their fun, but of course he's no match for Popeye and his spinach. "

Porky’s Romance

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Producer(s): Leon Schlesinger

Release Date: 03/04/1937

"Porky attempts to woo Petunia with flowers and candy. Though she initially spurns him, she invites him in when she sees the chocolate. Porky proposes to her, only to be cruelly rejected. He attempts to hang himself, only for the branch to break under..."

Puddle Pranks

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Producer(s): Ub Iwerks, Pat Powers

Release Date: 1930

"Flip and his sweetheart ride a cricket drawn wagon only to be pursued by a relentless stork."

Punch and Judy (1966)

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Reason and Emotion

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Rooty Toot Toot (1952)

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Release Date: 1952

"This cartoon depicts with transfiguring lines and shapes a courtroom-style musical drama. Characters are called up to the stand, each telling their side of the story, flashing back to each scene punctuated by the musical script. The opening sequence ..."

School Days (1932)

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Release Date: 14/05/1932

"School Days features Flip trying to prevent his dog from coming to school with him. His dog eventually comes all the way to school, however, wreaking havoc in the classroom by chasing a skunk in. Everyone runs from the classroom, ending school early."

Shaman

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Producer(s): Kat Baulu

Release Date: 2017

"An Inuk shaman turns a terrifying polar bear into stone."

Shiver Me Timbers!

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Producer(s): Fleischer Studios

Silly Scandals

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Producer(s): Max Fleischer, Adolph Zukor

Release Date: 23/05/1931

"This cartoon marks the origin of Betty Boop (at least the name anyway, the character, or at least one with an uncanny resemblance, had appeared before). Bimbo sneaks into a vaudeville theater to see Betty perform. He is enthralled with her performanc..."

Sinkin’ In The Bathtub

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Producer(s): Leon Schlesinger

Release Date: 19/04/1930

"Both racist and a blatant ripoff of Mickey Mouse, this is the first Looney Tunes cartoon. It follows Bosko bathing and then having an adventure on a tiny anthropomorphic train, during this he courts Honey."

Snow White (1933)

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Space Ghost: “The Heat Thing”

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Release Date: 10/09/1966

"Space Ghost imagines intergalactic adventures through the superhero Space Ghost and his sidekicks Jace and Jan, and their pet monkey Blip, who assist in keeping outer space free from trouble. Space Ghost was pivotal in the rising popularity of superh..."

Special Delivery

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Producer(s): Derek Lamb

Release Date: 1978

"Ralph Phelps ignores his wife's orders to clean the snow off their porch and goes for a walk instead. His day spirals into anarchy when he returns to find the mailman on his front yard, his neck broken from slipping and falling down the stairs."

Spring Hits a Snag (1961)

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Release Date: 1961

Steamboat Willie

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Producer(s): Walt Disney, Roy O. Disney

Release Date: 29/07/1928

"The first Mickey Mouse cartoon with synchronized sound. Disney agonized over the synchronization of sound to the animation in Steamboat Willie. The cartoon also introduces a prototypical Minnie mouse. Mickey's pretty much a jerk within the narrative ..."

Swing Shift Cinderella (1945)

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Swooner Crooner

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The Band Concert

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Producer(s): Walt Disney

Release Date: 23/02/1935

"Mickey and his friends Peter Pig, Paddy Pig, Horace Horsecollar, Clarabelle Cow, and Goofy try to put on an outdoor concert. As they attempt to play the William Tell Overture they face many problems, chief among them Donald Duck and a pesky bee. "

The Bandmaster

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Producer(s): Walter Lantz

Release Date: 18/05/1931

"Oswald conducts, and then a slew of seemingly random events ensue. Although at moments narrative causality matters, for the most part spectacle drives the cartoon (for example, when objects seemingly magically transform)."

The Cartoon Factory

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Producer(s): Max Fleischer, Alfred Weiss

Release Date: 21/02/1924

The Cobweb Hotel (1936)

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The Flintstones: Cave Scout Jamboree

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Producer(s): William HannaJoseph Barbera

Release Date: 01/04/1966

"After flooding the quarry where he works, Fred is laid off work for a few days. He convinces Wilma and Betty to accompany he and Barney on a camping trip, promising them a peaceful getaway. However, when they learn that their campground is the site o..."

The Frozen North

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The Grasshopper and the Ant (1954)

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Release Date: 1954

The Great Alligator

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Producer(s): Janis Diamond

Release Date: 10/09/1977

The Hasher’s Delirium (1910)

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"Emile Cohl's delightful animation explores the inebriated state of a drunken man, using a white plate to showcase the inner "deliriums" of his mind. The images mutate, transform, associate becoming more and more frightening for the man, until he burs..."

The Living Playing Cards (1905)

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The Mad Scientist

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Producer(s): Max FleischerAdolph Zukor

Release Date: 26/09/1941

"When a mad scientist holds Lois Lane hostage, only Superman can save her, and the rest of the city, from his diabolical plot."

The Mascot (1934)

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Producer(s): Gelmafilm

The New Spirit

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The Sliphorn King of Polaroo

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The Street

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Producer(s): Wolf Koenig

Release Date: 01/01/1976

The Tell-Tale Heart

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Producer(s): John HubleyStephen Bosustow

Release Date: 27/12/1953

"Based on Edgar Allan Poe's short story of the same name. The caretaker of an old man suffers paranoid delusions surrounding his employer's blind eye. In a fit of rage, he murders the old man and hides his body under the floorboards. Facing police inv..."

The Yogi Bear Show: Ring-a-Ding Picnic Basket

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Producer(s): William HannaJoseph Barbera

Release Date: 1961

"Ranger Joe buys a new booby-trapped picnic basket to discourage Yogi Bear's picnic-stealing habits, but it's all for naught. However, when Yogi hears Ranger Joe talking on the phone about shooting an animal and shipping it to the zoo, he assumes that..."

Three Little Pigs

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Producer(s): Walt Disney

Release Date: 27/05/1933

"The story of the three little pigs with minor variations including the wolf's attempts to outsmart the pigs."

To Spring

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Producer(s): Harman and Ising

Unidentified Fiendish Object

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Producer(s): William Hanna, Joseph Barbera

Release Date: 15/10/1966

"Buzz Conroy and Frankenstein Jr. face off against an evil alien and his robotic minion."

What’s Cookin’ Doc?

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Producer(s): Leon Schlesinger

Release Date: 08/01/1944

What’s Opera, Doc?

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Producer(s): Edward Seizer

Release Date: 06/07/1957

"In this parody of Wagner's The Ring Cycle, Elmer Fudd plays a viking endowed with a spear, magic helmet, and undying drive to kill the rabbit."