Saturday, August 10, 2013

#WatchlistScreenCaps, 8/10 (Max Fleischer Cartoon Classics edition)


Here are the last ten films I watched (all of which happen to be animated shorts created by the Fleischer brothers), with a screen-captured image and quick sentence on the subject. Follow this feature on Twitter here, read about the kickoff here, and see all past #WatchlistScreenCaps here. Links below are to my post on the film in question.


Hippo out of the inkwell
A Car-Tune Portrait (1937), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer

Honeymoon suite from hell
The Cobweb Hotel (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer

Celebrating marriage on the moon
Dancing On the Moon (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer

Part three of honeymoon trilogy - this time it's the birdie bride who messes up
Hawaiian Birds (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer

Crazy cats control time & space
Hold It! (1938), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer

Infant takes Oedipus to new levels by electrocuting the old man
Little Lambkins (1940), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer

Curiosity killed the penguin
Peeping Penguins (1937), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer

Clash of the steam-powered trains
Play Safe (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer

I remember this cartoon so well from childhood, with its haunting feathered funeral
The Song of the Birds (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer

New twist on "the ugly duckling"
The Little Stranger (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer

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