Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Academy Awards Animation Collection (15 Winners, 26 Nominees)

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1.
The Milky Way (1940 Short Film)
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The Three Little Kittens tie helium balloons to a basket and travel up to the Milky Way, which is filled with all the milk they can drink. (8 mins.)
Director: Rudolf Ising
 
2.
The Yankee Doodle Mouse (1943 Short Film)
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In honor of the U.S. military during WWII, Tom and Jerry do battle in the basement using household items as either war weapons or vehicles. (8 mins.)
 
3.
Mouse Trouble (1944 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Tom's new book on "how to catch a mouse" doesn't prove too helpful against Jerry; actually, Jerry seems to make better use of it than Tom. (7 mins.)
 
4.
Quiet Please! (1945 Short Film)
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The bulldog wants to take a nap. Tom wants to chase Jerry around the house. Naps and noise don't mix, and so the bulldog threatens Tom to keep quiet or else. (7 mins.)
 
5.
The Cat Concerto (1947 Short Film)
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Jerry is determined to disrupt Tom's concert while Tom fights him with the piano without missing a single note. (8 mins.)
 
6.
Tweetie Pie (1947 Short Film)
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Thomas the cat finds Tweety in the snow, warming himself by a cigar butt. Thomas's mistress rescues the little yellow bird before her cat can devour him, but Thomas doesn't give up. (7 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
 
7.
The Little Orphan (1948 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Bide-a-Wee Mouse Home has sent the orphan mouse, Nibbles, to spend Thanksgiving with Jerry. But Jerry's cupboard is bare... (8 mins.)
 
8.
For Scent-imental Reasons (1949 Short Film)
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Pepe Le Peu chases a female cat in a perfume shop until she turns the tables on him. (7 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
9.
So Much for So Little (1949 Documentary)
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An illustration of the role public health agencies play in citizens' lives. (10 mins.)
 
10.
The Two Mouseketeers (1951 Short Film)
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This Tom and Jerry cartoon is set in 17th century France. Tom, who is a soldier in the King's castle... (8 mins.)
 
11.
Johann Mouse (1952 Short Film)
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At the home of Viennese composer Johann Strauss, lived Johann Mouse. Whenever the composer played his waltzes... (8 mins.)
 
12.
Speedy Gonzales (1955 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Starving Mexican mice want access to a cheese factory guarded by Sylvester Cat and send for Speedy Gonzales... (7 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
 
13.
Birds Anonymous (1957 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In this spoof of Alcoholics Anonymous, pussy cats are cast as bird-eating addicts and go through the 12-step process to deal with their addiction... (7 mins.)
Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
14.
Knighty Knight Bugs (1958 Short Film)
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Court jester Bugs races against the Black Knight (Yosemite Sam) and his sneezing dragon in pursuit of the Singing Sword. (6 mins.)
Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
15.
The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (1965 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A simple line attempts to woo his true love, a dot, away from the unkempt squiggle she prefers. But... (10 mins.)
 
16.
Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The legendary sailors Popeye and Sindbad do battle to see which one is the greatest. (16 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
17.
Peace on Earth (1939 Short Film)
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Two baby squirrels ask grandpa to explain what "men" are when he comes in singing "peace on earth, goodwill to men". Grandpa tells the story of man's last war. (9 mins.)
 
18.
A Wild Hare (1940 Short Film)
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Elmer is a dim-witted hunter whose "wooking for wabbits." Bugs proceeds to confuse, bamboozle, and otherwise humiliate the poor simp. (8 mins.)
Director: Fred Avery
 
19.
Puss Gets the Boot (1940 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Tom (Jasper) gets told that if he breaks one more thing he is getting thrown out, Jerry Tried his best to make the Jasper "Get the Boot". (9 mins.)
 
20.
Superman (1941 Short Film)
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The Man of Steel fights a mad scientist who is destroying Metropolis with an energy cannon. (10 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
21.
Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt (1941 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Bugs reads "Hiawatha" and winds up being hunted by him. (8 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
22.
Rhapsody in Rivets (1941 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A construction foreman conducts his workers like a symphony orchestra as they build a skyscraper, musically. (7 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
 
23.
The Night Before Christmas (1941 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Well, a mouse *is* stirring... And he's having fun playing with the toys, until he mistakes Tom for a stuffed toy and wakes him up. (9 mins.)
 
24.
Blitz Wolf (1942 Short Film)
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Yet another variation on the Three Little Pigs theme, this time told as WW2 anti-German propaganda (the US had just entered the war), with the wolf as a thinly-disguised Hitler. (10 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
25.
Pigs in a Polka (1943 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The story of the three little pigs and the big bad wulf, this time performed as pantomime to the Hungarian Dances by Johannes Brahms. (8 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
 
26.
Swooner Crooner (1944 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Porky Pig's egg faces production problems when a crooning rooster distracts the hens from their jobs. (7 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
27.
Walky Talky Hawky (1946 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Young Henery Hawk's father regretfully admits their family's shame: they hunt and eat chickens. Henery set off to find one... (7 mins.)
Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
28.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse (1947 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Tom, sick of Jerry stealing the milk out of his bowl, poisons it. Instead of killing the mouse, the potion transforms him into a muscular beast. (8 mins.)
 
29.
Mouse Wreckers (1948 Short Film)
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Mice Hubie and Bertie try to remove Claude the Cat from his house by driving him insane. (7 mins.)
 
30.
Hatch Up Your Troubles (1949 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A baby woodpecker mistakes Jerry for his mother. The mouse rejects the newly hatched bird but soon finds himself protecting it against his feline nemesis, Tom. (8 mins.)
 
31.
Jerry's Cousin (1951 Short Film)
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When Tom's harassment gets out of hand, Jerry writes to his Cousin Muscles, a tough inner city mouse, and asks for his help. (7 mins.)
Stars: Paul Frees
 
32.
Little Johnny Jet (1953 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Virtually identical in plot terms to 'One Cab's Family' (1952), but this time round it concerns a family... (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
33.
Touché, Pussy Cat! (1954 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Musketeer Jerry's old friend, Franois Mouse, sends his son for training. But when Jerry has to save the tyke from a run-in with Tom, the little one is sent packing until he manages to save Jerry. (7 mins.)
 
34.
From A to Z-Z-Z-Z (1953 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In his first of two Warner Bros. cartoons, schoolboy Ralph Phillips daydreams in class, the lessons inspiring his fantasy heroics, such as being a pony-express rider, a deep-sea diver, a boxing champion and even General Douglas MacArthur. (7 mins.)
 
35.
Sandy Claws (1954 Short Film)
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Tweety Bird is taken by his mistress, Granny, to a beach, where Sylvester Cat spots him and tries to reach his cage... (7 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
 
36.
Good Will to Men (1955 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A group of young mice is in the ruins of a church, practicing singing for an upcoming service. After singing an adulterated version of "Hark... (8 mins.)
 
37.
Tabasco Road (1957 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico, runs to the rescue of his two drunken rodent friends... (6 mins.)
Director: Robert McKimson
 
38.
One Droopy Knight (1957 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Sir Droopalot and Sir Butchalot (Droopy and Butch) vie with each other to kill a dragon that is terrorizing their kingdom. Whoever vanquishes the dragon will marry the king's daughter. (7 mins.)
Director: Michael Lah
 
39.
High Note (1960 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The sheet music for Johann Strauss' "The Blue Danube" is constructed by moving musical symbols. A baton-toting... (6 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
40.
Nelly's Folly (1961 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A talent agent on an African safari discovers Nelly, a singing giraffe, and brings her to America to be a famous performer... (7 mins.)
 
41.
Now Hear This (1962 Short Film)
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In this very abstract cartoon, a hard-of-hearing old Britisher finds a red horn and uses it as a megaphone... (6 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
42.
What's Cookin' Doc? (1944 Short Film)
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When James Cagney wins the Oscar Bugs shows a clip from "Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt" (1941) and demands a recount of the voting. (9 mins.)
Director: Robert Clampett