Shorts 1929

All short movies I have seen from 1929 ranked from best to worst.
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1.
Un Chien Andalou (1929 Short Film)
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Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present seventeen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery. (16 mins.)
Director: Louis Bunuel
 
2.
Hell's Bells (1929 Short Film)
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The demons of hell play music for Satan, whose delight turns to wrath when an insubordinate refuses to become food for Cerberus. (6 mins.)
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
3.
Big Business (1929 Short Film)
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Ollie and Stanley are two Christmas Tree sales reps who get into one of their usual mutual destruction fights with a homeowner. (19 mins.)
 
4.
The Skeleton Dance (1929 Short Film)
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The clock strikes midnight, the bats fly from the belfry, a dog howls at the full moon, and two black cats fight in the cemetery: a perfect time for four skeletons to come out and dance a bit. (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
5.
The Haunted House (1929 Short Film)
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Mickey seeks shelter from a storm in a house that turns out to be haunted. The skeletons command him to play the organ; they dance and play along. (7 mins.)
 
6.
Springtime (1929 Short Film)
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Flowers, insects, and a crow family all dance to a jaunty tune celebrating spring. After a brief storm, grasshoppers, frogs, and spiders cavort to the Dance of the Hours. (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
7.
Liberty (1929 Short Film)
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Two escaped convicts (Laurel & Hardy) change clothes in the getaway car, but wind up wearing each other's pants... (20 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
8.
Lambchops (1929 Short Film)
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George and Gracie enter an elegant drawing room, looking everywhere for something. Turns out, they're looking for the audience... (8 mins.)
 
9.
The Barn Dance (1929 Short Film)
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Mickey comes in his horse and buggy to pick up Minnie for the barn dance, but he's aced out by his rival... (7 mins.)
 
10.
Wrong Again (1929 Short Film)
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Among the horses stable hands Stanley and Oliver are tending is a thoroughbred named "Blue Boy." But... (20 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
11.
The Karnival Kid (1929 Short Film)
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Mickey is selling hot dogs at a carnival next to the tent for Minnie the Shimmy Dancer. He gets into an argument with the barker... (8 mins.)
 
12.
Bacon Grabbers (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stan & Ollie find work as debt collectors. Their first assignment is to collect a late payment on a radio set... (20 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
 
13.
Mickey's Choo-Choo (1929 Short Film)
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Mickey is a railroad engineer with an anthropomorphic locomotive. He feeds the train (coal), then feeds his dog... (7 mins.)
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
14.
Double Whoopee (1929 Short Film)
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Stanley and Oliver, in their new jobs as footman and doorman at a ritzy hotel, wreak their usual havoc on the guests... (19 mins.)
Director: Lewis Foster
 
15.
One Good Turn (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Otto Messmer
 
16.
The Plowboy (1929 Short Film)
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Mickey goes about his farm chores, plowing with Horace and milking Clarabelle, while Minnie sings (until Mickey kisses her... (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
17.
Finding His Voice (1929 Documentary)
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Animated figure Talkie gets a visit from his friend Mutie in search for a job. Talkie takes him to the Western Electric sound lab... (11 mins.)
 
18.
Regen (1929 Documentary)
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Rain falls on a Dutch city. (14 mins.)
 
19.
Perfect Day (1929 Short Film)
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Plans for a nice Sunday picnic seemed doomed even before Stanley and Oliver and their families get into the car... (19 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
20.
Mickey's Follies (1929 Short Film)
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Mickey puts on a show in his barnyard. A short dramatic scene by a chicken and rooster; an operatic ode by Patricia Pig, and then the main attraction: Mickey sings and plays his theme song, then dances to it. (7 mins.)
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
21.
The Merry Dwarfs (1929 Short Film)
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A band of dwarfs dance while they work and play in the forest. (6 mins.)
 
22.
Wild Waves (1929 Short Film)
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Mickey Mouse is a singing lifeguard. Minnie Mouse is the damsel he must rescue before she is swept out to sea. (7 mins.)
 
23.
When the Cat's Away (1929 Short Film)
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While Tom Cat goes away hunting, Mickey, Minnie, and their mouse friends break into his house and perform music. They play various tunes on the piano while the other mice hit household objects in tune to the music. (7 mins.)
 
24.
The Opry House (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Mickey Mouse runs a cheap opera house and performs on stage as a snake charmer, a belly dancer and a long-haired pianist. (6 mins.)
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
25.
Skyscraper Symphony (1929 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A montage of the skyscrapers of Manhattan opens with a succession of stationary views of the upper portions of numerous buildings... (9 mins.)
 
26.
That's My Wife (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Oliver stands to inherit a large fortune from his rich Uncle Bernal, with the condition that he be happily married... (20 mins.)
Director: Lloyd French
 
27.
Angora Love (1929 Short Film)
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Stanley and Oliver are adopted by a runaway goat, whose noise and aroma in turn get the goat of their suspicious landlord. Attempts to bathe the smelly animal result in a waterlogged free-for-all. (21 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
 
28.
Bosko the Talk-Ink Kid (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A cartoonist draws Bosko, who promptly comes to life. (5 mins.)
Director: Hugh Harman
 
29.
Black and Tan (1929 Short Film)
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Duke Ellington in a jazz musical short with a tragic plotline. (19 mins.)
Director: Dudley Murphy
 
30.
The Jazz Fool (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Horace pulls a wagon with a a small pipe organ, with Mickey at the keys; a sign on the side reads "Mickey's Big Road Show." They arrive... (6 mins.)
 
31.
Unaccustomed As We Are (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Oliver invites his friend Stanley over for a nice home-cooked meal, but Mrs. Hardy wants nothing to do with it and walks out... (21 mins.)
 
32.
Men O'War (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two sailors on leave, Stanley and Oliver meet two girls at a park and invite them to have a soda. Unfortunately... (20 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
 
33.
The Mysteries of the Chateau de De (1929 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Mannequin hands hold a pair of dice. A castle is perched on a hilltop. Below it, a posh, modern villa... (27 mins.)
Director: Man Ray
 
34.
The Barnyard Battle (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Mickey, and a ragtag group of mice, defend their farm from a group of cats, in a sort of small-scale version of the Civil War (complete with appropriate uniforms and "Dixie"). (7 mins.)
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
35.
The Hoose-Gow (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stanley and Oliver protest that they were only bystanders to the raid, but are hauled off to a prison labor camp anyway... (18 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
36.
Tusalava (1929 Short Film)
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With the screen split asymmetrically, one part in positive, the other negative, the film documents the... (9 mins.)
Director: Len Lye
 
37.
They Go Boom! (1929 Short Film)
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Stanley's attempts to treat Oliver's cold include dropping a swab down his friend's throat, applying a mustard plaster to his rump, and inflating the air mattress from the gas jet until it has Oliver pressed against the ceiling. (20 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
38.
El terrible toreador (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A Spanish cantina. The toreador enters, sees the waitress being harassed, and confronts the military/police type doing the harassment. She comes to the bullfight. (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
39.
Sound Test for Blackmail (1929 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Alfred Hitchcock makes an experiment in this short film where he uses the sound device for the first time in a motion picture of his own... (1 mins.)
 
40.
H2O (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A study on water, the reflections and motions of the liquid that accentuates its ethereality and metallic beauty. (13 mins.)
Director: Ralph Steiner
 
41.
Berth Marks (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Big-time (so they think) vaudeville stars Stanley and Oliver take the train to Pottsville, their next booking... (19 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
 
42.
Jungle Rhythm (1929 Short Film)
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Mickey's apparently on an African safari, riding on an elephant, but his shotgun disintegrates the first time he tries to use it... (7 mins.)
 
43.
Felix the Cat in False Vases (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Director: Otto Messmer