Shorts 1928

All short movies I have seen from 1928 ranked from best to worst.
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1.
Oh What a Knight (1928 Short Film)
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Wandering minstrel Oswald must rescue his lady love from imprisonment. (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
2.
There It Is (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When a mysterious figure appears to cause a series of disruptions at the Frisbie Home in New York, word... (19 mins.)
Director: H.L. Muller
 
3.
The Seashell and the Clergyman (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Obsessed with a general's woman, a clergyman has strange visions of death and lust, struggling against his own eroticism. (28 mins.)
Director: Germaine Dulac
 
4.
Bright Lights (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Penniless Oswald tries sneaking backstage to meet the shimmy dancer he fancies. (8 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
5.
Plane Crazy (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Inspired by Lindbergh's flight from New York to Paris, Mickey builds a plane to take Minnie for a trip involving some necking, though Minnie objects to the necking. (6 mins.)
 
6.
The Little Match Girl (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An impoverished girl tries to sell matches on NYE. Shivering with cold and unable to sell her wares, she sits in a sheltered nook. Striking a match to keep warm, she sees things in the flame. (40 mins.)
 
7.
Two Tars (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stanley and Oliver, two sailors on shore leave, rent a car and go on a drive with their dates, but soon... (21 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
8.
Steamboat Willie (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Mickey Mouse, piloting a steamboat, delights his passenger, Minnie, by making musical instruments out of the menagerie on deck. (8 mins.)
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
9.
Rival Romeos (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Oswald is off to see his sweetheart when he is passed by a rival in a faster car. He takes the lead... (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
10.
Ozzie of the Mounted (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Ozzie tries to find a way to arrest the scoundrel Pete. (5 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
11.
Accident (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(21 mins.)
Director: Ernö Metzner
 
12.
Woos Whoopee (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(7 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
13.
Ko-Ko's Earth Control (1928 Short Film)
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Koko the Clown and his dog Fitz walk into a building where levers that control various aspects of the Earth are located. After Fitz presses a particular lever, the world goes topsy-turvy and out-of-control. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
14.
The Gallopin' Gaucho (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Mickey rides up to a cantina and does a tango with Minnie. When a big cat steals her away, Mickey gives chase, riding a drunken ostrich. At the hideout, Mickey has a swordfight with the cat. (6 mins.)
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
15.
Sky Scrappers (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Construction worker Oswald must save his sweetheart when his boss makes advances toward her. (5 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
16.
The Finishing Touch (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The boys are contracted to build a house in one day. Upon completion, a bird lands on the chimney and the house collapses... (19 mins.)
 
17.
Ghosts Before Breakfast (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Hans Richter, noted for his abstract shorts, has everyday objects rebelling against their daily routine. (6 mins.)
Director: Hans Richter
 
18.
Comicalamities (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(8 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
19.
The Fox Chase (1928 Short Film)
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Oswald is with his mates in a fox hunt, but he finds his horse is stubborn and won't let him ride at first. Meanwhile, the sly fox outwits the dogs and riders in pursuit at every turn. (5 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
20.
From Soup to Nuts (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Inexperienced waiters (Laurel & Hardy) are hired for a swank dinner party. (18 mins.)
 
21.
Tall Timber (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
(8 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
22.
Leave 'Em Laughing (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Leaving the dentist's office, where Hardy's teeth have been extracted by mistake, the boys, still under the influence of laughing gas... (21 mins.)
Director: Clyde Bruckman
 
23.
The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This short experimental film tells the story of a man who comes to Hollywood to become a star, only... (11 mins.)
 
24.
You're Darn Tootin' (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Members of a municipal band, Stanley and Oliver seem to be always following someone else's lead, rather than that of the temperamental conductor... (20 mins.)
 
25.
The Starfish (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two people stand on a road, out of focus. Seen distorted through a glass, they retire upstairs to a bedroom where she undresses... (21 mins.)
Director: Man Ray
 
26.
Sure-Locked Homes (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Otto Messmer
 
27.
Should Married Men Go Home? (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When Laurel visits Hardy at home, hi-jinx occur and the Mrs. orders them out. They go to a golf course where they try to impress two young ladies and wind up in a mud-slinging fight with other golfers. (20 mins.)
 
28.
Astronomeous (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Otto Messmer
 
29.
Their Purple Moment (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Stan and Ollie hold out money from their paychecks from their shrewish wives so they can enjoy a night out on the town... with predictable results. (22 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
30.
De brug (1928 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Close shots of a railway train underway: track racing underneath, steam escaping, cars coupling, gears ratchetting... (15 mins.)
Director: Joris Ivens
 
31.
Early to Bed (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Oliver inherits a fortune and hires Stan as his butler and proceeds to torment him. Stan finally rebels and goes on a rampage... (18 mins.)
Director: Emmett J. Flynn
 
32.
The Sex Life of the Polyp (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Dr. Benchley lectures the women's club on the unusual but important title-topic. (11 mins.)
 
33.
We Faw Down (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Stan & Ollie attempt to fool their wives by sneaking out to a poker game, but instead get involved with two flirty ladies, one of whom is the girlfriend of a jealous boxer. (20 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
34.
Arabiantics (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
(9 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
35.
Habeas Corpus (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Loony scientist (Carle) hires Laurel and Hardy to raid the cemetery to keep him supplied with dead bodies for his experiments. (20 mins.)
 
36.
Dinner Time (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Paul Terry
 
37.
Futuritzy (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Otto Messmer
 
38.
The Fall of the House of Usher (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A traveller arrives at the Usher mansion to find that the sibling inhabitants, Roderick and Madeline Usher... (13 mins.)
 
39.
Outdoor Indore (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Otto Messmer
 
40.
Flying Elephants (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Laurel & Hardy, in pre-historic times, vie for the hand of the same Stone Age beauty. (17 mins.)
Director: Frank Butler
 
41.
Fiery Fireman (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X