MGM Cartoon Shorts

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1.
The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (1965 Short Film)
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A simple line attempts to woo his true love, a dot, away from the unkempt squiggle she prefers. But... (10 mins.)
“ MGM Cartoon - Dot & Line ” - metnever
 
2.
Red Hot Riding Hood (1943 Short Film)
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The characters of the traditional fairy tale demand a new approach to the story as a sexy urban comedy with Red as an adult nightclub dancer. (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon ” - metnever
 
3.
Little Rural Riding Hood (1949 Short Film)
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The last of Tex Avery's variations on 'Red Hot Riding Hood' (1943), in which the country wolf visits his city cousin... (6 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - City Wolf & Country Wolf ” - metnever
 
4.
Wild and Woolfy (1945 Short Film)
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The Wolf rides into town, terrorises it, kidnaps the girl, and is chased by the outraged townspeople... (8 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
5.
King-Size Canary (1947 Short Film)
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A mangy cat on the verge of starvation finds a tiny canary and a bottle of 'Jumbo-Gro' fertilizer, which gives him an idea that leads to giant cats, dogs, mice and canaries chasing each other round Lilliputian towns and cities... (8 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Cat, Canary, Dog & Mouse ” - metnever
 
6.
The Bear That Wasn't (1967 Short Film)
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A bear wakes out of hibernation in the middle of a human society that blindly refuses to recognize him as an animal. (10 mins.)
Stars: Paul Frees
“ MGM Cartoon ” - metnever
 
7.
Dumb-Hounded (1943 Short Film)
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The Wolf escapes from prison but is hounded by the police dog named Droopy. Wherever The Wolf goes, the little fellow is there, too. (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
8.
The Shooting of Dan McGoo (1945 Short Film)
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This starts off as an adaptation of Robert Service's poem 'The Shooting of Dan McGrew', complete with... (8 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
9.
Northwest Hounded Police (1946 Short Film)
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A wolf convict makes his escape, but is pursued by a diminutive Mountie who seems to be everywhere. (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
10.
Señor Droopy (1949 Short Film)
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A bullfight contest between Droopy and The Wolf, staged in the Chili Bowl. (8 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
11.
Wags to Riches (1949 Short Film)
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A millionaire with two dogs (Spike and Droopy) leaves his fortune to Droopy with the stipulation that should he be killed the entire fortune who would to Spike. Guess what Spike is up to? (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Spike ” - metnever
 
12.
Out-Foxed (1949 Short Film)
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Droopy is an unlikely fox-hound, but the highly civilised (and resourceful) English upper-class fox makes even more unlikely prey... (8 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & English Fox ” - metnever
 
13.
The Chump Champ (1950 Short Film)
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Droopy and Spike compete in a series of athletics contests, and no prizes for guessing who starts cheating... (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Spike ” - metnever
 
14.
Daredevil Droopy (1951 Short Film)
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Similar in tone to 'The Chump Champ' (1950), but this time Droopy and Spike are in competition for a circus acrobat's job... (6 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Spike ” - metnever
 
15.
Droopy's Good Deed (1951 Short Film)
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Droopy the Boy Scout attempts to do good deeds, but has various Spike-related hurdles to overcome first... (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Spike ” - metnever
 
16.
Droopy's Double Trouble (1951 Short Film)
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Droopy and his identical twin brother Drippy are assigned to look after a house, and are told to deal violently with strangers... (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Spike ” - metnever
 
17.
Caballero Droopy (1952 Short Film)
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Droopy is on his way to woo his lovely senorita when he is waylayed by a wolf intent on winning the fair lass. But the wolf wasn't counting on Droopy's uncanny ability to be in the right place at the right time... (6 mins.)
Director: Dick Lundy
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
18.
The Three Little Pups (1953 Short Film)
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A variation on the age-old 'Three Little Pigs' theme, with Droopy and pals being the target of one of the most laid-back wolves you'll ever see... (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
19.
Drag-A-Long Droopy (1954 Short Film)
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Droopy is a shepherd. His sheep graze into cattle country, despite the warning sign. He gets in an argument with the cattle owner, but of course, nobody wins a battle against Droopy. (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
20.
Homesteader Droopy (1954 Short Film)
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Homesteaders are not popular in cattle country, so when the cows complain to the sheriff (The Wolf), the law makes it tough on the Droopy family. (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
21.
Dixieland Droopy (1954 Short Film)
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Don't be fooled by the title - Droopy looks like Droopy, but he's actually jazzman John Pettibone, with his performing flea combo... (8 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy ” - metnever
 
22.
Deputy Droopy (1955 Short Film)
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A jailhouse, a tempting safe... and a sleeping sheriff. Can the two villains make off with the loot without waking him up... (7 mins.)
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy ” - metnever
 
23.
Grin and Share It (1957 Short Film)
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Butch and Droopy have equal shares in a gold mine. When they finally strike gold, Butch tries to make his share more equal by doing away with Droopy, with no success. (7 mins.)
Director: Michael Lah
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Butch ” - metnever
 
24.
Blackboard Jumble (1957 Short Film)
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A wolf with a Southern accent walks by just as a teacher is getting fed up with his class and walks out. Unfortunately, the class consists of three junior clones of Droopy, who manage to try his patience. (6 mins.)
Director: Michael Lah
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
25.
One Droopy Knight (1957 Short Film)
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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
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Butch ” - metnever
 
26.
Sheep Wrecked (1958 Short Film)
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Droopy guards his flock of sheep from the southern wolf, whose unsuccessful schemes to receive his prey work against him. (6 mins.)
Director: Michael Lah
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Wolf ” - metnever
 
27.
Mutts About Racing (1958 Short Film)
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Droopy and Butch are competing race car drivers in a road race. While Butch has the faster car, his cockiness and the time he spends on unsuccessful schemes to stop Droopy work against him. (7 mins.)
Director: Michael Lah
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Butch ” - metnever
 
28.
Droopy Leprechaun (1958 Short Film)
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Droopy, on an Irish stopover of an international flight, buys a souvenir leprechaun hat, and is mistaken for a real leprechaun by Spike. (6 mins.)
Director: Michael Lah
“ MGM Cartoon - Droopy & Butch ” - metnever
 
29.
The Screwy Truant (1945 Short Film)
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Screwy Squirrel is pursued by a truant officer. (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
30.
Heir Bear (1953 Short Film)
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Barney inherited a map to treasure buried in his backyard, but his digging doesn't square with the plans of the gopher sleeping on the treasure. (6 mins.)
Director: Dick Lundy
Stars: Paul Frees
 
31.
The Discontented Canary (1934 Short Film)
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A canary is frustrated by being caged, particularly with a parrot taunting him when humans aren't watching... (9 mins.)
 
32.
The Lost Chick (1935 Short Film)
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A chicken has hatched seven chicks; she locates six of them, but the other, Eggbert, is lost. (10 mins.)
 
33.
Poor Little Me (1935 Short Film)
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Bunnies, turtles, and other small woodland animals play. A skunk sits apart, singing "I ain't got nobody" and mopes his way home... (11 mins.)
 
34.
The Prospecting Bear (1941 Short Film)
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Barney and his severely overloaded pack mule are prospecting, high on a mountain, when Barney spots gold nuggets, and a whole cave lined with gold. (9 mins.)
 
35.
The Unwelcome Guest (1945 Short Film)
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Barney Bear runs afoul of a foul-smelling skunk who wants to steal his berries. (7 mins.)
Director: George Gordon
 
36.
The Hick Chick (1946 Short Film)
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In this triangle drama a country chicken chooses between a country rooster and a city rooster. (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
37.
Lonesome Lenny (1946 Short Film)
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Screwy Squirrel is bought in a pet shop to be the companion of a daft dog so strong that he squeezes his playmates to death. (8 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
38.
One Cab's Family (1952 Short Film)
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A happily married pair of taxicabs are delighted when Junior enters their lives, but this delight turns... (8 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
39.
Car of Tomorrow (1951 Short Film)
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A series of demonstrations of the kind of motoring accessories we'll all take for granted in the future... (6 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
Stars: June Foray
 
40.
Batty Baseball (1944 Short Film)
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A series of visual gags about baseball. One running gag has an angry fan screaming "Kill the ump!" Be careful what you wish for..... (6 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
41.
Slap Happy Lion (1947 Short Film)
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The king of the jungle, after a well-spent day terrorising the rest of the animals, is petrified by a mouse... (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
42.
The Little Bantamweight (1938 Short Film)
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The big bantamweight fight is in a few months, and papa rooster is getting nervous. But the eggs start hatching... (8 mins.)
 
43.
Innertube Antics (1944 Short Film)
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A donkey, putting a small pile of rubber out for wartime recycling, is dismayed by the much larger piles his neighbors have put out... (7 mins.)
 
44.
Sleepy-Time Squirrel (1954 Short Film)
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Barney Bear is forced to give lodgings to a noisy squirrel who makes it impossible to get any sleep. (7 mins.)
Director: Dick Lundy
Stars: Paul Frees
 
45.
Cellbound (1955 Short Film)
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Spike has just finished the 20 year process of digging a tunnel from his prison cell but he picks the wrong place to hide. (6 mins.)
 
46.
T.V. of Tomorrow (1953 Short Film)
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A variety of fanciful innovations in "future" T.V. sets, including a model with a built-in stove, and a number of highly interactive models... (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
47.
The Uninvited Pest (1943 Short Film)
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Barney is settling in for his hibernation when a squirrel spots his bedtime snack: a bowl of walnuts... (7 mins.)