Shorts 1932

All short movies I have seen from 1932 ranked from best to worst.
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1.
Mickey's Good Deed (1932 Short Film)
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On Christmas Eve, Mickey is forced to sell Pluto to a bratty rich kid in order to give some orphans presents. (8 mins.)
 
2.
Barnyard Olympics (1932 Short Film)
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Mickey and his friends are staging a sort of olympics in a makeshift stadium on his farm. The main event is a sort of quadrathlon... (7 mins.)
Director: Wilfred Jackson
 
3.
Flowers and Trees (1932 Short Film)
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An evil tree stump, jealous of two trees in love, starts a forest fire. (8 mins.)
 
4.
Minnie the Moocher (1932 Short Film)
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Betty Boop and Bimbo run away from home, but that night they are scared by a chorus of ghosts singing the title song. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
5.
The Klondike Kid (1932 Short Film)
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At a bar in the Klondike, Mickey rescues waif Minnie from the cold and then has to deal with Pete, who proceeds to snatch her away. (7 mins.)
 
6.
Santa's Workshop (1932 Short Film)
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Santa's little helpers must hurry to finish the toys before Christmas Day. (7 mins.)
 
7.
The Music Box (1932 Short Film)
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Like the legendary Sisyphus, deliverymen Laurel and Hardy struggle to push a large crated piano up a seemingly insurmountable flight of stairs. (29 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
8.
Bugs in Love (1932 Short Film)
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Insects have made a playground/carnival out of castoffs, featuring "ice skating" on mirrors. Two love bugs head off to a more private area... (7 mins.)
 
9.
Boop-Oop-A-Doop (1932 Short Film)
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In the circus, Betty Boop is the lion tamer, sings title tune on the high wire, and fights off the lecherous ringmaster. (9 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
10.
The Mad Dog (1932 Short Film)
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It's bath day for Pluto; we open with him already being scrubbed. He gets out, and his tug of war with Mickey and the towel lands Mickey in the tub... (7 mins.)
Director: Burt Gillett
 
11.
S.O.S. (1932 Short Film)
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A sinking ship leaves three survivors on a life raft: Bimbo, Koko and Betty Boop. Good news/bad news: they're rescued by a pirate ship... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
12.
Babes in the Woods (1932 Short Film)
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Two Dutch children stumble on a clearing in the woods where gnomes are going about their business. The gnomes are friendly to the children... (8 mins.)
 
13.
King Neptune (1932 Short Film)
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King Neptune and an array of sea creatures come to the rescue of a mermaid captured by lecherous pirates. (7 mins.)
 
14.
Chess-Nuts (1932 Short Film)
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Betty Boop is the black queen and Bimbo the white king in a surrealistic chess game. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
15.
Just Dogs (1932 Short Film)
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Pluto's cage-mate helps him escape from the pound and find a bone to eat. But Pluto is not especially grateful. (7 mins.)
 
16.
Betty Boop's Ups and Downs (1932 Short Film)
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Betty thinks everything on Earth is for sale...even the planet itself. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
17.
Touchdown Mickey (1932 Short Film)
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Mickey's Manglers get a couple of last-quarter touchdowns and tie the football game with the Alley Cats... (6 mins.)
 
18.
Crazy-Town (1932 Short Film)
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Betty Boop and Bimbo take a wild streetcar ride to Crazy Town, where birds swim, fish fly, and everthing else reverses normal behavior. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
19.
The Bears and Bees (1932 Short Film)
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Two bear cubs find some honey in a tree stump and escape the wrath of the bees when a big, mean bear chases them away and does the suffering for them. (6 mins.)
Director: Wilfred Jackson
 
20.
Funny Face (1932 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
 
21.
The Dancing Fool (1932 Short Film)
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Daredevil sign painters Bimbo and Koko like what they see through the window of Betty Boop's Dancing School, and stay for a lesson. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
22.
Betty Boop's Bamboo Isle (1932 Short Film)
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On a south sea isle, Bimbo meets Betty in the guise of a hula dancer. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
23.
The Duck Hunt (1932 Short Film)
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Mickey and Pluto are going duck hunting. They clown around a bit. Then they march off, with Pluto's fleas following in formation... (7 mins.)
 
24.
A Hunting We Will Go (1932 Short Film)
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Amorous hunters Bimbo and Koko set out to bag some furs for coat-loving Betty Boop, but things don't turn out the way they'd planned... (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
25.
The Grocery Boy (1932 Short Film)
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Mickey (and Pluto) are delivering a grocery order to Minnie. She pretends not to notice for a while... (7 mins.)
Director: Wilfred Jackson
 
26.
Betty Boop, M.D. (1932 Short Film)
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Betty, Koko and Bimbo sell a weird concoction in their medicine show. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
27.
The Wayward Canary (1932 Short Film)
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Mickey has brought a gift for Minnie: a pair of mischievous canaries. (7 mins.)
Director: Burt Gillett
 
28.
Room Runners (1932 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
29.
Betty Boop's Museum (1932 Short Film)
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Koko takes Betty to the museum, where she's locked in overnight and forced to sing at the skeletons' dance. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
30.
County Hospital (1932 Short Film)
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In the hospital with a broken leg Ollie is visited by Stan, who brings him hard-boiled eggs, nuts, and total mayhem. (19 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
31.
The Bird Store (1932 Short Film)
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Pet shop birds defend themselves from a hungry cat. (7 mins.)
 
32.
Betty Boop's Bizzy Bee (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Everyone loves the wheat cakes served by short-order cook Betty, but they have a drawback. With Bimbo and Koko; no bee is involved. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
33.
The Betty Boop Limited (1932 Short Film)
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On a special train, Betty's show troupe rehearses: Betty sings, Bimbo juggles, and Koko does a soft-shoe. The train itself also does tricks. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
34.
Parade of the Award Nominees (1932 Short Film)
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Academy Award nominees march in a parade grand marshaled by Mickey Mouse. (2 mins.)
 
35.
Musical Farmer (1932 Short Film)
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Mickey performs all his chores while whistling or singing. The big excitement is when Fanny the hen, who hasn't laid an egg in some time, lays a super-giant egg. (7 mins.)
Director: Wilfred Jackson
 
36.
Mickey's Revue (1932 Short Film)
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Mickey Mouse conducts an orchestra, while the rest of the Disney menagerie of the era provides a dance recital, with Horace Horsecollar as stage manager, and Pluto continually sneaking on stage. (7 mins.)
Director: Wilfred Jackson
 
37.
Towed in a Hole (1932 Short Film)
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Although they are successful fishmongers, Stan convinces Ollie that they should become fishermen too, but making a boat seaworthy is an easy task. (21 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
38.
The Office Boy (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Flip schemes to get himself hired as an office boy at the Screwy Nuts & Bolts factory, especially because of the attractive typist... (7 mins.)
 
39.
Betty Boop for President (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Betty's campaign tries to appeal to everyone. Real candidates are parodied, but campaign promises are a bit bizarre. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
40.
I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You (1932 Short Film)
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Betty Boop and friends meet Louis Armstrong on a jungle safari. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
41.
Stopping the Show (1932 Short Film)
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After watching a Paramount Noose Reel and a cartoon with Bimbo and Koko the Clown, the audience is thrilled when Betty Boop appears on stage to sing and imitate Fanny Brice and Maurice Chevalier. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
42.
Stormy Seas (1932 Short Film)
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43.
Any Old Port! (1932 Short Film)
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In need of funds, Hardy happens to meet an old friend, now a boxing promoter, and volunteers "Battling Laurel" as the team's prizefighter, only to discover their opponent in the ring is a fearsome old nemesis. (20 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
44.
Admission Free (1932 Short Film)
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Koko and Bimbo visit Betty Boop's penny arcade, Bimbo to flirt with Betty; but his turn at the shooting gallery becomes a hunting trip. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
45.
Mickey's Nightmare (1932 Short Film)
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Mickey dreams of marrying Minnie and having about 20 children. For all the possible joys of children, a brood this size turns the dream into a nightmare, especially when they get into the open cans of paint strewn about the house. (7 mins.)
 
46.
The Goal Rush (1932 Short Film)
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Flip the Frog plays college football with wacky results.
 
47.
The Robot (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Bimbo is a mechanic whose girlfriend (not Betty) agrees to marry him if he wins a fight against "One-Round Mike." Quick as a wink... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
48.
Mickey in Arabia (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Mickey and Minnie are touring Arabia when she catches the eye of sheik Pete. (7 mins.)
Director: Wilfred Jackson
 
49.
The Whoopee Party (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A house party. While Minnie plays piano and the guests dance, Mickey, Goofy, and Horace prepare a snack... (7 mins.)
 
50.
Their First Mistake (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Mrs. Hardy is irate that her husband Oliver spends more time with his friend Stanley than with her. Oliver decides to adopt a baby... (21 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
51.
Let Me Call You Sweetheart (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Betty Boop, a nursemaid, meets a masher in the park; with the Bouncing Ball, Ethel Merman sings the title song. (9 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
52.
Bosko's Dizzy Date (1932 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
 
53.
Scram! (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Ordered out of town by angry Judge Beaumont, vagrants Stanley and Oliver meet a congenial drunk who invites them to stay at his luxurious mansion... (20 mins.)
Director: Raymond McCarey
 
54.
Any Rags (1932 Short Film)
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The rag and bone man passes through Betty Boop's neighborhood. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
55.
Circus (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Flip the Frog is working as a hot dog vendor at a circus. A thief steals a woman's purse and it's up to Flip to stop him.
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
56.
Helpmates (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Oliver's house is in a shambles after a wild party, and his wife is due home at noon. He calls Stanley to help him fix the place up... (20 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
57.
What a Life (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Flip the Frog and his human friend are poor and hungry street musicians who have a series of unlucky run-ins with a policeman.
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
58.
'The Bully' (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
 
59.
Bosko's Party (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Bosko and friends give Honey a surprise birthday party. (8 mins.)
 
60.
You Try Somebody Else (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Ethel Merman sings the title song with a Bouncing Ball. Animated sequence: a cat burglar, just out of jail, raids Betty Boop's icebox. (10 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
61.
Bosko the Lumberjack (1932 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
 
62.
Nurse Maid (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
 
63.
Hide and Seek (1932 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
64.
School Days (1932 Short Film)
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65.
The Dentist (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unconventional dentist deals with patients in slapstick fashion. (21 mins.)
Director: Leslie Pearce
 
66.
Bosko at the Beach (1932 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
 
67.
Fire! Fire! (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
 
68.
Bosko and Bruno (1932 Short Film)
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Bosko and Bruno escape from a speeding train via a handcar; make a failed attempt to steal a chicken; and end up on a runaway boxcar. (7 mins.)
 
69.
The Chimp (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two bumbling circus performers inadvertently help drive the circus into ruin and then end up in possession of a flea circus and an oversized chimp. (25 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
70.
The Idea (1932 Short Film)
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When a liberal idea emerges in a tyranny ruled society, power and wealth unite to bring it down. (30 mins.)
 
71.
Phoney Express (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
 
72.
Battling Bosko (1932 Short Film)
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Bosko is a brave little boxer who battles the champion, Gas House Harry. The enormous brute proves a bit much, even for a plucky underdog. (7 mins.)
 
73.
Puppy Love (1932 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
 
74.
Pagan Moon (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
On a tropical island, a native boy sings "Pagan Moon" to his sweetheart. Later, he plays music underwater with an octopus-pianist and other jazz-loving sea life. (7 mins.)
 
75.
It's Got Me Again! (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Late at night, the mice come out and sing and play to the title tune, among others. That is, until the cat arrives, but he's quickly sent packing. (7 mins.)
 
76.
Crosby, Columbo, and Vallee (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
An American Indian boy and girl sing and dance in the forest along with the animals. Trouble begins when a fire threatens baby birds in their nest. (7 mins.)
Director: Rudolf Ising
 
77.
Pencil Mania (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
This Tom and Jerry cartoon (the human versions, not the cat and mouse) is an opportunity for the animators to have fun with the medium... (7 mins.)
 
78.
Moonlight for Two (1932 Short Film)
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Two courting hillbilly dogs go to the big barn dance. (7 mins.)
 
79.
Bosko's Dog Race (1932 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
 
80.
Boo (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A wisecracking narrator mocks footage featuring Frankenstein's monster and Count Dracula. (10 mins.)
Director: Albert DeMond
 
81.
I Love a Parade (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A circus parade, to the title tune. Next, a series of sideshow acts: the wild boy, the rubber man, siamese twin pigs... (7 mins.)
 
82.
The Milkman (1932 Short Film)
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Flip, the owner of a dairy farm, wakes up one morning and goes to milk his cow. He has problems with...
 
83.
Trader Mickey (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Mickey Mouse and Pluto are traveling up an African river with a cargo of goods (including several musical instruments)... (8 mins.)
Director: David Hand
 
84.
Bosko's Store (1932 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
Director: Hugh Harman
 
85.
Just a Gigolo (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Irene Bordoni sings with the Bouncing Ball; plus cartoon segments. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
86.
Bosko's Woodland Daze (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
 
87.
You're Too Careless with Your Kisses! (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A bee returns home late after a night out having too much honey. His wife leaves him, but quickly ends up in the clutches of an evil ladybug. The whole hive turns out to fight the ladybug and get her back. (7 mins.)
Director: Rudolf Ising
 
88.
The Queen Was in the Parlor (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
The king returns to his castle, and asks where the queen is; she's in the parlor, and won't be seen... (7 mins.)
 
89.
Rocketeers (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
 
90.
Three's a Crowd (1932 Short Film)
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An old man is reading a book by the fire. The clock strikes 8, and he heads off to bed. From his book... (7 mins.)
Director: Rudolf Ising
 
91.
The Music Lesson (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Flip makes mischief during his piano lesson. (7 mins.)
 
92.
Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Reis and Dunn (with Betty Boop) sing the Irving Berlin song with a Bouncing Ball. In a cartoon army camp, everything rises before the soldiers. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
93.
Bosko at the Zoo (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Bosko and Honey go to the zoo. Honey is frightened by the lion, but Bosko is the one who ends up in danger. (7 mins.)
 
94.
Freddy the Freshman (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Freddy comes to a party and is a hit; he then goes on to be the star quarterback at the football game. (7 mins.)
Director: Rudolf Ising
 
95.
Ride Him, Bosko! (1932 Short Film)
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96.
A Spanish Twist (1932 Short Film)
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Tom and Jerry (the human versions, not the cat and mouse) are on a raft in the ocean. After being attacked by an octopus and losing their raft... (6 mins.)
 
97.
Piano Tooners (1932 Short Film)
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Tom and Jerry (the human versions, not the cat and mouse) work as piano tuners. After seeing them at... (7 mins.)
 
98.
Goopy Geer (1932 Short Film)
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Goopy, a dog of no particular personality, but a crackerjack piano player, plays several songs on the stage of a nightclub. We spend a fair amount of time watching the patrons and staff of the nightclub. (7 mins.)
 
99.
Big-Hearted Bosko (1932 Short Film)
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While ice-skating on a frozen pond, Bosko and his dog discover a baby abandoned in the snow. (7 mins.)
 
100.
I Wish I Had Wings (1932 Short Film)
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Morning on the farm. A rooster rousts the chickens and geese. The chicks run out from under a huge hen... (7 mins.)