Cinecouch Top 1000 Short Films, Part IIby jerryluogaz | created - 03 Jan 2013 | updated - 09 Oct 2014 | Public
A comprehensive list of short films of all kinds, from all eras, for all ages. This is 251-500 of 1000 films For more information and updates, please visit www.cinecouch.com
Missing from IMDb: #471 Accident (1973) by Jules Engel
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1. Puss Gets the Boot (1940)
Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Tom (Jasper) gets told that if he breaks one more thing he is getting thrown out, so Jerry tries his best to make Jasper "Get the Boot".
5. Patriotism (1966)
Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Short
A Noh dramatization of the suicides of Lt. Shinji Takeyama and his wife Reiko. After participating in a failed 1936 coup and being ordered to execute his friends, he bids his wife an intimate farewell and commits harakiri.
11. Padal proshlogodniy sneg (1983 TV Short)
20 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Surreal misadventures of a lazy drunkard with speech impediment trying to get a New Year tree on a short notice. Loosely based on folk fairy tales.
12. Pass the Gravy (1928)
23 min | Short, Comedy
Max's neigbour Schultz is breeding chicken, that are always after Max's flower seed, and Schultz bride is his rooster Brigham. Max's daughter loves Schultz's son, so they try to forget ... See full summary »
16. Alone. Life Wastes Andy Hardy (1998)
15 min | Short
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland are cloned in an experimental backyard musical. The starting point is a number of scenes from the days when both the adolescents romped through the family ... See full summary »
18. Nachalo nevedomogo veka (1967)
73 min | Drama, History
Three unconnected episodes united by a common theme: the establishment of the Soviet rule in Russia during the civil war of the early 1920s. Depicts dramatic events in simple lives of peasants and soldiers.
Segment "Home of Electricity"
25. Narcissus (1983)
22 min | Musical, Short
A balletic interpretation of the Greek myth in which dancers enact the tragedy of the beautiful youth who condemns himself to a trapped existence through excessive self-love.
29. La souriante Madame Beudet (1923)
26 min | Drama
One of the first feminist movies, The Smiling Madame Beudet is the story of an intelligent woman trapped in a loveless marriage. Her husband is used to playing a stupid practical joke in ... See full summary »
34. Przekladaniec (1968 TV Movie)
35 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
The story of a racing car driver who undergoes so many transplants that it can no longer be determined which people have contributed to his make-up.
46. Camera (III) (2000)
6 min | Short
While a veteran actor laments the state of film and film acting, a group of young children sneak a Panavision camera into the apartment where the actor resides and decide to make a film with it.
47. Mickey's Trailer (1938)
8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Goofy's in the driver's seat, Mickey's in the kitchen, and Donald's in bed in Mickey's high-tech house trailer. When Goofy comes back to eat breakfast, leaving the car on autopilot, it ... See full summary »
50. Christopher Crumpet (1953)
6 min | Animation, Short
Through drawings, an illustrator tells his dog the story of a boy named Christopher Crumpet. Christopher can at will change himself from a little boy into a chicken. He threatens to do so ... See full summary »
53. Powers of Ten (1977)
9 min | Documentary, Short
A scientific film essay, narrated by Phil Morrison. A set of pictures of two picnickers in a park, with the area of each frame one-tenth the size of the one before. Starting from a view of ... See full summary »
56. An Optical Poem (1938)
6 min | Animation, Short, Music
A dance of shapes. A title card tells us this is an experiment in conveying the mental images of music in a visual form. Liszt's "Second Hungarian Rhapsody" is the music. The shapes, all ... See full summary »
Director: Oskar Fischinger
60. Zahrada (1968)
17 min | Short, Drama
Josef shows his friend Frank his garden and his rabbits. Frank is most interested in the unsettling fact that Josef's garden fence is entirely made up of living people holding hands.
61. Eaux d'artifice (1953)
12 min | Short
A woman dressed elegantly walks purposely through the water gardens at the Villa d'Este in Tivoli, as the music of Vivaldi's "Winter" movement of "The Four Seasons" plays. Heavy red filters... See full summary »
70. A Girl's Own Story (1986)
27 min | Short
A look at three girls, young teens, in the era of the Beatles. Pam lives with parents who haven't spoken directly to each other in two years, using their daughters to talk across the table ... See full summary »
72. July '71 in San Francisco, Living at Beach Street, Working at Canyon Cinema, Swimming in the Valley of the Moon (1971)
35 min | Documentary, Short
Director: Peter B. Hutton
73. Sur un air de Charleston (1927)
17 min | Short, Sci-Fi
Shot in three days, this surreal, erotic silent short shows a native white girl teaching a futuristic African airman the Charleston dance.
77. Precious Images (1986)
8 min | Documentary, Short
A cross-cut of nearly 100 years of American movies. We see the most precious film sequences that we all remember: From "Citizen Kane" to "Star Wars", from "Some like it hot" to "E.T.". The ... See full summary »
Director: Chuck Workman
78. The Mysteries of the Chateau de De (1929)
27 min | Documentary, Short
Mannequin hands hold a pair of dice. A castle is perched on a hilltop. Below it, a posh, modern villa. Meanwhile, far from Paris, two men with masked faces play dice in a bar. They decide ... See full summary »
80. Solo (1980)
29 min | Short, Drama, War
Blockade Leningrad, winter of 1942. The soloist of the symphony orchestra is working on Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony. The concert will take place in the Leningrad Philharmonic and will be broadcasted to London.
88. Story of a Certain Street Corner (1962)
38 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
In a small and colourful town, a little girl, a tiny grey mouse, a plentiful sycamore tree, a troublesome moth and a vivid community of posters coexist in a forgotten street corner.
90. Why Man Creates (1968)
29 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
Through several amusing live action and animated vignettes, Saul Bass illustrates a fundamental and essential particularity of human nature that keeps us alive and the world turning, ... See full summary »
91. Universal Hotel (1986)
20 min | Short
Universal Hotel combines objective and subjective elements. In it, Thompson chronicles his research into experiments by Dr. Sigmund Rascher at Dachau in 1942, in which he nearly froze a ... See full summary »
93. The Inn Where No Man Rests (1903)
5 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy
A traveler is shown to a room in an inn. After a brief dispute with the hostess and a porter, he is left to himself. But strange things begin to happen in his room, and before long he has ... See full summary »
94. Two Tars (1928)
21 min | Comedy, Short
Stanley and Oliver, two sailors on shore leave, rent a car and go on a drive with their dates, but soon get involved in a huge traffic jam with dozens of ill-tempered motorists. A minor ... See full summary »
96. Shakhmatnaya goryachka (1925)
Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Short
With an international chess tournament in progress, a young man becomes completely obsessed with the game. His fiancée has no interest in it, and becomes frustrated and depressed by his ... See full summary »
97. Âme noire - Black Soul (2001)
10 min | Animation, Short, Drama
The History of Afro-Americans, from the slave trade and arrival of Africans in America in the 17th century to the modern day, told by an old lady to her grandson through the family's history book.
Director: Martine Chartrand
99. The Mysteries of a Hairdresser's Shop (1923)
32 min | Short
Karl Valentin plays a journeyman in a barber shop who prefers to stay in bed than to take care of his (already heavily bearded) customers. When he's at work, he removes boils with hammer, ... See full summary »