Mother is making donuts: She throws up a circle of dough, and a cat shoots a hole in it. Later, he fishes them out of the oil with a fishing line; he eats one, and loses all 9 lives. Mother... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story "Le Petit Chaperon rouge"),
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Alice visits an animation studio, where the animators show her various scenes on their drawing boards. A few of them: a cat dancing to a cat band; a mouse poking at a (live) cat until it ... See full summary »

Director: Walt Disney
Stars: Virginia Davis, Walt Disney, Hugh Harman
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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.

Director: Walt Disney
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Alice, at the beach with her cat, tries to solve a crossword puzzle, when Woodleg Pete, a ruthless collector of rare crossword puzzles, sees that Alice's one is missing in his collection. ... See full summary »

Director: Walt Disney
Stars: Margie Gay
Hell's Bells (1929)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The demons of hell play music for Satan, whose delight turns to wrath when an insubordinate refuses to become food for Cerberus.

Director: Ub Iwerks
Animation | Family | Comedy
    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.

Directors: Ub Iwerks, Walt Disney
Stars: Walt Disney
Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Mickey and his band are determined to perform their music despite the interferance of Donald Duck and a powerful storm.

Director: Wilfred Jackson
Stars: Clarence Nash
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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. Minnie beckons him over to her trailer; he shows off the ... See full summary »

Directors: Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks
Stars: Walt Disney, Carl W. Stalling
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Mickey must save Pluto from a mad doctor's lair.

Director: David Hand
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney
Plane Crazy (1928)
Animation | Family | Comedy
    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.

Directors: Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks
Stars: Walt Disney
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house, finds an abandoned submarine with lots of ... See full summary »

Director: Byron Paul
Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Nancy Kwan, Akim Tamiroff
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Alice and her friends put on a show. After a brief overture, act one: A saloon; Alice enters, and shoots down two bad guys. Tubby O'Brien and his gang then enter the audience; Alice's cast ... See full summary »

Director: Walt Disney
Stars: Virginia Davis, Tommy Hicks
Springtime (1929)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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.

Director: Walt Disney
Edit

Storyline

Mother is making donuts: She throws up a circle of dough, and a cat shoots a hole in it. Later, he fishes them out of the oil with a fishing line; he eats one, and loses all 9 lives. Mother puts together a basket for Red to take to granny. Red uses her cart, which is pushed by her little dog; the cart gets a flat tire, and she inflates a donut to replace it. A wolf (a human lothario) drives by in a flivver, and dashes off to grandma's house, where he finds a note saying she's gone to the movies. He shrinks his car and stashes it in his pocket, then waits for Red, who stopped to watch a dancing flower. Red arrives, and they go into the house, where he attempts to have his way with her. The dog rushes off and gets help from an airplane pilot, who uses a skyhook to remove the house and, ultimately, lift the wolf in his car and drop him in the lake. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

29 July 1922 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Grandma Steps Out  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"Grandma Steps Out" is the title given to this originally silent short when it was re-released with a soundtrack, a few years after its first theatrical issue. That sound version was made by and for the Sound Film Distributing Corp. (New York) and Wardour Films (England). See more »

Connections

Version of Red Riding Hood (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Not much in the way of story, it is very important historically.
28 April 2012 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

According to IMDb, this is the first cartoon made by Walt Disney. Also, until recently, it was thought to be lost.

Although the title says "Little Red Riding Hood", the story seems to have very little to do with the classic Perrault fairy tale. Aside from mentioning a few things from the original story, it's mostly a lot of silly nonsense and some bits are WAY overlong (such as the doughnut bit). Now compared to other cartoons of the day, it's about average, but just a short time later, Disney's cartoons improved dramatically--such as "Cinderella" which came out just after "Little Red Riding Hood". And, if you do see one, you should also see the other so you can see the many similarities--such as the characters and style. Overall, a cartoon that hasn't aged tremendously well but it's worth a look for Disneyphiles.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
disney's first movie type thing xBlueEyedBeautyx
Discuss Little Red Riding Hood (1922) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page