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Spooks (1931)

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Flip the Frog finds himself in a house haunted by crazy skeletons.

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While riding through a rainstorm on his horse, Flip spots a house. He goes in to seek shelter and meets a friendly skeleton who wants to add Flip to his collection of skeletons. Flip and the skeleton eat supper and dance. When Flip goes to up to bed, he soon finds out what's going on and runs out of the house and off into the distance. Written by Coolguy

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21 December 1931 (USA)  »

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Geister  »

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(Powers Cinephone Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Flip: Shut-up!
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Edited into The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story (1999) See more »

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A Good Cartoon For Halloween
20 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one long series of gags revolving around skeletons. It is consistently entertaining; not hilarious but fun to watch at all times. As you view this, you wonder what form of skeleton was coming next, and with what gags.

In other words, after the first one, then we see a skeleton-butler, a female skeleton (who Flip dances with), a three-piece band of bones, followed by a skeleton dog and a little cuckoo bird skeleton.

The main skeleton, meanwhile, measures Skip. He wants to add our beloved to his collection of "remains." So, with the humor you also get some horror-suspense as this weirdo goes after Flip, trying to kill him, chasing him all over the house with a big knife.

The ending is clever and different from what you might expect.


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