CMT's Favourite Shortsby christurton-turton5 | created - 14 Apr 2013 | updated - 21 May 2014 | Public
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2. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
Not Rated | 45 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.
3. The 'High Sign' (1921)
Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Comedy
A drifter at an amusement park finds himself both the bodyguard and hit man of a man targeted by a criminal gang.
4. Neighbors (1920)
18 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
A young couple who live next to each other in tenement apartments do everything they can to be together despite of their feuding families.
5. What's Opera, Doc? (1957)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Elmer Fudd is again hunting rabbits - only this time it's an opera. Wagner's Siegfried with Elmer as the titular hero and Bugs as Brunnhilde. They sing, they dance, they eat the scenery.
6. Scorpio Rising (1963)
28 min | Short, Music
An army of gay/nazi bikers make their engines roar and ride the way to pain/pleasure as sexual and sadistic symbols are intercut into the dazing chaos and rhythmic experiences of this ... See full summary »
7. Ko-Ko's Earth Control (1928)
6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Koko the Clown and his dog Fitz walk into a building where levers that control various aspects of the Earth are located. After Fitz presses a particular lever, the world goes topsy-turvy and out-of-control.
Director: Dave Fleischer
9. Swing You Sinners! (1930)
8 min | Animation, Short, Horror
Bimbo is seen late at night, trying to steal a chicken. He runs away from a policeman and enters a haunted cemetery. Various ghosts and monsters tell him that he will be punished for his sin.
15. Minnie the Moocher (1932)
Passed | 8 min | Animation, Short, Family
Betty Boop and Bimbo run away from home, but that night they are scared by a chorus of ghosts singing the title song.
19. A Dream Walking (1934)
7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Popeye and Bluto each wants to save Olive as she sleepwalks onto a construction site. But most of their efforts go into preventing each other from being the hero.
20. Night and Fog (1956)
Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History
The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.
21. Peace on Earth (1939)
Passed | 9 min | Animation, Short, Drama
Two baby squirrels ask grandpa to explain what "men" are when he comes in singing "peace on earth, goodwill to men". Grandpa tells the story of man's last war.
22. Yozhik v tumane (1975)
11 min | Animation, Short
A little hedgehog, on the way to visit his friend the bear, gets lost in thick fog, where horses, dogs and even falling leaves take on a terrifying new aspect.
23. Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs (1943)
Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short
So White flees from the wicked Queenie, wins over the thugs from Murder Inc. and meets her overrated Prince Chawmin'.
Approved | 7 min | Family, Musical, Animation
A live-action piano player relates the story of the Moth who, on his way to marry his Honey Bee, falls into the clutches of an amourous black widow spider, who at one point disguises ... See full summary »
28. Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936)
Approved | 16 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
The legendary sailors Popeye and Sindbad do battle to see which one is the greatest.
29. The Old Mill (1937)
Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
We see the various birds, mice, and bats that have moved into an old windmill, followed by the frogs, crickets, and fireflies making their music in an adjacent pond. Then a storm comes, ... See full summary »
31. The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (1946)
Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Action
After reading his favorite Dick Tracy comic, Daffy Duck has a surreal dream in which he is Duck Twacy, a private eye on the trail of an army of horrifyingly grotesque villains who stole every piggy bank in town, including his own.
32. Dough for the Do-Do (1949)
Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short
Porky ventures into Darkest Africa in search of the last Do-Do bird, and winds up in Wackyland, a surreal place where the sun comes up atop a human pyramid, the Warner Brothers shield comes... See full summary »
33. Seven Up! (1964 TV Short)
39 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects. Director Michael Apted plans to reinterview them at seven-year ... See full summary »
34. A Symposium on Popular Songs (1962)
Passed | 19 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Professor Ludwig von Drake plays a variety of popular music, all of which he wrote. First, ragtime: the Rutabaga Rag, with vegetables dancing in stop-motion. Next, the Charleston, with ... See full summary »
37. Rabbit's Moon (1950)
7 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
Pierrot waxes romantic, entranced by the moon. Harlequin appears and bullies him, then uses a magic lantern to project an image of Columbine. Pierrot tries to court the illusory Columbine ... See full summary »
39. Science Friction (1959)
10 min | Animation, Short
This film uses stop motion animation of still photographs to convey images of politics and science in the nuclear era. The advancement of science allows man to do things he never would have... See full summary »
Director: Stan Vanderbeek
40. The Revenge of a Kinematograph Cameraman (1912)
Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A jilted husband takes his revenge by filming his wife and her lover and showing the result at the local cinema. This was one of Starewicz' first animated films, and stars very realistic ... See full summary »
Director: Wladyslaw Starewicz
41. 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 »
44. Fairyland: A Kingdom of Fairies (1903)
Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
In this spectacular free adaptation of the popular theatre play "La Biche au Bois", the valiant Prince Bel-Azor pursues a baleful old witch to her impregnable castle, to save the beautiful young Princess Azurine.
49. 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 »
51. Multiple SIDosis (1970)
10 min | Short, Music