With Educational Films Corporation of America (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. War Babies (1932)

Passed | 11 min | Short, Comedy, War

4.9
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A group of soldiers in a café watch a dancer as she entertains them, but later two of them become rivals over her.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Shirley Temple, Georgie Billings, Eugene Butler, Philip Hurlic

Votes: 418

2. Wings Over Everest (1934)

22 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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A documentary about the first flight over Mt Everest.

Directors: Geoffrey Barkas, Ivor Montagu | Stars: Alexander John, David Timson, Michael Kilgarrif

Votes: 97

3. Merrily Yours (1933)

21 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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Sonny falls for the pretty new girl next door and decides to take her to a party. First, however, he has to get his sister Mary Lou to go to sleep, which is proving to be a harder task than he anticipated.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Shirley Temple, Frank Coghlan Jr., Mary Blackford, Sidney Miller

Votes: 133

4. Polly Tix in Washington (1933)

11 min | Comedy, Short

4.7
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A child runs for the Senate, in a short film where toddlers play adults.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Shirley Temple, Eugene Butler, Gloria Ann Mack, Georgie Smith

Votes: 175

5. Kid in Hollywood (1933)

10 min | Short, Comedy

4.8
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An aspiring actress is rejected by casting, but gets her chance to perform when the star doesn't feel like performing. The cast is all young children, performing adult roles.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Shirley Temple, Georgie Billings, Gloria Ann Mack, Georgie Smith

Votes: 167

6. The Pie-Covered Wagon (1932)

10 min | Comedy, Western, Short

4.9
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Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Shirley Temple, Georgie Smith, Eugene Butler, Philip Hurlic

Votes: 273

7. Hi-Ho Hollywood (1938)

Approved | 17 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

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Director: William Watson | Stars: Harriet Hutchins, Margaret Johnson, Hugh Cameron, Lola Pierce

8. The Kid's Last Fight (1933)

11 min | Comedy, Short

5.8
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Diaper Dampsey must defend his diaper-weight championship, but someone has kidnapped his girlfriend to make him lose!

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Shirley Temple, Georgie Smith, Lawrence Harris, Arthur J. Maskery

Votes: 67

9. Dora's Dunking Doughnuts (1933)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Music

5.8
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A schoolteacher helps his friend Dora by getting his students to help him to make a radio commercial.

Director: Harry Edwards | Stars: Andy Clyde, Ethel Sykes, Bud Jamison, Shirley Temple

Votes: 272

10. Hayseed Romance (1935)

Approved | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Elmer Doolittle,a hired hand on a farm,encounters some complications in his romancing and believes he will have to marry the farm-owner aunt of Molly, the pretty girl he loves. Further ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Jane Jones, Dorothea Kent, Robert McKenzie

Votes: 124

11. The Gold Ghost (1934)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Western

6.2
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Dumped by his girlfriend, Buster drives west and winds up in a ghost town called Vulture City, where he appoints himself sheriff.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Warren Hymer, Dorothy Dix, Roger Moore

Votes: 232

12. Jail Bait (1937)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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Buster agrees to pose as a murderer to throw off the police while his room mate, a reporter, searches for the real killer.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Harold Goodwin, Matthew Betz, Bud Jamison

Votes: 272

13. The Chemist (1936)

Not Rated | 19 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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A chemist's brilliant new concoction makes him a target for gangsters.

Director: Al Christie | Stars: Buster Keaton, Marlyn Stuart, Earle Gilbert, Donald MacBride

Votes: 148

14. Kid 'in' Africa (1933)

10 min | Comedy, Short

4.9
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Missionary Cradlebait goes to the jungle to "civilize" the cannibals, but ends up in a cooking pot.

Director: Jack Hays | Stars: Shirley Temple, Danny Boone Jr.

Votes: 222

15. Grand Slam Opera (1936)

Approved | 20 min | Comedy, Short

6.8
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Elmer Butts is a contestant in a radio amateur hour show hoping to win the first price... by dancing and juggling!

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Diana Lewis, Harold Goodwin, John Ince

Votes: 290

16. The Book Shop (1937)

7 min | Animation, Short

6.3
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Directors: Mannie Davis, George Gordon

Votes: 14

17. Ditto (1937)

Not Rated | 17 min | Comedy, Short

5.7
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Buster, an ice delivery man, falls for one of his customers, not knowing she has a twin sister living next door.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Gloria Brewster, Barbara Brewster, Harold Goodwin

Votes: 117

18. Tars and Stripes (1935)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Elmer Doolittle (Buster Keaton), an apprentice seaman doing training at the U. S. Navy's San Diego Training Station, can't seem to keep out of trouble or the brig. Most of his problems ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Vernon Dent, Dorothea Kent, Jack Shutta

Votes: 152

19. The Timid Young Man (1935)

Not Rated | 20 min | Comedy, Short

5.4
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A man who has sworn off women and a woman who has sworn off men must find their budding relationship threatened by aggressive romantic rivals.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Buster Keaton, Lona Andre, Tiny Sandford, Kitty McHugh

Votes: 122

20. Managed Money (1934)

Approved | 21 min | Comedy, Short

5.2
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Young Mary Lou tries to help her brother Sonny raise money so that he can attend a military academy.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Frank Coghlan Jr., Shirley Temple, Harry Myers, Helene Chadwick

Votes: 134

21. City of Wax (1934)

Not Rated | 9 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Osacr-winning Live Action Short film about bees.

Directors: Horace Woodard, Stacy Woodard | Star: Gayne Whitman

Votes: 43

22. Pink Elephants (1937)

7 min | Animation, Short

6.6
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Directors: Dan Gordon, George Gordon, Paul Terry

Votes: 23

23. Love Nest on Wheels (1937)

Not Rated | 20 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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Buster, the eldest son in a family of hillbillies who manage a hotel, attempts to raise money to save the hotel from foreclosure.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Myra Keaton, Al St. John, Lynton Brent

Votes: 147

24. Krakatoa (1933)

23 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Documentary describing the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa in the Dutch East Indies, destroying 70% of the island and its surrounding archipelago.

Stars: Graham McNamee, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 35

25. Mixed Magic (1936)

Not Rated | 18 min | Comedy, Short

5.5
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A professional magician, "The Great Spumoni", fires his male assistant and his female assistant insists that he hire another one. The young man he hires turns out to have no aptitude whatsoever for a magic act. Complications ensue.

Director: Raymond Kane | Stars: Buster Keaton, Eddie Lambert, Marlyn Stuart, Eddie Hall

Votes: 117

26. Hotel Anchovy (1934)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

5.4
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The Ritz Brothers cause chaos in a bankrupt hotel.

Director: Al Christie | Stars: Al Ritz, Harry Ritz, Jimmy Ritz, Doris Hill

Votes: 131

27. Pardon My Pups (1934)

Approved | 19 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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Sonny wants a motorcycle for his birthday, and is disappointed when he learns that he is getting a dog instead.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Frank Coghlan Jr., Shirley Temple, Kenneth Howell, Dorothy Ward

Votes: 226

28. Palooka from Paducah (1935)

Not Rated | 20 min | Comedy, Short

5.6
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A hillbilly family, hard-hit by the end of Prohibition, decide to set the biggest brother up as a professional wrestler.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Myra Keaton, Joe Keaton, Louise Keaton

Votes: 133

29. Three on a Limb (1936)

Not Rated | 18 min | Comedy, Short

5.9
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A Scoutmaster falls for a beautiful young carhop, but finds that a beefy traffic cop is also courting her--and he doesn't want any competition.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Lona Andre, Harold Goodwin, Grant Withers

Votes: 120

30. One Run Elmer (1935)

Approved | 19 min | Short, Action, Comedy

6.3
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Elmer owns a gas station out in the California desert. Soon he has a business rival in Jim, who opens up another station, and is also trying to steal Elmer's girlfriend. She plays both ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Lona Andre, Dewey Robinson, Harold Goodwin

Votes: 170

31. The E-Flat Man (1935)

Not Rated | 20 min | Comedy, Short

5.6
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Elmer and his girlfriend run away to elope and spend their trip trying to dodge the police who are on their trail after they mistakenly make their getaway in a police car.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Dorothea Kent, Broderick O'Farrell, Charles McAvoy

Votes: 135

32. Blue Blazes (1936)

Not Rated | 17 min | Comedy, Short

5.9
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Buster becomes a fireman, but unfortunately not a particularly good one. He has a chance to prove himself, however, when three women are trapped in a burning building.

Director: Raymond Kane | Stars: Buster Keaton, Arthur L. Jarrett, Marlyn Stuart, Rose Kessner

Votes: 125

33. Allez Oop! (1934)

Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Comedy

6.2
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When Buster's girlfriend falls for a trapeze artist, Buster tries to beat him at his own game.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Buster Keaton, Dorothy Sebastian, George J. Lewis, Harry Myers

Votes: 297

34. And Women Must Weep (1922)

Drama, Short

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In an isolated fishing village, the women await the return of their men from the sea. At times, tragedy befalls, and the women must search the shore for their husbands' bodies. And for one ... See full summary »

Director: Robert C. Bruce | Star: Mayo Methot

35. The Big Top (1938)

7 min | Animation, Short

4.1
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Puddy goes to a circus where he watches the various acts, but misinterprets Apaché dancing canines as an assault on the girl. He beats up the boy. Incredibly, everyone cheers this egregious bit of audience participation.

Director: Mannie Davis

Votes: 9

36. A Nose for News (1935)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Joe gets a job as a newspaper reporter and is sent to the jail to interview a notorious gangster the police have just captured. The gangster steals Joe's newspaper pass, and walks out of ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Joe Cook, Richard Cramer, George McKay, Ruth Hall

Votes: 6

37. Bridge Wives (1932)

11 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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Mrs. Smith is participating in a marathon bridge tournament, and Mr. Smith has become anxious and desperate as a result.

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Al St. John, Fern Emmett, Billy Bletcher, Lynton Brent

Votes: 70

38. Gags and Gals (1936)

17 min | Comedy, Short, Musical

4.8
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The first of the series of shorts, featuring magazine-and advertising illustrator and syndicated cartoonist Jefferson Machamer, produced by Educational Pictures, for 20th Century Fox ... See full summary »

Director: Al Christie | Stars: Jefferson Machamer, Prudence Hayes, Charles Kemper, Henry Jines

Votes: 26

39. Ask Dad (1929)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.0
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A young boy falls for his widowed father's efficient secretary, who has more sense than them both.

Director: Hugh Faulcon | Stars: Edward Everett Horton, Winston Miller, Ruth Renick

Votes: 87

40. Pete and Repeat (1931)

21 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Bud Harrison, Peenie Elmo

41. Knight Duty (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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Harry is a hobo, one step ahead of the law. After accidentally foiling a purse snatcher, he cadges a ride on a flatbed truck, is knocked out when a wax figure falls on him during the ride, ... See full summary »

Director: Arvid E. Gillstrom | Stars: Harry Langdon, Vernon Dent, Matthew Betz, Lita Chevret

Votes: 45

42. What's to Do? (1933)

Passed | 17 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Sonny Rogers has just gotten elected class president, he's a star baseball player, and has a cute girlfriend. But, thanks to the conniving of his rival, Harry Vanderpool, he and his whole ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Frank Coghlan Jr., Shirley Temple, Dorothy Ward, Kenneth Howell

Votes: 96

43. Will You Stop! (1937)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy

5.6
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Tim (Tim Ryan) has written what he thinks is a great skit about Antony and Cleopatra for the department store's annual employee show, but the boss insists on his goofy daughter (Irene Ryan)... See full summary »

Director: William Watson | Stars: Tim Ryan, Irene Ryan, Hugh Cameron, Ed Garvie

Votes: 16

44. The Miss They Missed (1938)

18 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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Professor Pierre is assigned to find a missing heiress whose fortune will go to a worthless relative if she isn't found. He uses most of his dialect ability in the search by posing as a ... See full summary »

Director: Al Christie | Stars: Willie Howard, Estelle Jayne, Fred Manette, Jack Hartley

Votes: 11

45. One Big Happy Family (1935)

21 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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Director: Al Christie | Stars: Tim Ryan, Irene Ryan, George Shelton, Emerson's Mountaineers

Votes: 15

46. Gandy the Goose (1938)

7 min | Animation, Short

5.8
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In Gandy's debut film, he leaves home to make is way in the world. Suprisingly, he's a silly goose with an Ed Wynn voice, and a wolf with a George Givot voice tries to lure him into his ... See full summary »

Director: John Foster | Star: Arthur Kay

Votes: 18

47. Amuse Yourself (1936)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy

6.7
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Comic-strip artist Jefferson Machamer (Gags and Gals - Hollywood Hubby) is told to amuse himself when he calls on three old men at their office regarding a business proposition. He does so ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Kane | Stars: Jefferson Machamer, Earle Gilbert, Billy Fay, Eddie Hall

Votes: 12

48. The Hitch Hiker (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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Director: Arvid E. Gillstrom | Stars: Harry Langdon, Vernon Dent, Ruth Clifford, William Irving

Votes: 25

49. Getting an Eyeful (1938)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

5.8
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Henry Groper a struggling Optician, gets married to Eleanor to her Father's dismay. But on their wedding day, Henry is told he has 30 days to make a go of his business or else his Father ... See full summary »

Director: William Watson | Stars: Charles Kemper, Danny Kaye, Sally Starr, Clyde Fillmore

Votes: 52

50. Bosom Friends (1934)

10 min | Short

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Star: James F. Clemenger


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