Short Film, Released between 1956-01-01 and 1956-12-31, Animation (Sorted by Number of Votes Descending)



1. Broom-Stick Bunny (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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Witch Hazel's claim to be the ugliest witch of all is threatened by a Halloween witch who turns out to be Bugs trick-or-treating.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 1,530

2. Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.4
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Wile E. Coyote unsuccessfully chases the Road Runner using such contrivances as a rifle, a steel plate, a dynamite stick on an extending metal pulley, a painting of a collapsed bridge (... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Paul Julian

Votes: 1,151

3. Deduce, You Say (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Mystery, Animation

7.4
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Daffy Duck is a detective who is hunting for the Shropshire Slasher.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 1,142

4. Blue Cat Blues (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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As Tom prepares to commit suicide, Jerry recounts the cat's hopeless lover's pursuit of the opportunistic lady that led to this.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Star: Paul Frees

Votes: 906

5. Barbary-Coast Bunny (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.6
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When Nasty Canasta cheats Bugs out of his gold, the rabbit retaliates by playing a naive hayseed whose effortless and unrelenting winning bankrupts Canasta's new casino.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler

Votes: 884

6. A Star Is Bored (1956)

TV-G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.6
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Daffy Duck must double for Bugs in any slapstick which Warners considers too dangerous for its star Bug Bunny.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, June Foray

Votes: 789

7. To Hare Is Human (1956)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.7
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Wile E. Coyote consults a "Univac Electric Brain (Do It Yourself)" in his efforts to catch Bugs.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 786

8. Barbecue Brawl (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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Spike is showing his son Tyke how to barbecue when his cooking is disrupted by a typical Tom-and-Jerry chase.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Daws Butler, William Hanna

Votes: 776

9. There They Go-Go-Go! (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.4
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Wile E. Coyote, tired of eating mud, chases after the Road Runner instead.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Paul Julian

Votes: 749

10. Muscle Beach Tom (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.4
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Tom settles in for a day at the beach with his sweety, accidentally ruining Jerry's day. Meanwhile, Tom's girl is paying more attention to the bodybuilders than to Tom.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Star: William Hanna

Votes: 718

11. Bugs' Bonnets (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.5
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A psychological study of the behavioral effects of headgear as Bugs and Elmer continually switch personas depending on which hats they wear.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Robert C. Bruce

Votes: 711

12. Down Beat Bear (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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A dancing bear, who escaped from a circus, uses Tom as his reluctant dance partner.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Daws Butler, Paul Frees

Votes: 653

13. The Flying Sorceress (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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Tom steals a witch's flying broom so he can scare the wits out of Jerry.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: June Foray, William Hanna

Votes: 645

14. Stupor Duck (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.3
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Daffy Duck plays a superhero who can't do anything right while fighting a menace he does not know is non-existant.

Director: Robert McKimson | Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler

Votes: 638

15. Rocket Squad (1956)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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In a futuristic city, Detectives Monday and Tuesday pursue a wanted criminal.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 579

16. Busy Buddies (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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Tom and Jerry are forced to take care of a baby because the babysitter is more interested in talking on the phone.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Louise Erickson, Perry Sheehan

Votes: 578

17. Chips Ahoy (1956)

6 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

7.2
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Chip and Dale are starving in their tree home when they notice a plentiful supply of acorns on an island in a lake. To get to the island, they borrow a miniature model ship of Donald's to ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Kinney | Stars: Dessie Flynn, Clarence Nash, Norma Swank

Votes: 538

18. Rocket-bye Baby (1956)

7 min | Animation, Sci-Fi, Family

7.3
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A cosmic mix-up results in a Martian baby being delivered to Earth, while an Earth baby is sent to Mars. Joseph Wilbur and his wife try to raise the green-skinned, ingenious Martian tyke as... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Daws Butler, June Foray

Votes: 485

19. In the Bag (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

7.6
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A ranger tries to get his bears to clean up the mess the tourists have left behind.

Director: Jack Hannah | Stars: James MacDonald, Bill Thompson, Jackson Weaver

Votes: 474

20. The Egg and Jerry (1956)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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A baby woodpecker mistakes Jerry for his mother. The mouse rejects the newly hatched bird but soon finds himself protecting it against his feline nemesis, Tom.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Sara Berner, William Hanna

Votes: 467

21. Napoleon Bunny-Part (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.1
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Bugs takes a wrong turn off the Hollywood freeway and tunnels into the headquarters of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 457

22. Wideo Wabbit (1956)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.1
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Bugs Bunny is chased by Elmer Fudd throughout a TV studio and its various productions.

Directors: Robert McKimson, Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Daws Butler

Votes: 445

23. The High and the Flighty (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.2
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Salesman Daffy Duck comes upon a farm, the site of Foghorn Leghorn's ongoing feud with the barnyard dog, and proceeds to sell Foghorn and the dog contraptions to continue their violent, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKimson | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 419

24. Hooked Bear (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Humphrey the bear isn't having much luck with his fishing; every time he catches some nice fish, he gets distracted and drops them. So he goes after the catches of the local anglers instead... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hannah | Stars: James MacDonald, Bill Thompson

Votes: 414

25. The Honey-Mousers (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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The Honey-Mousers are starved for food and a cat stands between them and the refrigerator. Ralph and his friend concoct unsuccessful cat-passing techniques, the best being a Trojan dog made from a barrel.

Director: Robert McKimson | Stars: Daws Butler, June Foray

Votes: 388

26. A Short Vision (1956)

6 min | Animation, Short

7.2
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The leaders, the wise men, the leopard, the deer, the owl and the rat all look up in the sky in fear as a strange object flies through the sky.

Directors: Joan Foldes, Peter Foldes | Star: James McKechnie

Votes: 378

27. Rabbitson Crusoe (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.2
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Crusoe, played by Yosemite Sam, has been living off coconuts for 20 years when Bugs washes up on his island.

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 368

28. Heaven Scent (1956)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.5
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On the French Riviera, a female cat is frightened by sudden outbursts of barking by every dog around her. So, to scare them away, she paints her back with a white stripe like that of a ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 335

29. The Unexpected Pest (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.8
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Sylvester is pressured to catch mice or leave the house. In desperation, he finds an outdoor mouse who will act the part.

Director: Robert McKimson | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 332

30. Magoo's Puddle Jumper (1956)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.4
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At a used car lot, Mr. Magoo is intent on buying a car for his nephew Waldo. He is slick talked into buying an old clunker thanks to a shifty salesman but he drives it off anyway. ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Daws Butler

Votes: 327

31. Half-Fare Hare (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.9
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Bugs decides to travel to Chattanooga. He hitches a ride on a train where he meets two bums who are so hungry that at first sight they yell "food". The bums chase him all across the train, but Bugs deftly defies them.

Director: Robert McKimson | Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler

Votes: 326

32. How to Have an Accident in the Home (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

7.0
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The spirit of Fate demonstrates how carelessness is responsible for much of Donald Duck's misfortune at home.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Bill Thompson, Clarence Nash

Votes: 313

33. A Cowboy Needs a Horse (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

6.4
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A young boy dreams of being a cowboy. After he gets the basics, as outlined in the title song, he's attacked by Indians. He runs out of bullets and manages to lasso them. He smokes the ... See full summary »

Directors: Bill Justice, Jack Kinney

Votes: 308

34. Millionaire Droopy (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.4
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Despite what's printed on the credits, Tex Avery had nothing to do with this cartoon - it's a Cinemascope remake of 'Wags to Riches' (1949), put together by others from his original artwork... See full summary »

Directors: Tex Avery, Michael Lah | Stars: Bill Thompson, Tex Avery, Sara Berner, William Hanna

Votes: 304

35. Popeye for President (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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Popeye and Bluto are running for president; it's election day, the vote is tied, and Olive is the only remaining voter.

Directors: Seymour Kneitel, Thomas Johnson | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 300

36. Weasel Stop (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.0
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A shaggy dog is the guard at a farm's chicken coop when a lip-smacking weasel comes along, intending to gain access to the chickens. And, never one to side with a canine, Foghorn Leghorn ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKimson | Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler, Lloyd Perryman

Votes: 292

37. Gerald McBoing! Boing! on Planet Moo (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

6.0
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While meeting a new friend, Gerald is abducted by aliens and whisked to the planet Moo. The king of Moo mistakenly thinks that all Earthlings - like Gerald - speak only in sound effects, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Cannon | Star: Marvin Miller

Votes: 292

38. Tweet and Sour (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.3
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Sylvester Cat tries to catch Tweety Bird in Granny's farm house, but Granny catches Sylvester and warns him if anything ever happens to Tweety, she will have Sylvester turned into violin ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 282

39. Insect to Injury (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.5
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Popeye tries to get rid of termites before they ruin his newly built house.

Directors: Dave Tendlar, Morey Reden | Star: Jack Mercer

Votes: 266

40. Raw! Raw! Rooster! (1956)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.3
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Foghorn's annoying college buddy, Rhode Island Red, comes for a visit and then won't leave. What's worse, he muscles in on Foggy's harem and reverses most of Foggy's traps and tricks. A ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKimson | Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler

Votes: 255

41. A Haul in One (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.8
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Popeye and Bluto are, believe it or not, pals and partners in a moving company. (Maybe it's because Popeye isn't squinting here.) Anyhow, Olive has made the mistake of hiring them. She ... See full summary »

Directors: Izzy Sparber, Al Eugster | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 254

42. Yankee Dood It (1956)

8 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.6
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The King of the Elves comes to help a failing shoemaker industrialize through the doctrine of industrial capitalism.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Daws Butler

Votes: 250

43. Parlez Vous Woo (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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Olive is so captived by "The International", a radio personality with a French accent, that she'd rather stay home than go out on a date with Popeye. Bluto, overhearing this, comes to the ... See full summary »

Directors: Izzy Sparber, Al Eugster | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 231

44. Too Hop to Handle (1956)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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Sylvester Cat scoffs at his son's idea that a pipe like that of "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" could lure mice into their home to catch. But when Junior tries it and Hippety Hopper, the baby ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKimson | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 229

45. Tree Cornered Tweety (1956)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.8
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Sylvester Cat chases Tweety Bird while Tweety narrates. The chase takes them out of the city to the country, straight into a mine field, down a ski slope, and to the middle of a wooden ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 224

46. Rythmetic (1956)

9 min | Animation, Short

6.7
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On a blue background, a series of numbers (1 to 5) begin to appear, forming simple arithmetic equations that create a pattern. Numbers and symbols move as the pattern grows, to a soundtrack of simple beats.

Directors: Evelyn Lambart, Norman McLaren

Votes: 220

47. Assault and Flattery (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.7
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Bluto is accusing Popeye in judge Wimpy's courtroom. Bluto tells a sad tale of how Popeye attacked him without provocation, but Popeye tells his side, in detail (in other words, a large chunk of _Balmy Swami, A (1949)_).

Directors: Izzy Sparber, Al Eugster, Thomas Johnson, Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Jackson Beck, Gilbert Mack, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 218

48. Tugboat Granny (1956)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.8
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Tweety Bird and his mistress, Granny, are at the controls of a tugboat that Sylvester tries unsuccessfully to board.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 214

49. I Don't Scare (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.1
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Popeye has beaten Bluto to a date with Olive. Seeing that Olive is superstitious, Bluto changes the date to Friday the 13th, and proceeds to rig various proofs that bad things will happen if she goes out.

Directors: Izzy Sparber, Thomas Johnson | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 206

50. The Slap-Hoppy Mouse (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.6
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Local cat gossip says that Sylvester is no longer a great mouse catcher. To prove them wrong, Sylvester takes his son mouse-catching.

Director: Robert McKimson | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 200


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