With The Vitaphone Corporation (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Buzzin' Around (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy

6.6
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Fatty invents a liquid with flubber-like properties which makes objects resilient and unbreakable. Unfortunately, in his rush to get out of the house to demonstrate his invention, he ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Al St. John, Dan Coleman, Fritz Hubert

Votes: 124

2. Art Trouble (1934)

21 min | Comedy, Short

6.5
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Two brothers are ordered by their parents to go to Paris to study art. Having other interests, they pay two house painters to go in their place. When the impostors win an art contest, they are exposed by an unexpected visitor.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Harry Gribbon, Shemp Howard, Beatrice Blinn, Leni Stengel

Votes: 106

3. In the Dough (1933)

Not Rated | 22 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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Slim starts his first day of work at a bakery on the same day that local gangsters pay a visit to his boss demanding protection money. When the boss refuses to pay, the gangsters hatch a ... See full summary »

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Dan Coleman, Ethel Davis, Fred Harper

Votes: 67

4. Hey, Pop! (1932)

18 min | Short, Comedy

7.3
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Fatty tries to keep a child from being taken to the Orphan Asylum after being orphaned by his mother only to end up unwittingly in that same Asylum.

Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Connie Almy, Florence Auer, Billy Hayes

Votes: 42

5. I Like Mountain Music (I) (1933)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.6
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The magazines and books in a drugstore come to life and sing the title song, among others. Some celebrities shown: Will Rogers, Sonja Henie, Kay Kyser; like most of this genre, there's an ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Sara Berner, Pinto Colvig, Jack Mercer

Votes: 160

6. I Love a Parade (1932)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.1
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A circus parade, to the title tune. Next, a series of sideshow acts: the wild boy, the rubber man, siamese twin pigs, a tattooed man, a hula-dancing hippo, an Indian snake (or goat) charmer... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 133

7. Crosby, Columbo, and Vallee (1932)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.4
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An American Indian boy and girl sing and dance in the forest along with the animals. Trouble begins when a fire threatens baby birds in their nest.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: The King's Men, Johnny Murray

Votes: 121

8. Shuffle Off to Buffalo (1933)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.5
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Baby central. A flock of storks is leaving with babies. An old man at a ledger book is dealing with phone calls and letters; a request for twins from Nanook of the North sends him to the ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Johnny Murray, The Rhythmettes

Votes: 173

9. Three's a Crowd (1932)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.5
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An old man is reading a book by the fire. The clock strikes 8, and he heads off to bed. From his book, Alice in Wonderland, out crawls Alice, who turns the radio to the title tune. This ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Bernice Hansen, Jack Mercer

Votes: 72

10. Vaudeville (I) (1934)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

5.6
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A cute gal carrying a title card announces each of four acts. The six-member Honey family - three women and three men - perform acrobatics. Reece and Dunn sing a ballad in harmony with ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Herb Williams, The Honey Family, Les Reis, Artie Dunn

Votes: 51

11. Bosko in Person (1933)

8 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.4
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Bosko and Honey perform a wacky stage act that includes doing imitations of Maurice Chevalier, Greta Garbo and 'Jimmy Durante'.

Directors: Friz Freleng, Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 129

12. Tomalio (1933)

21 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Charles Judels, Fritz Hubert, Phyllis Holden

Votes: 36

13. The Shanty Where Santy Claus Lives (1933)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.5
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Christmas Eve. A poor orphan boy trudges through the snow, pathetically. He finally arrives at his miserable cabin. While he is crying, Santa arrives and, singing the title song, offers to ... See full summary »

Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising

Votes: 273

14. Gobs of Fun (1933)

17 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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Two sailors have shore leave. They both plan on spending it with the same girl, Lulu. Lulu is the kind of girl who has a boyfriend on every ship and a husband on the side.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Charles Judels, George Givot, Olive Borden, Charles Anthony Hughes

Votes: 16

15. Close Relations (1933)

21 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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Young Wilbur Wart gets a letter from a man who may be his rich uncle. It seems the uncle is dying and looking for heirs to leave his fortune to. On his way to his uncle's place, he gets ... See full summary »

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Harry Shannon, Charles Judels, Mildred Van Dorn

Votes: 42

16. I've Got to Sing a Torch Song (1933)

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

5.7
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A series of celebrity sketches set at a radio station. Some unorthodox calisthenics (including corset tightening, cradle rocking, and stock ticker reading) start the action. Bing Crosby (OK... See full summary »

Director: Tom Palmer | Star: Sara Berner

Votes: 243

17. Wake Up the Gypsy in Me (1933)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.9
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A camp of Russian gypsies, dancing and playing music. After an opening dance, a quartet of beer-drinkers gargles the Volga Boatman song, then another group hauling on a rope sings it (we ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 106

18. My Mummy's Arms (1934)

19 min | Short, Comedy

6.1
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Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Harry Gribbon, Shemp Howard, Russell Hicks, Louise Latimer

Votes: 14

19. Very Close Veins (1934)

18 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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Dr. Toppanbottam suggests his patient go to Alaska for his vein problem. Rosie in the Roaring Borealis overhears Ben talking about his very close veins and understand it to be a gold vein.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ben Blue, Shemp Howard, Dorothy Dare, Robert Gleckler

Votes: 11

20. Dizzy & Daffy (1934)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

5.5
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A half-blind minor league pitcher meets, and nicknames, Dizzy and Daffy Dean, who go on to play for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Dizzy Dean, Paul 'Daffy' Dean, Roscoe Ates, Shemp Howard

Votes: 14

21. Buddy the Gob (1934)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.3
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Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Jack Carr, Bernice Hansen

Votes: 67

22. Young and Healthy (1933)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

4.7
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Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 98

23. I Wish I Had Wings (1932)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.3
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Morning on the farm. A rooster rousts the chickens and geese. The chicks run out from under a huge hen, leaving her much smaller. She digs for a worm by turning her bill into a brace and ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 75

24. Pure Feud (1934)

Approved | 9 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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Edgar Appletree and his sister arrive at a mountain resort for a rest cure, only to find themselves in the midst of a shooting war between the McCarthys and their neighbors.

Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Vicki Cummings, Valerie Bergere

Votes: 54

25. And She Learned About Dames (1934)

9 min | Musical, Short

6.2
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Students at New York's Rovina Finishing School for Girls send their photographs to the makers of Claybury's Beauty Soap, in the hope of being chosen as "Miss Complexion of 1934." Martha ... See full summary »

Stars: Lyle Talbot, Martha Merrill, Busby Berkeley, Joan Blondell

Votes: 93

26. The Song of Fame (1934)

19 min | Short, Music

6.2
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Cigarette girl Ruth Eaton is an aspiring singer who hopes her cocksure theatrical agent Dave can get her an audition with an impresario who can give her a break.

Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Ruth Etting, Eddie Bruce, Arthur Donaldson, Minor & Root

Votes: 22

27. The Meal Ticket (1931)

Passed | 18 min | Short, Comedy

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Jack Pearl employs his German-dialect character and misuse of the English language as a husband who is constantly arguing with his wife, Claire Trevor),and always losing the argument. The ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Jack Pearl, Claire Trevor, Peggy Shannon

28. Costumes of the World (1933)

Documentary, Short

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Director: E.M. Newman

29. Smoked Hams (1934)

Passed | 19 min | Comedy, Short

5.8
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A vaudeville team convinces an agent to book their new act, which uses a Civil War theme.

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Daphne Pollard, Shemp Howard, Lionel Stander, Harry Shannon

Votes: 41

30. The Grand Dame (1931)

9 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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An uncouth gangster's moll attempts to break into high society, but things don't go as expected for anyone involved.

Director: Arthur Hurley | Stars: Patsy Kelly, Austin Fairman, Winifred Harris, Donald Kirke

Votes: 87

31. Sittin' on a Backyard Fence (1933)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.5
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Sex seems to be on the minds of the animals on a backyard fence: the alley cats following a solitary female who may be in heat and the bull and the cows painted on an advertisement. After ... See full summary »

Director: Earl Duvall

Votes: 126

32. Bosko and Honey (1932)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.3
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Honey tries to teach the violin to an unwilling kitten. Later, she and Bosko go off on a bicycle ride.

Director: Hugh Harman | Star: Rochelle Hudson

Votes: 89

33. Bosko in Dutch (1933)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

4.9
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Directors: Friz Freleng, Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 63

34. The Queen Was in the Parlor (1932)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.0
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When the king returns to the castle, he is surprised to find that the queen is in the parlor and won't see anyone.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 108

35. Ride Him, Bosko! (1932)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.8
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Bosco in the wild west, tries to have fun with any situation that come in his way.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Hugh Harman, Rochelle Hudson, Rudolf Ising, Johnny Murray

Votes: 140

36. I Scream (1934)

20 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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An over-eager ice cream delivery man is mistakenly hired by an insurance company that is being bankrupted by paying off claims related to a gang war.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Gus Shy, Shemp Howard, Lionel Stander, Curtis Karpe

Votes: 15

37. The Dish Ran Away with the Spoon (1933)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.8
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Dishes and utensils wash, dry, and stack themselves. A duster plays a silverware box like a piano while a salt-pepper-and-sugar set sings. The spoon proposes to the dish (interrupted by a ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 158

38. Pugs and Kisses (1934)

21 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Charles Judels, Lionel Stander, Shemp Howard, Greta Granstedt

Votes: 14

39. The Camera Speaks (1934)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.4
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An elderly night watchman at the Vitagram movie studio falls asleep and dreams about the old days.

Stars: Leo Donnelly, William Jennings Bryan, Dorothy Dalton, Louise Glaum

Votes: 37

40. Bosko's Mechanical Man (1933)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.8
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Bosko creates a robot. The only problem is that his creation goes mad wreaking havoc.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 93

41. How've You Bean? (1933)

21 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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Dimwitted grocers Abner & Willie attend a wedding dinner and accidentally serve the guests Mexican jumping beans.

Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mildred Van Dorn, Fritz Hubert, Dora Mills Adams

Votes: 33

42. Buddy's Beer Garden (1933)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.1
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Director: Earl Duvall | Stars: Jack Carr, Bernice Hansen

Votes: 119

43. Beauty Spots (1933)

Documentary, Short

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Travelogue highlighting famous places like the Blue Grotto, Amalfi and the Acropolis.

Director: E.M. Newman

44. The Bitter Half (1931)

Passed | 8 min | Short, Comedy

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Frank (Frank Orth) is the second husband of Ann, (Ann Codee)whose first husband disappeared. Hubby-One was a circus strong-man and Ann constantly hold him up as the model that Frank should ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hurley | Stars: Ann Codee, Frank Orth

45. Believe It or Not (Second Series) #9 (1932)

Not Rated | 8 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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In this short film, Robert L. Ripley introduces narrator Leo Donnelly who presents various "Believe It or Not" oddities from around the world as gathered by Ripley.

Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Leo Donnelly, Robert L. Ripley

Votes: 11

46. Wrongorilla (1933)

19 min | Short, Comedy

3.5
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Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Jack Haley, Joan Castle, Douglas Leavitt, Harry Shannon

Votes: 6

47. Moving In (1931)

Passed | 16 min | Short, Comedy

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A group of Joe Penner's relatives get together to fix up a house for a pair of newlyweds. Coordination and planning is not the order of the day, so they eventually end up completely wrecking the house.

Director: Albert Ray | Star: Joe Penner

48. Hollywood Newsreel (1934)

Approved | 9 min | Short

5.4
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A variety of stories from "behind the scenes" in Hollywood. There's a report on a second gold rush in California. The 1934 Rose Bowl winners, from Columbia University, visit Warner Bros. ... See full summary »

Director: George Bilson | Stars: Al Barabas, Busby Berkeley, Joan Blondell, Ed Brominski

Votes: 113

49. Bosko's Store (1932)

8 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.8
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Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 94

50. Bosko's Woodland Daze (1932)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.0
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Bosko and his dog Bruno play hide and seek in the woods.

Director: Hugh Harman | Star: Johnny Murray

Votes: 71


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