With Harman-Ising Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Calico Dragon (1935)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.7
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A little girl reads a story about a dragon; as she falls asleep, her doll rides off on his calico horse through a calico land to do battle with a three-headed singing calico dragon.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 245

2. Alias St. Nick (1935)

Passed | 10 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.4
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Mrs. Mouse is reading "A Visit from St. Nicholas" to her brood when a cat tries to break in. The cat overhears them arguing about the existence of Santa, so he dresses up accordingly.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Bernice Hansen

Votes: 136

3. To Spring (1936)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Musical, Short

7.2
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Dwarfs greet the coming of spring by manufacturing various bright colours.

Directors: Paul Fennell, William Hanna, Hugh Harman | Stars: Delos Jewkes, Elmore Vincent

Votes: 245

4. The Hound and the Rabbit (1937)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.1
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A playful hound befriends a rabbit, joins him and his fellow bunnies for some football, and protects them from a cunning fox.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 96

5. Bosko the Talk-Ink Kid (1929)

5 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.7
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A cartoonist draws Bosko, who promptly comes to life.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rudolf Ising, Carman Maxwell

Votes: 379

6. Bottles (1936)

10 min | Animation, Short, Musical

7.0
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A dark and stormy night in a drugstore. The druggist mixes a potion and falls asleep. The skull-and-crossbones on the bottle comes to life and drips the potion on the druggist, shrinking ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Bernice Hansen, Delos Jewkes, Frank Nelson, Elmore Vincent

Votes: 146

7. Tale of the Vienna Woods (1934)

8 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.4
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The delightfully animated adventure of a faun and a satyr who is only animate during daylight.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 84

8. The Pups' Christmas (1936)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.5
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Christmas morning, and two puppies (and their children) are up early. The pups are frightened by a large stuffed dog, a train set, a crying doll, a toy tank, and other toys. By the time the... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Bernice Hansen

Votes: 113

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. The Old Mill Pond (1936)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Music

5.7
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The fish and frogs gather at the old mill pond to hear a jazz concert. Performers include caricatures of Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, and tap dancer Bill Robinson ("Bojangles").

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Norm Blackburn, The Four Blackbirds

Votes: 176

14. Hey-Hey Fever (1935)

8 min | Animation, Short

5.4
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This MGM "Happy Harmonies" entry stars Bosko. He falls asleep at a sign promoting Mother Goose bread, and Mother Goose characters come to life.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Rochelle Hudson, Carman Maxwell

Votes: 48

15. 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

16. Little Buck Cheeser (1937)

8 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.0
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Little Cheeser and his friends, inspired by Buck Rogers (and visions of cheese) build a rocket ship and fly to the moon

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Bernice Hansen

Votes: 124

17. 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

18. Barnyard Babies (1935)

Approved | Animation, Short

4.9
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This entry in MGM's Happy Harmonies series is about a "Better Babies Contest" staged by humanoid animals.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 50

19. Good Little Monkeys (1935)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.5
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The Devil comes out of Dante's Inferno, hoping to get the See No Evil, Speak No Evil and Hear No Evil monkeys to his side, but a bunch of literary characters come to the rescue of the monkeys.

Director: Hugh Harman | Star: The Rhythmettes

Votes: 54

20. 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

21. Little Cheeser (1936)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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Little Cheeser is a young mouse who thinks he's more grown up than he is. Mama tells him to go to bed, calling him "Mama's little man"; he doesn't want to. His devil side emerges and guides... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Bernice Hansen

Votes: 46

22. Swing Wedding (1937)

8 min | Animation, Short

6.0
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Swamp frogs celebrate a wedding.

Director: Hugh Harman | Star: The Four Blackbirds

Votes: 62

23. The Chinese Nightingale (1935)

10 min | Animation, Fantasy, Short

5.8
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A Chinese emperor is gladdened by the song of the nightingale and is moved to play his own song. One day, the Japanese send a music box with a mechanical bird; the nightingale feels ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 73

24. Poor Little Me (1935)

Approved | 11 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.4
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Bunnies, turtles, and other small woodland animals play. A skunk sits apart, singing "I ain't got nobody" and mopes his way home. His mother, Mrs. O. Dora Skunk, sings of her love to her ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Harman

Votes: 58

25. 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

26. Bosko's Parlor Pranks (1934)

8 min | Animation, Short

5.1
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Bosko entertains while his girlfriend goes out to get an ice cream cone.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Carman Maxwell

Votes: 63

27. Little Ol' Bosko and the Pirates (1937)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

5.5
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Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Lillian Randolph, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas, Zoot Watson

Votes: 25

28. Toyland Broadcast (1934)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.8
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Station ABC broadcasts the Toyland Revue, featuring music from baby-doll singers, a roly-poly bandleader, a jack-in-the-box crooner, a wind-up music box and more.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Brox Sisters, Jack Carr, The Four Blackbirds, Donald Novis

Votes: 87

29. Young and Healthy (1933)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

4.7
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Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 98

30. 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

31. The Gay Gaucho (1933)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.5
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This one takes place in either Argentia or Texas or Mexico, depending on whether the scenes show gauchos or charros or cowboys, but Cubby is in a desert someplace washing up to go courting ... See full summary »

Directors: Rollin Hamilton, Thomas McKimson

Votes: 44

32. The Old Pioneer (1934)

8 min | Animation, Short, Family

5.5
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In this first entry in MGM's Happy Harmonies series, an old man tells a newsboy about his adventures with Native Americans in the Old West.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Carman Maxwell, Elmore Vincent

Votes: 64

33. The Early Bird and the Worm (1936)

9 min | Animation, Short

5.6
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A young worm is chased by the Early Bird, but then two crows and a snake join the chase.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Bernice Hansen, The Rhythmettes

Votes: 130

34. 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

35. 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

36. Run Sheep, Run! (1935)

Animation, Short

4.7
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Director: Hugh Harman | Star: Carman Maxwell

Votes: 20

37. 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

38. Bosko's Easter Eggs (1937)

8 min | Animation, Short

5.6
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Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Carman Maxwell

Votes: 28

39. The Discontented Canary (1934)

9 min | Animation, Musical, Short

6.1
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A canary is frustrated by being caged, particularly with a parrot taunting him when humans aren't watching. One day, he tricks the kind old lady that owns him into opening the window, and ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 76

40. 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

41. 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

42. 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

43. Little Ol' Bosko and the Cannibals (1937)

10 min | Animation, Short

6.4
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Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas, Zoot Watson

Votes: 36

44. 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

45. 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

46. The Lost Chick (1935)

Passed | 10 min | Animation, Short

5.8
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In this entry in the MGM "Happy Harmonies" series, a chicken has hatched (at least) seven chicks; she locates six of them, but the other, Eggbert, is lost.

Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising | Star: Elmore Vincent

Votes: 90

47. Bosko's Knight-Mare (1933)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.2
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Bosko dreams of being a knight and coming to the rescue of his girlfriend.

Director: Hugh Harman | Star: Rochelle Hudson

Votes: 62

48. Beau Bosko (1933)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.7
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Bosko is a soldier in the Foreign Legion out to capture the desert scourge, Ali Oop.

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

Votes: 68

49. Bosko the Speed King (1933)

8 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.7
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Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 63

50. Bosko the Sheep-Herder (1933)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.2
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Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 58


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