Cartoon Classics #: Aesops Fable

2780. CARTOON CLASSICS #15: AESOP’S FABLES (1929-1933-usA-France).
1. CUSTARD PIES (1929-USA). Aesop’s Sound Fables. Animals take on human characteristics in this good-natured comedy. Cats dive right in at an old swimming hole, a dog steals from a pie wagon that is driven by good old Farmer Gray.
2. THE CAT’S CANARY (1932-USA). Aesop’s Sound Fables. A cat catches a canary, which he promptly eats for dinner. The manner in which his digestive system responds could be shown only with animation!
3. NOAH KNEW HIS ARK (1930-USA). Aesop’s Sound Fables. The classic biblical story of Noah and his ark. Old Noah has painful corns on his feet, and so stalks of corn grow out of them! This ark literally walks on water!
4. COWBOY CABARET (1931-USA). Aesop’s Sound Fables. A menagerie of animals in western gear converges at the Red Gulch Cafe for an old-fashioned hoedown. The performers include a goofy barbershop quartet and sexy chorus fine, a shimmying cowgirl and a Hoagy Carmichael- like piano player.
5. THE JUNGLE FOOL (1929-USA). Aseop’s Sound Fables. Musician animals are featured here, playing harps, trumpets and trombones. This cartoon has a modern message regarding sanctity of the forest as a natural habitat for animals and other living things.
6. THE MASCOT (1933-France). Directed by LADISLAS STAREVITCH, (Not an “Aesop’s Fables” cartoon.) Starevitch was an innovative stop-motion puppet animator who worked in Russia and France during a forty-year career which started in 1912. He tells the story of a poor woman who ponders her plight as her child restlessly sleeps nearby. She is attempting to mend the child’s doll. The level of creativity and ingenuity at work here is simply astounding! 60 minutes total. Cartoons

Betty Boop Compilation No. 3

“Swat the Fly” (1935) “A Little Soap and Water” (1935) “The Sacred Crows” (1939) “Not Now” “You’re Not Built That Way” (1936) “Training Pigeons” (1936) “Making Friends” (1936) “Takes A Bow-Wow” (1937) “Picks a Fight” (1937)

Cartoon Classics #17

Aesop’s Sound Fables 1. “A Romeo Robin” (1930) 2. “Barnyard Melody” (1929) 3. “Play Ball” (1931) 4. “The Iron Man” (1931) 5. “Piano Tooners” (1932) 6. “Bugs and Books” (1932) 7. “A Close Call” (1929)

Adventures Of Sinbad

2188. ADVENTURES Of SINBAD (1960-JAPAN). COLOR. MUSIC BY ISAO TOMITA. THIS NICELY DRAWN TALE IS CRAMMED WITH DERRING-DO AND HEROISM, AND IS A DELIGHT FOR YOUNG AND OLD ALIKE. OUR STORY OPENS WITH A DYING SAILOR SPINNING FOR YOUNG SINBAD AND HIS EVEN YOUNGER COMPANION ALI, A MOST BIZARRE AND EXCITING TALE. A STAR FELL FROM THE HEAVENS AND LANDED ON AN ISLAND. AT THE SAME TIME AN UNDERGROUND CAVERN BECAME FILLED WITH PRICELESS JEWELS, AWAITING A BRAVE AND CLEVER MAN TO FIND THEM. THIS WOULD BE NO SIMPLE TASK, AS THE CAVERN WAS GUARDED BY TERRIBLE DEMONS. THE SAILOR HAD FAILED IN HIS ATTEMPTS TO FIND THE ISLAND. NOW IT IS TIME FOR SOMEONE ELSE TO TRY. ON HIS PERĂ‚SON IS A MAP, WHICH PROMISES TO LEAD ITS POSSESSOR RIGHT TO THE GEMS. THEY ATTEMPT TO SIGN ON WITH A SHIP ABOUT TO SET OUT TO SEA BUT ARE TOLD THAT THEY ARE TOO YOUNG TO BECOME CREWMEN. THEY WILL NOT BE DETERRED, SO THEY STOW AWAY BY HIDING IN A CARPET. THUS BEGIN THEIR ADVENTURES. THE STORY IS LOADED WITH COLORFUL CHARACTERS. SOME ARE FUNNY. OTHERS ARE KINDLY AND HELPFUL. ONE IN PARTICULAR IS BEAUTIFUL. SHE IS A PRINCESS WHO AS THE STORY PROGRESSES WILL BE RIPE FOR RESCUE BY SINBAD. FINALLY, LET’S NOT FORGET THE VARIOUS VILLAINS, WHO ARE SURE TO PROVE FORMIDABLE OBSTACLES FOR SINBAD AND ALI AS THEY SEEK OUT THE ISLAND AND ITS TREASURE. DUBBED IN ENGLISH. 76 MINUTES. ANIMATED FEATURE