Best Animation Movies of 1919
The Tantalizing Fly
A film in the “Out of the Inkwell” series, an early animated short from Max Fleischer.
How Animated Cartoons Are Made
Wallace Carlson walks viewers through the production of an animated short at Bray Studios.
The first appearance of Felix the Cat (as Master Tom). Tom falls in love with a lady cat, and while they're out courting at night, the mice ransack the kitchen.
The Breath of a Nation
Prohibition has just gone into effect, and Judge Rummy's wife eagerly throws away all of the Judge's liquor. She also plans to have a temperance lecturer use him as an example of the evils of drink. While waiting for the lecturer, Judge Rummy notices that Silk Hat Harry's Soda Fountain is remarkably popular, so he stops in to see what it's all about. He finds out that Harry has developed a substitute for alcoholic drinks, and that Harry's substitute can have quite an effect on those who drink it. (IMDb)
Fireman Save My Child
Mutt and Jeff own and operate their own firehouse. Mutt believes where there's smoke, there's fire, which gets them into an early scrape. But they are called to an actual fire of a several storied residential building. A frantic woman asks them to save her baby who is located on the top floor of the burning building. Their first problem is how to get up to the top floor, which Jeff inadvertently figures out how to do. But other distractions plus trying to find the baby through the thick smoke may be obstacles in achieving their mission. But something that the woman doesn't tell them may be the biggest hurdle.
Dud Leaves Home
Dud's girlfriend Mamie wants an ice cream cone, but Dud is broke. He rushes home and steals a coin bank then chops it open with an ax, only to find that he's also split in half the one coin inside. Dud's mother sees this and spanks him...
Charley on the Farm
A cartoon from Pat Sullivan featuring Charley Chaplin.
A boy skips his piano lesson to go swimming.
The Adventures of Felix
Felix and friends go fishing and camping.
Out of the Inkwell
Directed by Dave Fleischer.
The Clown's Pup
Max Fleischer draws a clown, who comes alive on the page. The clown doesn't like the way he is drawn and demonstrates his own artistic abilities.
Bobby Bumps' Last Smoke
A little boy and his beloved puppy find themselves in and out of mischief.
A Smash-Up In China
"Smash-Up in China" is a very early animated film. The story consists of the Hooligan telling the little hooligans about his supposed adventures in China. He saves the life of the Prime Minister, meets the Emperor and nearly gets himself blown up!
Charlie in Turkey
Animated short with the tramp Charlie Chaplin films. After visiting a secondhand shop Charlie dreams that he kidnaps the Queen of Sheba. However, the veil of this Turkish lady does not seem to hide beauty.
A Geni and a Genius (Series 1)
Charlie Chaplin finds a genie who grants him his every wish.
Charley Out West
Animated Charlie Chaplin encounters several obstacles on the way to rescuing a distressed damsel held as captive by indigenous Indians.
Charley at the Beach
Charlie Chaplin, in animated cartoon form, visits the beach, has some fun at the expense of a female bather and gets into trouble with Mike the candy cane-loving cop.
Charley at the Circus
After sneaking into the circus, Charley is chased by an irate guard, turning big top acts topsy-turvy.
Bobby Bumps' Pup Gets the Flea-Enza
One of the series of Bobby Bumps silent animated shorts made at Bray Studios.