Best Animation Movies of 1920
One of the "Out of the Inkwell" series of silent short films featuring a combination of live action and hand-drawn animation.
The Clown's Little Brother
Koko the Clown's little brother comes to visit and wreaks havoc in Max Fleischer's studio.
The Ouija Board
Max Fleischer draws Koko and a haunted house, while his colleague and the janitor mess around with a Ouija board. When Max goes over to take a look, Koko is haunted by ghosts and inanimate objects, and escapes into the real-world studio.
Max Fleischer considers hiring a new cartoonist. While the new guy draws Max's portrait, Koko gets into a fight with a cartoon Chinese stereotype.
Kapten Grogg på Stora Oceanen
Captain Grogg and Kalle is sailing on a stormy sea.
A False Alarm
Jerry his boss sees some kind of commotion from far away though it's only viewable from above a fence blocking the rest of it. So he and Jerry get a sheriff who when they arrive at the fence suggests a constable who then suggests a cop. In between all those encounters, we see them all take the long walks to various places of which one of those-up a hanging bridge-provides some good humour when they fall down on it a couple of times. When all of the above all gather together, they walk another long distance to the other side of the fence. (IMDB)
Mutt and Jeff: On Strike
On Strike is one of more than 300 animated ‘half-reelers’ produced between 1913 and 1926 starring the popular American comic-strip characters Mutt and Jeff—and is unusual in featuring live-action shots of its creator, Bud Fisher.
Love's Labor Lost
The whole effort is an extension of Krazy Kat's incomprehensible but unrequited love for Ignatz Mouse; Ignatz loves a hippo; the Hippo loves an elephant; and so forth.
The Boxing Kangaroo
The Inkwell Clown battles a boxing kangaroo.
If We Lived on the Moon
A Popular Science Monthly film demonstrating how life on the moon would be different than life on Earth.
All Aboard for the Moon
An animated interpretation of a rocket voyage to the moon demonstrates the scientific principles at play in theoretical space travel (such as gravity).
The Great Cheese Robbery
Krazy Kat gets falsely arrested for cheese burglaries.
The Wrong Track
Jerry's train encounters a cow on the railroad tracks and can't get it to budge.
A Family Affair
Krazy Kat follows Ignatz Mouse and thinks about family as the latter takes his children out on a walk.
The Best Mouse Loses
Boxer Ignatz Mouse bets against himself in a match, then tries to lose the fight on purpose. But Ignatz's wife and Krazy Kat, both unaware of the bet, conspire to make sure Ignatz wins.
A Fitting Gift
A cartoon from the J.R. Bray Studios with Rummy and friend buying a girdle for his wife.
Cheating the Piper
When the New Monia station is overrun with mice, Mr. Givney can only shoot them one at a time, but Jerry uses a flute to lure them out, "Pied Piper of Hamlin" style.
Indoor Sports by Tad
The film begins with an obese woman going to the shoe store and insisting she's a size 3 1/2--though she's obviously much larger. Then, out of the blue, a cat and a stick figure appear and make fun of the woman--making fat jokes and the like.
Santa Claus is Coming
Origin unknown. Circa 1920. Excerpt from a longer short or theatrical holiday trailer. Sold for home use in 16mm 25 foot length. Accompanied here with a Mighty ROXY Wurlitzer.
Kats Is Kats
Mutt and Jeff in the Movies
In this fragmentary episode, Mutt, as a cinema proprietor, has problems with his 5-man orchestra and his projectionist Jeff.
Tale of a Wag
When railroad boss Mr. Givney needs a pesky mosquito exterminated, Jerry is on the job. But Jerry's efforts bug Givney more than the bug.
A Frolic With Felix
Felix the Big Game Hunter
Felix attempts to trap a mouse.
Wrecking a Romeo
Felix and Kitty tangle with a bad cat.
Felix the Food Controller
Felix tries to find food.
Felix the Pinch Hitter
Felix and Willie want to play ball.
Felix and a dog fight over a bone.
A Hungry Hoodoo
Felix hunts for food on Friday the 13th.
The Great Cheese Robbery
Rats steal Felix's cheese.
Felix and the Feed Bag
Felix goes looking for food.
Felix gets a babysitting job.
Felix the Landlord
After being evicted, Felix sets up two tents in the woods and rents them to bears and a stork.
Felix's Fish Story
Frolics at the Circus
Felix Frolics at the Circus is an American animated short film featuring Felix the Cat and released on September 26, 1920.