Best Animation Movies of 1923
In this one, Farmer Al Falfa and Henry the Cat go down to beach, where Al is singularly unsuccessful in impressing the pretty young ladies.
The Fable of the Jolly Rounders
An Aesop's Fables cartoon about a hippo who had a few too many to drink, resulting in his wife kicking him out of the house. To win her back, the hippo conjures up a plan to make her jealous.
Instead of Wonderland, Alice visits the Walt Disney animation room.
The Einstein Theory of Relativity
"The Einstein Theory of Relativity" is the short version (587 m) of the lost American long version (1219 m) of Hanns Walter Kornblum's original German feature "Die Grundlagen der Einsteinschen Relativitäts-Theorie" from 1922 that is also lost.
Pathé Review: Monsters of the Past
Sculptress Virginia May is seen making a clay model of a tyrannosaurus rex, which is animated using stop motion, and then fights a stop-motion triceratops. Although Miss May's only known relationship with the movies is this particular short, her contemporary, Willis O'Brien and his student Ray Harryhausen certainly made the field a lively one until computer animation caught up in the 1990s -- and arguably their artistry is still unsurpassed. (IMDb)
A short film made by Walt Disney in 1923.
In 'Trapped', we see the cartoonist's hands as still photograph cut-outs, manipulated in front of the camera to look like live-action movie footage. The hands sketch a small black dot and ink it in. Then the dot proceeds to bounce across the cartoonist's easel, until the hands finally catch it and unfold it into Ko-Ko the Clown. There's a mouse in Max's studio, and Ko-Ko wants to catch him.
Colonel Heeza Liar, Detective
Colonel Heeza Liar jumps off the drawing board and into the real world to track down a stolen rooster.