Best Animation Movies of 1926
Scents and Nonsense
It's a fairly straightforward piece in which Krazy gets involved with a dance contest, a bear, a skunk and a pawnbroker.
Julius the cat is skating on a pond when he espies a young lady break through the ice. He saves her, only to realize she's not particularly attractive, and so throws her back. Meanwhile, a kitten orphan is left in a basket by the side of the pond; Julius discovers it and takes it skating with him, afterward taking it home to Alice. They name him Oscar, and Julius tries to give the brat a bath. He then feeds Oscar and teaches him some table manners.
Mutt has been appointed the judge at a dog show. He persuades Jeff to dress in a dog costume and they will split the prize money.
Felix the Cat Shatters the Sheik
Felix lands a job as a mascot for an umbrella salesman, and travels to the Arabian desert. They have a hard time selling umbrellas in the desert, until Felix makes a deal with a bird concerning a cloud above a convention of desert sheiks.
Alice Charms the Fish
Alice and Julius go fishing where Alice charms the fish ashore with a tune from her flute.
Private eyes Mutt and Jeff are on the trail of the ghostly shape-shifting criminal, the Phantom.
Alice Cuts the Ice
Julius tries to elope with Alice's maid. Alice gets ahold of a policeman and they give pursuit.
Alice's Monkey Business
Alice and Julius, while out hunting big game, find themselves brought before the court of the Lion King.
Ups and Downs
Director Charley Bowers has the unlikely pair of Mutt and Jeff go mountain climbing, dealing with the cartoon laws of physics and various wild animals, including a mountain goat with more personality than their exhibit in their movies.
Long Live the Bull
a young man must fight a bull to win the heart of his beloved. The oldest surviving claymation film, directed by pioneer Chinese American animator Joseph Sunn.