Best Animation Movies of 1942



7.3/10 IMDB

Bambi's tale unfolds from season to season as the young prince of the forest learns about life, love, and friends.

Starring: Donnie Dunagan, Peter Behn, Stan Alexander, Cammie King, Will Wright, Hardie Albright, Ann Gillis, Tim Davis, Sam Edwards, Sterling Holloway ..
Directed by: David Hand, James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Graham Heid, William Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Norman Wright
Release date: 1942-08-14
Best Animation Movies of 1942 : The Bowling Alley-Cat

The Bowling Alley-Cat

7.8/10 IMDB

Tom and Jerry are in a bowling alley. Both spend a lot of time sliding on the well-polished lanes. Eventually, Jerry takes up residence among the pins and Tom tries to bowl him down.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1942-07-18
Best Animation Movies of 1942 : Donald's Snow Fight

Donald's Snow Fight

7.9/10 IMDB

It's snowed, and Donald Duck is going sledding. Meanwhile, his nephews have built a snowman at the bottom of the hill. Donald aims his sled at their snowman and demolishes it, so the boys get even by including a boulder in the bottom of their next snowman. This means war, so they retreat to opposing snow forts for battle.

Starring: Clarence Nash ..
Directed by: Jack King
Release date: 1942-04-10
Best Animation Movies of 1942 : Dog Trouble

Dog Trouble

7.8/10 IMDB

Tom's chasing Jerry when he runs right into a sleeping dog and the two of them must work together to fend him off.

Starring: Lillian Randolph ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna, Michael Lah
Release date: 1942-04-18
Best Animation Movies of 1942 : Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid

Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid

7.6/10 IMDB

Bugs Bunny Gets The Boid is a 1942 Merrie Melodies cartoon, directed by Bob Clampett, produced by Leon Schlesinger Productions, and released to theatres by Warner Bros. Pictures. It marks the first appearance of Beaky Buzzard in a Warner Bros. short. The title is a Brooklynese way of saying "gets the bird", which can refer to an obscene gesture, or as simply the "Bronx cheer"; in this case, it is also used metaphorically, as Bugs "gets" the bird (a buzzard) by playing a trick

Starring: Sara Berner, Kent Rogers, Mel Blanc, Arnold Stang, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Bob Clampett
Release date: 1942-07-11
Best Animation Movies of 1942 : The Dover Boys at Pimento University

The Dover Boys at Pimento University

7.1/10 IMDB

Three fun-loving, morally upright brothers from Pimento University save their fiancée from their fiendish archenemy, Dan Backslide, in this spoof of the Rover Boys.

Starring: Mel Blanc, John McLeish, Tedd Pierce, Sara Berner ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1942-09-19
Best Animation Movies of 1942 : Blitz Wolf

Blitz Wolf

7.0/10 IMDB

Yet another variation on the Three Little Pigs theme, this time told as WW2 anti-German propaganda (the US had just entered the war), with the wolf as a thinly-disguised Hitler.

Starring: Pinto Colvig, Frank Graham ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1942-08-22
Best Animation Movies of 1942 : Fine Feathered Friend

Fine Feathered Friend

7.7/10 IMDB

Chased by Tom around the barnyard, Jerry takes refuge under a huge, rather mean-tempered hen, who is sitting on eggs. So Tom has to figure out ways to get Jerry out from under the overprotective mother hen.

Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1942-10-10
Best Animation Movies of 1942 : A Tale of Two Kitties

A Tale of Two Kitties

7.3/10 IMDB

Two alley cats, Babbitt and Catsello, decide to make a meal out of Orson as he sleeps in his nest atop a telephone pole. The gullible (and loud) Catsello is repeatedly gulled into trying to "get the bird," earning a variety of thrashings from the casually murderous little canary. Catsello finally resorts to an air strike (with a pair of wooden boards for wings), but it's wartime, and Orson has the cat blasted out of the sky by anti-aircraft guns.

Starring: Tedd Pierce, Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Bob Clampett
Release date: 1942-11-21
Best Animation Movies of 1942 : The Magnetic Telescope

The Magnetic Telescope

7.3/10 IMDB

When police interfere with a reckless scientist's experiment, it creates a deadly meteor shower only Superman can stop.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1942-04-24

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