Best Animation Movies of 1960
House of Hashimoto
Hashimoto tells his friend G.I. Joe about the Invisible Mouse.
Donald Duck and his Companions
From Hare to Heir
Sam, the Duke of Yosemite, will inherit one million pounds if he can keep his temper in check. Thing is, he has to endure Bugs Bunny as his house guest.
The sheet music for Johann Strauss' "The Blue Danube" is constructed by moving musical symbols. A baton-toting conductor note tries to direct his fellow notes in performing this musical piece, but finds that one of the notes has become drunk after being inside the sheet music for "Little Brown Jug". The drunken note staggers goofily on the staves for the music of "The Blue Danube" and is chased by the conductor.
Hyde and Go Tweet
Sylvester alternates chasing the normal Tweety and fleeing a monster version of Tweety.
Wile E. Coyote tries to catch the Road Runner using a dynamite stick on a fishing pole, a Christmas present wrapping machine, and ACME Earthquake pills, which the Coyote discovers don't affect Road Runners, but only after he himself has angrily downed a whole bottle of the pills! The Coyote quakes and shivers away boulders and whole mountains before the pills wear off.
This Is Your Life Donald Duck
Jiminy Cricket is all set to give a testimonial to Donald Duck. But alas, Donald is relaxing at home, with no plans to leave any time soon. Literally dragged to the Disney Studio by his nephews, an outraged Donald relaxes a bit when he realizes that he's the guest of honor. Donald's life is recounted by such colleagues as Daisy Duck (who explains why she and Donald never married), Chip 'n' Dale, Mickey Mouse, Pluto, and even a few guest stars who never made a picture with the duck, including the Three Little Pigs, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Lady and the Tramp.
Foghorn Leghorn decides to take an egghead genius chick out to the woods to distract him from his long-haired atomic science books and teach him about such practical things as scouting and woodcraft, but finds that the kid is more knowledgeable than he in these matters.
Ready, Woolen and Able
A hungry Ralph Wolf wants to swipe and eat some of the sheep in Sam Sheepdog's flock. Not only does Sam foil all of Ralph's schemes.
Mouse and Garden
Sylvester Cat and his orange feline friend, Sam, are rummaging through trash cans for food in the evening on a waterfront when they spot a mouse. They agree to share the little rodent for breakfast the next morning, while during the night each tries to snag the mouse for himself.
Goldimouse and the Three Cats
Sylvester, his wife, and son go for a walk while their porridge cools, when Goldimouse wanders by to eat the porridge and sleep in their beds. Sylvester then tries to catch her for his "spoiled brat" of a son to eat.
Fastest with the Mostest
Wile E. Coyote tries to drop a rocket bomb on the Road Runner from a balloon but inflates himself instead.
An experiment in pure design by film artists Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart. Lines, ruled directly on film, move with precision and grace against a background of changing colors, in response to music specially composed for the films.
Yosemite Sam leads his Indians against Fort Lariat while Bugs is in charge.
Person to Bunny
In his Hollywood home Bugs is being interviewed by the Edward R. Murrow TV show "People to People" when Daffy and Elmer show up.
Wile E. Coyote decides to cook and eat Bugs, but Bugs is on to his plan and tries to escape by acting looney.
Goliath II is a 6-inch-tall elephant (son of the huge Goliath). He's a big disappointment to his father, but mom is proud of Goliath II anyway. Goliath II is constantly getting into trouble because he's so small. In particular, the tiger Raja looks for every opportunity to try a bite-size taste of elephant. After one incident where he ran away and his mother scolded him, he runs away. After he's rescued, the rest of the elephants are terrified of a mouse, but Goliath II stands his ground.
West of the Pesos
Sylvester Cat is a guard at a Mexican experimental laboratory where mice are confined for research. The families of the captured mice place a call to Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in Mexico, to help them rescue their compadres. Speedy comes and engages in the usual battle of wits and feet with Sylvester.
Lighter Than Hare
Outer space invader Yosemite Sam wants to capture typical earth creature Bugs.
Trip for Tat
Tweety Bird goes on a world tour with his mistress, Granny. And a hungry Sylvester Cat follows them everywhere they go (France, Japan, Switzerland, and Italy).
Woody tries to watch his favorite TV quiz show, "Win the Whole Wide World" despite the fact it is constantly interrupted by commercials for the stupidest products.
Dog Gone People
Elmer Fudd agrees to take care of his boss' dog in return for a promotion and finds he must treat the pooch as a human being.
The Dixie Fryer
Foghorn Leghorn travels to the deep south to enjoy the sun, but must contend with two yokelish chicken hawks, Pappy and Elvis, who want to roast him for dinner.
A poor stonecutter seeks the lifestyles of those higher in the social hierarchy.
In yet another cartoon spoof of TV's "The Honeymooners", rodents Ralph Crumden and Ned Morton have stayed out too late and return home fearing their wives' wrath...
Wild Wild World
Television host Cave Darroway introduces a film about the life of Cro-Magnon man in the year 75,000,000 B.C.
An Award for Mr. Rossi
Mister Rossi wins an Oscar.
Southern Fried Hospitality
Gabby Gator, voiced in Kentucky Colonel mode by Daws Butler, is starving. He comes upon a recipe for southern-fried woodpecker and writes Woody a fan letter. Woody shows up to perform an act and about the three-quarter mark, realizes what is going on, and proceeds to take his revenge.
Bats in the Belfry
Woody Woodpecker bothers a wealthy man who has been diagnosed as alergic to noise.
The feud between the Martins and the Coys has ended after all being wiped out except for one. Woody comes by and inadvertently starts it back up.
Heap Big Hepcat
Looseface, a young Indian brave turned TV star, completes his role in a picture and is told to go home for a vacation.
Fowled Up Falcon
The history of falconry is turned upside-down when Woody is the prey of a falcon bent on destroying him. Falcons make great hunters.
Loopy tries to deliver a baby gorilla to the zoo, but it keeps running off and causing trouble for Loopy.
Billion Dollar Boner
On a quiet and peaceful street, the serenity of one house is suddenly disturbed by the noise of Woody Woodpecker pecking away inside.
Chilly's nemesis as usual is Smedley who's a worker at the aquarium where the penguin is catching fish. Smedley tells him he's not allowed to do that but of course Chilly just does what he wants to which leads to another chase between him, Smedley, and a porpoise Smedley feeds.
How to Stuff a Woodpecker
How to Stuff a Woodpecker is the 100th animated cartoon short subject in the Woody Woodpecker series. Released theatrically on May 18, 1960. Professor Strudel relates the story of how he managed to catch and stuff Woody Woodpecker... or did he? In Professor Strudel's Taxidermy Shop, there is seen a series of stuffed animals: a humming hippopotamus, a growling gorilla, a kangaroo, a half-stuffed elephant (due to lack of stuffing), and finally, Woody on a pedestal. The professor proceeds to relate how he outsmarted and captured Woody. In a forest, he hears Woody pecking away at a tree. He gets up and catches Woody, who bops the professor with a mixture of Tabasco and chili powder. With a roar, the revived professor expels the mixture, which hits a tree and reduces it to ashes. The professor then employs various ways and means to capture Woody.
Pistol Packin' Woodpecker
Woody Woodpecker, hot, hungry and thirsty, is walking across a dry, bleak Western desert.
Creepy Time Pal
Loopy goes off to save Hansel and Gretel from the witch's gingerbread house, despite their refusal.
Popeye and the Giant
Popeye is walking across the street, while Wimpy is practicing his hamburger-mooching talk. Brutus notices him and puts growth pills on a hamburger. Wimpy then eats it, and it causes him to grow very big. Brutus takes the towering moocher to the circus, but they refuse to hire him. Wimpy seeks help from the Sea Hag, who puts him in a baby carriage. Popeye sees his friend's large size and tries to shrink him down by feeding him spinach, but it only makes him grow bigger. He gives Wimpy a hamburger, which turns him back to normal. Wimpy thanks Popeye and promises to pay him Tuesday for today's hamburger.
Here, Kiddie, Kiddie
Loopy is a zoo wolf and keeps getting blamed for taking a mother's baby by her and the zookeeper.
The Cautious Twins
The animated adventures of twins Dan and Darlene, who spend their time dodging the innumerable adult predators in their city.
A movie producer is searching for a new sensation, even to going overseas. He is unsuccessful, until one day when his hat is blown off, and is retrieved by a suave, singing cat with obvious star potential.
Popeye's Pizza Palace
Popeye runs a pizza restaurant. Wimpy wants to pay him Tuesday for some hamburger pizzas, but Popeye says "No money, no pizzas! Cash on the line!" Wimpy would pay Brutus Tuesday if he gave him money for pizzas, but Popeye yells "No money, no pizzas!" Brutus tells Popeye to fix Wimpy some pizzas. Popeye makes a pizza making machine, and asks Brutus what kind of pizzas he wants. Brutus wants a tamale pizza, but Popeye says he never serves tamale pizzas. Brutus then rolls Popeye into some pizza dough, but Popeye eats some spinach pizza and turns Brutus into a pizza-bread man, then kicks him out. Popeye sees Wimpy eating pizza, and has him pay for it.
A Tale of Old Whiff
A 70mm scope cartoon in which a dog learns to smell in order to become a detective.
From Way Out
A giant space magnet connected to the top of an astronomer's observatory pulls stuff from outer space to earth. One day it also pulls leather jacket wearing space greasers from Mars.
Way Stations in Space
This educational film explains how Earth-orbiting space platforms and lunar bases ("way stations") will serve a key role in the exploration of our solar system.
Popeye in the Grand Steeple Chase
Popeye at the horse race track.
The evil Sea Hag interrupts Popeye's family Christmas.
Fine Feathered Fiend
A Native American chief's son, watches his pal win a feather from the chief for doing a good deed. He decides he wants one and thinks of a plan of how to obtain an eagle's feather.
Hits and Missiles
Popeye, Olive and Wimpy take an unintended trip to the moon, which is inhabited by cheese-people and tyrannized by the Big Cheese.