Best Family Movies of 1933

1.

Three Little Pigs

4.4
7.5/10 IMDB

The two pigs building houses of hay and sticks scoff at their brother, building the brick house. But when the wolf comes around and blows their houses down (after trickery like dressing as a foundling sheep fails), they run to their brother's house. And throughout, they sing the classic song, "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?".

Starring: Billy Bletcher, Pinto Colvig, Dorothy Compton, Mary Moder ..
Directed by: Burt Gillett
Release date: 1933-05-27
2.

The Mad Doctor

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A dark and stormy night. Pluto is spirited away to the spooky mansion of an evil genius for a mad transplant scheme to put his head on the body of a chicken. Mickey gives chase, but find himself threatened severely by the house and its denizens.

Starring: Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Billy Bletcher ..
Directed by: David Hand
Release date: 1933-01-21
3.

Alice in Wonderland

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

In this version of the Lewis Carroll classic, Alice (Charlotte Henry) discovers that an ordinary library mirror is actually a portal into another world. As she adjusts to her constantly changing size, thanks to some mysterious cookies, she follows a rabbit with a pocket watch, stumbles upon a deranged tea party and seeks advice from the shadowy Cheshire Cat (Richard Arlen). Later, Alice runs into Humpty Dumpty (W. C. Fields), whose unfortunate tumble sets even stranger events in motion.

Starring: Charlotte Henry, Richard Arlen, Roscoe Ates, William Austin, Gary Cooper, Leon Errol, Louise Fazenda, W.C. Fields, Alec B. Francis, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher ..
Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod
Release date: 1933-12-22
Best Family Movies of 1933 : Mush and Milk
4.

Mush and Milk

3.1
7.7/10 IMDB

When Cap's back pension finally comes in, he treats the gang to a day at an amusement park.

Starring: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Tommy Bond, John 'Uh huh' Collum, Dorothy DeBorba, Louise Emmons, Bill Farnum, Edith Fellows, James Finlayson, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins, Dickie Jackson ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1933-05-27
Best Family Movies of 1933 : The Pied Piper
5.

The Pied Piper

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

The people of Hamelin, overrun with rats, offer a bag of gold to anyone who can get rid of the rats. A piper offers to do the job, and successfully lures the rats into a mirage of cheese, which disappears. The citizens, disappointed that all he did was play a tune, offer only pocket change. The piper, angered, plays a new tune that has all the children of the city follow him, even the new twins the stork is preparing to deliver.

Starring: Anna Mae Fritz, Alberta Perkins, Cora Hunter Parks, Marcellite Garner, Allan Watson ..
Directed by: Wilfred Jackson
Release date: 1933-09-16
Best Family Movies of 1933 : Old King Cole
6.

Old King Cole

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Old King Cole throws party and invites all of the Mother Goose characters. He warns them that they must leave at midnight. Another collection of characters puts on a stage show. The Ten Little Indian Boys get everyone dancing along. The Hickory Dickory Dock mice announce midnight, and everyone leaves, back into their books.

Starring: Allan Watson, Anna Mae Fritz, Marcellite Garner, Alberta Perkins, Cora Hunter Parks, Dorothy Compton, Mary Moder, Marcellite Garner ..
Directed by: David Hand
Release date: 1933-07-29
7.

The Organ Grinder

2.4
5.4/10 IMDB

In this Merrie Melodies animated short, an organ grinder and his monkey make their way down a city street.

Directed by: Rudolf Ising
Release date: 1933-04-08
Best Family Movies of 1933 : The Shanty Where Santy Claus Lives
8.

The Shanty Where Santy Claus Lives

2.3
5.2/10 IMDB

Christmas Eve. A poor orphan boy trudges through the snow, pathetically. He finally arrives at his miserable cabin. While he is crying, Santa arrives and, singing the title song, offers to take the boy to his workshop. They arrive, and the toys go wild (in the full version, they sing the title song, but this has been censored in some versions due to outdated stereotypes). He plays with a few toys. A candle falls off the tree and starts a fire. The toys try in vain to fight the fire; the boy hooks up a hose to a set of bagpipes and takes care of it.

Directed by: Rudolf Ising, Hugh Harman
Release date: 1933-01-07
Best Family Movies of 1933 : I've Got to Sing a Torch Song
9.

I've Got to Sing a Torch Song

2.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Blackout gags and music, including the title song originated in the movie musical Gold Diggers of 1933. Hollywood figures caricatured include Tallulah Bankhead, Joan Blondell, James Cagney, Bing Crosby, Guy Kibbee, Zasu Pitts, Mae West, Bert Wheeler and Bob Woolsey, Ed Wynn, George Bernard Shaw, Mussolini, Ben Bernie, The Boswell Sisters and Greta Garbo, who does the "Dat's all, folks!".

Starring: Zasu Pitts ..
Directed by: Tom Palmer
Release date: 1933-09-23
Best Family Movies of 1933 : Kid in Hollywood
10.

Kid in Hollywood

2.3
4.9/10 IMDB

Shirley is an aspiring actress is rejected by casting, but gets her chance to perform when the star doesn't feel like performing.

Starring: Shirley Temple ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1933-03-13

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