Best Family Movies of 1942

1.

Bambi

5.9
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 Family Movies of 1942 : The Pride of the Yankees
2.

The Pride of the Yankees

4.0
7.7/10 IMDB

The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan, Dan Duryea, Elsa Janssen, Ludwig Stössel, Virginia Gilmore, Ernie Adams, Hardie Albright ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1942-07-14
Best Family Movies of 1942 : Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid
3.

Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid

3.7
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
4.

Jungle Book

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book is given the full treatment in this lavish retelling filled with huge sets, exotic animals, a large cast and the incomparable Sabu, starring as Mowgli, the young orphan boy raised by wolves. Curious to reconnect with his human village, Mowgli returns only to find disappointment in the greed and treachery of man. Over time, Mowgli and the village members do grow to trust one another, but not before the village finds itself under siege. It's up to Mowgli and his jungle friends to save the day.

Starring: Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia, Sabu, Rosemary DeCamp, Patricia O'Rourke, Ralph Byrd, Faith Brook, Noble Johnson, John Mather ..
Directed by: Zoltan Korda
Release date: 1942-04-03
Best Family Movies of 1942 : A Tale of Two Kitties
5.

A Tale of Two Kitties

3.1
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 Family Movies of 1942 : The Wabbit Who Came to Supper
6.

The Wabbit Who Came to Supper

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Bugs Bunny exploits the situation when an uncle leaves Elmer Fudd three million dollars on the condition that he harm no animals, especially rabbits.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1942-03-28
7.

Case of the Missing Hare

3.0
7.4/10 IMDB

After a traveling magician puts a poster over his home, Bugs visits his act to get revenge.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1942-12-12
Best Family Movies of 1942 : The Wacky Wabbit
8.

The Wacky Wabbit

3.0
7.4/10 IMDB

The Wacky Wabbit is a Warner Bros. cartoon in the Merrie Melodies series. It was released on May 2, 1942. It was directed by Robert Clampett. It stars Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd (both are voiced by Mel Blanc and Arthur Q. Bryan).

Starring: Arthur Q. Bryan, Mel Blanc, Arnold Stang ..
Directed by: Bob Clampett
Release date: 1942-05-02
Best Family Movies of 1942 : The Hare-Brained Hypnotist
9.

The Hare-Brained Hypnotist

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

This time Elmer Fudd goes after Bugs using hypnotism, only the plan backfires.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1942-10-31
Best Family Movies of 1942 : The Hep Cat
10.

The Hep Cat

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A cat-about-town fancies himself such an irresitible "hunk" he momentarily resembles Victor Mature. His wooing of a cute kitten gets derailed by a prankster dog using a cat hand puppet to trap him.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Bob Clampett
Release date: 1942-10-03

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