Best Fantasy Movies of 1932
Betty Boop's Ups and Downs
Due to the great depression, property prices start falling. The planet Earth goes up for sale. Mars and Venus make bids, but Saturn, characterised as an old Jew, makes a lower but winning bid. Then just to see what happens, he removes the earth's magnet, and gravity disappears.
The Betty Boop Limited
On a special train, Betty's show troupe rehearses: Betty sings, Bimbo juggles, and Koko does a soft-shoe. The train itself also does tricks.
Chandu the Magician
When delusional madman Roxor kidnaps a scientist in hopes of using his death ray to achieve world dominance, he is opposed by Chandu, a powerful hypnotist and yogi.
After a short introduction, one of Neptune's mermaids is captured by a pirate ship, and their anchor chain entangles King Neptune; the various sea creatures launch a full-on assault on the pirate ship, and eventually the giant King himself gets free and creates major havoc for the ship.
The Mistress of Atlantis
In this mythical fantasy, the evil queen of Atlantis lives in a magnificent palace, the halls of which are filled with the mummified remains of former lovers.
The Queen Was in the Parlor
The king returns to his castle, and asks where the queen is; she's in the parlor, and won't be seen, according to the title song. He goes to his throne and summons his jester, Goopy Geer. A black knight arrives and threatens one of the young ladies in court; Goopy fights him off, first with an ax, then in armor from kitchen utensils, then butting him with a mounted animal head, which makes the knight's armor fall apart. He pulls it together again and runs away.
Two aspiring songwriters have a weird nightmare about the jungle.
The story of two young men, one a prince of royal Bali-blood and the other defined as a coolie, and they are both in love with Dasnee, a slave girl possessing the sensuous charms for which the women of Bali are known to have.
A mouse and his girlfriend (also a mouse) fool around in a toy store. The mouse impresses his girl with charming, toy-involved tricks. When a scrawny black cat enters the scene, the mice are transported to safety by a climbing monkey toy. Together, they inflate a "dummy cat," which comes as a real surprise for the villain cat. Having outwitted the cat, the mouse wins his girl's heart with a song on the piano. She is flattered, and he is happy. The male mouse sings "Good Night, Sweetheart, Good Night" at the end.