Best Fantasy Movies of 1948
Portrait of Jennie
A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.
One Touch of Venus
Fantasy comedy about a young window dresser who kisses a statue of Venus, which then comes to life in the form of Ava Gardner. The problems begin, however, when Venus falls in love with him.
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid
As told to a psychiatrist: Mr. Peabody, middle-aged Bostonian on vacation with his wife in the Caribbean, hears mysterious, wordless singing on an uninhabited rock in the bay. Fishing in the vicinity, he catches...a mermaid. He takes her home and, though she has no spoken language, falls in love with her. Of course, his wife won't believe that thing in the bathtub is anything but a large fish. Predictable complications follow in rather tame fashion.
A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.
A-Lad-in His Lamp
Bugs Bunny finds and rubs Aladdin's lamp and decides to follow the genie to Baghdad, where they battle Mad Man Hassan.
The Luck of the Irish
Following American reporter Stephen Fitzgerald from Ireland to New York, a grateful leprechaun acts as the newsman's servant and conscience.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a timeless family holiday classic.
Corridor of Mirrors
A man falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begins to suspect that he may have also loved her in a previous life.
The Angry God
The god Colima tries to win the love of a beautiful young native, who won't betray the man she loves.
The Main Street Kid
A young boy is struck by lightning, and discovers afterwards that he has the power of telepathy.