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.
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 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.
Bill and Coo
The feathered residents of Chirpendale are terrorized by an evil black crow by the name of "The Black Menace". But to the citizen's rescue comes a brave young taxi puller named Bill! In other words, every single role in this film is played by birds. Actual birds.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a timeless family holiday classic.
The Angry God
The god Colima tries to win the love of a beautiful young native, who won't betray the man she loves.