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Tom Stathes' Cartoons on Film

Sat, Aug 1, 2015
  • 4:30PM
RUN TIME: 65min
MEMBERS: $7 (free for Level 4 and above)
SENIORS/STUDENTS/VETERANS: $10 (Students 29 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)
+  This program features explicit content.
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Saturday August 01, 2015
Performances no longer available.

Animation curator and collector Tommy Stathes presents this special screening of ultra rare Pre-Code Hollywood cartoons.

This program features explicit content. 

Feline Follies

Directed by Otto Messmer
RUN TIME: 5:00


In Felix the Cat's film debut, Pussyville resident "Master Tom" has a date with Miss Kitty and later regrets the consequences.

Bobby Bumps' Last Smoke

Directed by Earl Hurd
RUN TIME: 5:00


Little Bobby Bumps is given a cigarette and dreams of getting into trouble in Turkey with his trusty dog Fido.

A Fitting Gift

Directed by Bray Studios
RUN TIME: 7:00


Judge Rummy and Silk Hat Harry conspire to purchase Rummy's wife an intimate gift with disastrous results.

Hot-Toe Mollie

Directed by Romer Grey
RUN TIME: 7:00


Binko the Bear Cub visits a rollicking cabaret out west where he covets sassy latin performer Hot-Toe Mollie.

In My Merry Oldsmobile

Directed by Fleischer Studios
RUN TIME: 7:00


A lecherous Peeping Tom spies on a nice lady getting dressed in her bedroom, all of which culminates in a sing-a-long advertising a famous automobile brand.

Is My Palm Read

Directed by Fleischer Studios
RUN TIME: 7:00


Betty Boop visits Bimbo the lustful fortune-teller, who predicts a risqué tropical mishap for poor Betty.

The Magic Mummy

Directed by Van Beuren Productions
RUN TIME: 7:00


Tom & Jerry (the humans, not the cat and mouse) are musical policemen investigating a stolen mummy.

Croon Crazy

Directed by Van Beuren Productions
RUN TIME: 6:00


Cubby Bear stars as the crooner of his own radio program over station R-K-O, which includes animated guest stars Kitty Schmidt (Kate Smith), Cal Jolson (Al Jolson), and Sol Rightman (Paul Whiteman).

Sultan Pepper

Directed by Van Beuren Productions
RUN TIME: 8:00


The Little King arrives at a sultan's palace and tries his best to have relations with the many concubines on site.

Buried Treasure

RUN TIME: 7:00


Sexual renaissance man Everready Harton goes gallivanting with males, females and animals in this pornographic Climax Fable from the silent era.


with Tommy Stathes and J.J. Sedelmaier

This screening will feature a Q&A with curator Tommy Stathes and animation historian and producer J.J. Sedelmaier.