27 Oct

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Episode 49: The Oscars (1956 & 1957)

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In this episode, Patrick and I continue our quest to view all the Academy Awards nominated animated shorts by discussing the 1956 & 1957 nominees.

The 1956 Nominees:
Title Studio Release Date How to Get
Speedy Gonzales Warner Brothers September 17, 1955 Warner Brothers Home Entertainment Academy Awards Animation Collection – 15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Good Will to Men MGM December 23, 1955 Warner Brothers Home Entertainment Academy Awards Animation Collection – 15 Winners, 26 Nominees
The Legend of Rockabye Point Walter Lantz/Universal Pictures April 11, 1955 The Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection
No Hunting Walt Disney/RKO Pictures January 14, 1955 Walt Disney Treasures: The Chronological Donald, Vol. 4
The 1957 Nominees:
Title Studio Release Date How to Get
Gerald McBoing-Boing on Planet Moo UPA/Columbia Pictures February 09, 1956 UPA: The Jolly Frolics Collection
The Jaywalker UPA/Columbia Pictures May 31, 1956 UPA: The Jolly Frolics Collection
Mister Magoo’s Puddle Jumper UPA/Columbia Pictures July 26, 1956 The Mr. Magoo Theatrical Collection

15 Sep

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Episode 48: The Oscars (1955)

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Academy Award Statue

In this episode, Patrick and I continue our quest to view all the Academy Awards nominated animated shorts by discussing the 1955 nominees.

The 1955 Nominees:
Title Studio Release Date How to Get
Crazy Mixed Up Pup Walter Lantz/Universal Pictures February 14, 1955 The Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection
Pigs Is Pigs Walt Disney Studios/RKO Radio May 21, 1954 Walt Disney Treasures: Disney Rarities
Sandy Claws Warner Brothers April 2, 1955 Warner Brothers Home Entertainment Academy Awards Animation Collection – 15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Touché, Pussy Cat! MGM December 18, 1954 Tom and Jerry: Spotlight Collection, Vol. 1
Warner Brothers Home Entertainment Academy Awards Animation Collection – 15 Winners, 26 Nominees
When Magoo Flew UPA/Columbia Pictures January 6, 1955 The Mr. Magoo Theatrical Collection

14 Jul

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Episode 47: The Oscars (1954)

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Academy Award Statue

In this episode, Patrick and I continue our quest to view all the Academy Awards nominated animated shorts by discussing the 1954 nominees.

The 1954 Nominees:
Title Studio Release Date How to Get
Christopher Crumpet UPA/Columbia Pictures June 25, 1953 UPA: The Jolly Frolics Collection
From A to Z-Z-Z-Z Warner Bros. October 16, 1954 Warner Brothers Home Entertainment Academy Awards Animation Collection – 15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Rugged Bear Walt Disney Studios October 23, 1953 Walt Disney Treasures: The Chronological Donald Volume 4
The Tell-Tale Heart UPA/Columbia Pictures December 27, 1953 UPA: The Jolly Frolics Collection
Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom Walt Disney Studios November 10, 1953 Walt Disney Treasures: Disney Rarities

30 Jun

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Episode 46: The Oscars (1953)

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Academy Award Statue

In this episode, Patrick and I continue our quest to view all the Academy Awards nominated animated shorts. In part 12, we discuss the 1953 nominees.

The 1953 Nominees:
Title Studio Release Date How to Get
Little Johnny Jet MGM April 18, 1953 Warner Brothers Home Entertainment Academy Awards Animation Collection
Madeline UPA/Columbia Pictures November 27, 1952 UPA: The Jolly Frolics Collection
The Romance of Transportation in Canada National Film Board of Canada 1952 www.nfb.ca
Johann Mouse MGM March 21, 1953 Warner Brothers Home Entertainment Academy Awards Animation Collection
Tom and Jerry: Spotlight Collection, Vol. 1
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Pink and Blue Blues UPA/Columbia Pictures August 28, 1952 The Mr. Magoo Theatrical Collection