With Fred Quimby Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Red Hot Riding Hood (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.7
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The characters of the traditional fairy tale demand a new approach to the story as a sexy urban comedy with Red as an adult nightclub dancer.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Sara Berner, Daws Butler, June Foray, Frank Graham

Votes: 2,116

2. The Uninvited Pest (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.3
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Barney is settling in for his hibernation when a squirrel spots his bedtime snack: a bowl of walnuts. The squirrel sneaks in and wakes Barney up. Barney chases out the squirrel, who ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 67

3. The Shooting of Dan McGoo (1945)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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This starts off as an adaptation of Robert Service's poem 'The Shooting of Dan McGrew', complete with a literal depiction of a man with one foot in the grave, but when Dan McGoo turns out ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Bea Benaderet, Paul Frees, Frank Graham

Votes: 486

4. Peace on Earth (1939)

Passed | 9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.4
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Two baby squirrels ask grandpa to explain what "men" are when he comes in singing "peace on earth, goodwill to men". Grandpa tells the story of man's last war.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Bernice Hansen, The Hollywood Choir Boys

Votes: 1,226

5. The Milky Way (1940)

Approved | 8 min | Comedy, Animation, Fantasy

6.6
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The Three Little Kittens tie helium balloons to a basket and travel up to the Milky Way, which is filled with all the milk they can drink.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Bernice Hansen

Votes: 560

6. Rock-a-Bye Bear (1952)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.9
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Spike gets a job running the house for a hibernating bear. Only problem is that same bear is VERY noise-sensitive, and Spike's got a rival that wants his job.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson

Votes: 441

7. Wild and Woolfy (1945)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.4
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The Wolf rides into town, terrorises it, kidnaps the girl, and is chased by the outraged townspeople, accompanied by Droopy, who despite introducing himself as "the hero" at the end, in ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Pinto Colvig, Paul Frees

Votes: 437

8. Jerky Turkey (1945)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.9
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The Pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock and found a colony. A very large number of Pilgrims can be seen standing in line... for their cigarette rations. A Pilgrim goes hunting for Thanksgiving ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Wally Maher, Bill Thompson

Votes: 421

9. Billy Boy (1954)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.5
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A farmer is initially delighted to get a baby goat, but this soon turns to apprehension when he discovers that it eats literally anything (including, at one point, the animation artwork).

Director: Tex Avery | Star: Daws Butler

Votes: 333

10. Deputy Droopy (1955)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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A jailhouse, a tempting safe... and a sleeping sheriff. Can the two villains make off with the loot without waking him up? Not if deputy Droopy has his way. Much of this cartoon is a remake... See full summary »

Directors: Tex Avery, Michael Lah | Stars: Bill Thompson, Tex Avery, Daws Butler

Votes: 518

11. Who Killed Who? (1943)

8 min | Animation, Mystery, Comedy

7.4
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A man is murdered, and the detective tries to find out whodunit. But the house he's investigating is decidedly haunted, and he never knows just what's round the next corner...

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Sara Berner, Billy Bletcher, Richard Haydn

Votes: 718

12. Little Rural Riding Hood (1949)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.2
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The last of Tex Avery's variations on 'Red Hot Riding Hood' (1943), in which the country wolf visits his city cousin, who tries to teach him the rudiments of civilised behaviour when ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Daws Butler, Colleen Collins, Pinto Colvig, Imogene Lynn

Votes: 999

13. Lonesome Lenny (1946)

8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.2
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Screwy Squirrel is bought in a pet shop to be the companion of a daft dog so strong that he squeezes his playmates to death.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Sara Berner, Wally Maher

Votes: 364

14. Old Smokey (1938)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

5.5
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Engine Co. No. 1 is replacing faithful fire horse Old Smokey with a new engine, which Der Captain is very proud of. He soon gets a chance to test it, when his panicked wife calls; ... See full summary »

Director: William Hanna | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Martha Wentworth

Votes: 160

15. The Alley Cat (1941)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.1
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An alley cat spies a high-class female cat on her balcony and falls for her. Her butler sends the family bulldog to deal with the alley cat, but the cat's too clever.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Sara Berner, Harry Lang

Votes: 93

16. Tom Turkey and His Harmonica Humdingers (1940)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.4
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Tom Turkey and his friends play their harmonicas so enthusiastically that they nearly destroy the general store.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Mel Blanc, Borrah Minevitch and His Harmonica Rascals

Votes: 109

17. Dumb-Hounded (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.5
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The Wolf escapes from prison but is hounded by the police dog named Droopy. Wherever The Wolf goes, the little fellow is there, too.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Frank Graham

Votes: 847

18. One Cab's Family (1952)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.1
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A happily married pair of taxicabs are delighted when Junior enters their lives, but this delight turns to consternation when he states his ambition to become a hotrodder...

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Daws Butler, June Foray

Votes: 307

19. Goldilocks and the Three Bears (1939)

Approved | 11 min | Comedy, Family, Animation

6.4
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The classic fable of breaking & entering; in this bear family, poppa is a bit accident prone and cowardly.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: June Foray, Rudolf Ising, Martha Wentworth

Votes: 78

20. The House of Tomorrow (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Comedy, Family, Animation

7.5
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A narrator takes us on a tour of the dream house of the future, and its many innovative appliances.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Frank Graham, Joi Lansing, Don Messick

Votes: 525

21. Bad Luck Blackie (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.6
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A cute and very tormented kitten is bullied by an incomparably evil bulldog, who lives to know better after a black cat crosses his path.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Dick Nelson

Votes: 1,238

22. Swing Shift Cinderella (1945)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.5
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Bored with chasing Red Riding Hood, the Wolf decides to go after Cinderella, but her fairy godmother takes a shine to him instead - and has an arsenal of magical powers to help achieve her ends.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Sara Berner, Frank Graham, Imogene Lynn

Votes: 627

23. Jitterbug Follies (1939)

9 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.9
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Count Screwloose and J.R. the Wonder Dog are promoting a $10,000 swing contest. They plan to skip town with the entry fees, but a menacing thug from the "Citizens for Fair Play" convinces ... See full summary »

Director: Milt Gross | Stars: Mel Blanc, Georgia Stark, Dave Weber

Votes: 153

24. The Cat That Hated People (1948)

Passed | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.2
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A black cat explains reason after reason why he cannot stand people, and opts to relocate to the moon. When he does, he finds characters there that make him realize people aren't so bad anyway.

Director: Tex Avery | Star: Paul Frees

Votes: 675

25. Uncle Tom's Cabaña (1947)

8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.7
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Uncle Tom tells the blood curdling story of how the evil Simon Legree tried to foreclose on Tom's simple log cabin.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Ruby Dandridge, Paul Frees, Imogene Lynn

Votes: 251

26. The Homeless Flea (1940)

Passed | 8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

6.0
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A hobo flea finds an unoccupied dog and settles in, chopping down hairs, stringing a hammock, and building a fire. This forces the dog to take comfort in a fish-bowl, and to go after the flea.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 164

27. Little Johnny Jet (1953)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Short, Comedy

7.1
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Virtually identical in plot terms to 'One Cab's Family' (1952), but this time round it concerns a family of aeroplanes and the problems Mom and Pop have with Junior, whose obsession with ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: June Foray, Daws Butler

Votes: 346

28. King-Size Canary (1947)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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A mangy cat on the verge of starvation finds a tiny canary and a bottle of 'Jumbo-Gro' fertilizer, which gives him an idea that leads to giant cats, dogs, mice and canaries chasing each other round Lilliputian towns and cities...

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Frank Graham

Votes: 1,477

29. The Mad Maestro (1939)

Approved | 8 min | Comedy, Family, Animation

6.1
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The maestro is conducting his orchestra of assorted animals. Some of them aren't particularly good at following his direction...

Directors: Friz Freleng, Hugh Harman

Votes: 111

30. Northwest Hounded Police (1946)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.6
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A wolf convict makes his escape, but is pursued by a diminutive Mountie who seems to be everywhere.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Frank Graham

Votes: 996

31. Magical Maestro (1952)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.7
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A magician is spurned by an opera singer, and takes a spectacular revenge by replacing the conductor and turning the hapless tenor into one thing after another. And watch out for the hair ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Daws Butler, The Mary Kaye Trio, Carlos Ramírez

Votes: 947

32. Cellbound (1955)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Spike has just finished the 20-year process of digging a tunnel from his prison cell but he picks the wrong place to hide.

Directors: Tex Avery, Michael Lah | Stars: Tex Avery, Paul Frees

Votes: 300

33. Ventriloquist Cat (1950)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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A cat learns the art of ventriloquism in order to play a series of practical jokes on a slow-witted bulldog...

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Red Coffey, Bill Thompson

Votes: 432

34. Symphony in Slang (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.6
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At the gates of Heaven, the admitting officials have a hard time understanding a newcomer's life story with all his contemporary slang.

Director: Tex Avery | Star: John Brown

Votes: 663

35. Red Hot Rangers (1947)

8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.5
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Forest rangers George and Junior try to snuff out a frisky flame with a sparky personality that threatens to set the forest alight...

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Dick Nelson

Votes: 225

36. The Lonesome Stranger (1940)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.0
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The Killer Diller Boys, three nasty banditos, come to town and kill the sheriff. The Lonesome Stranger (and his horse, Sliver), get a telegram, delivered by an Indian from Western Onion, ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Harman | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 78

37. Barney Bear's 'Polar Pest' (1944)

6 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

5.7
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Barney just wants to hibernate for the winter, but his nephew, just in from the North Pole, has other plans.

Director: George Gordon | Star: Billy Bletcher

Votes: 81

38. Little 'Tinker (1948)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.4
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B.O. Skunk tries desperately to win the love of a girl, any girl, and goes to such lengths as imitating Frank Sinatra, vintage 1948.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: William Roberts, Bea Benaderet, June Foray, Stan Freberg

Votes: 370

39. Blitz Wolf (1942)

Passed | 10 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.1
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Yet another variation on the Three Little Pigs theme, this time told as WW2 anti-German propaganda (the US had just entered the war), with the wolf as a thinly-disguised Hitler.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Sara Berner, Leone Le Doux, Pinto Colvig, Frank Graham

Votes: 1,154

40. The Blue Danube (1939)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.2
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A conductor, in silhouette against sheet music, leads the title tune, which dissolves into a series of placid landscapes. As the music picks up, we see a water wheel, then a dancing fairy ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Harman

Votes: 90

41. The Hungry Wolf (1942)

9 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.8
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In the dead of winter, a wolf is torn between hunger and his affection for an adorable young rabbit.

Director: Hugh Harman | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 120

42. The Rookie Bear (1941)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.2
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In a humorous report, "Strife" magazine follows a bear who gets drafted and goes through the rigors of Army basic training.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Rudolf Ising, Gayne Whitman

Votes: 169

43. Homesteader Droopy (1954)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Western, Animation

7.4
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Homesteaders are not popular in cattle country, so when the cows complain to Dishonest Dan, The Cattle Man, he makes it tough on the Droopy family.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Paul Frees

Votes: 410

44. A Rainy Day with the Bear Family (1940)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.5
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Mrs. Bear persuades her reluctant husband to fix the leaky roof. But the job proves larger than it first appeared, and the thunderstorm hits while he's on the roof, making it highly ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rudolf Ising, Martha Wentworth

Votes: 84

45. Slap Happy Lion (1947)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.2
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The king of the jungle, after a well-spent day terrorising the rest of the animals, is petrified by a mouse...

Director: Tex Avery | Star: Frank Graham

Votes: 406

46. The Flea Circus (1954)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

6.8
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The entire entourage of a flea circus runs away to join a dog.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Francoise Brun-Cottan, Daws Butler, Bill Thompson

Votes: 261

47. The Tree Surgeon (1944)

8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

5.7
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The tree surgeon (a horse) races to the giant sequoia, which isn't feeling well. His techniques, though, seem better suited to treating a person. First, the tree sticks out its tongue (... See full summary »

Director: George Gordon | Star: Dick Nelson

Votes: 32

48. The Hick Chick (1946)

7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.8
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In this triangle drama a country chicken chooses between a country rooster and a city rooster.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Sara Berner, Daws Butler, Stan Freberg, Paul Frees

Votes: 305

49. The Little Goldfish (1939)

8 min | Animation, Short

6.6
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A goldfish gets out of its bowl and has an adventure under the sea.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Jeanne Dunne, The Rhythmettes

Votes: 68

50. Half-Pint Pygmy (1948)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.8
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George and Junior hunt for the world's smallest pygmy.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Jack Mather, Dick Nelson, Ernest Whitman

Votes: 201


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