With Harman-Ising Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Honeyland (1935)

10 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.1
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An MGM Happy Harmony cartoon in which a group of industrious bees, working to make honey among other products, attempt to outwit a spider who's chasing two of the bees.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Brox Sisters

Votes: 93

2. To Spring (1936)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Musical, Short

7.1
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Dwarfs greet the coming of spring by manufacturing various bright colours.

Directors: Paul Fennell, William Hanna, Hugh Harman | Stars: Delos Jewkes, Elmore Vincent

Votes: 250

3. Smile, Darn Ya, Smile! (1931)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.6
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A streetcar conductor has adventures with a would-be passenger hippo, a cow blocking the tracks, and a runaway train while he, his passengers, and some hobos sing the title song.

Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising | Star: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 415

4. Bosko the Talk-Ink Kid (1929)

5 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.6
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A cartoonist draws Bosko, who promptly comes to life.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rudolf Ising, Carman Maxwell

Votes: 392

5. Bosko's Picture Show (1933)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.1
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Bosko runs a movie theater that shows a wacky newsreel with Jack Dumpsey, a slapstick short from Haurel and Lardy, and a turn-of-the-century melodrama starring Honey.

Directors: Friz Freleng, Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 174

6. The Wayward Pups (1937)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.3
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The cat of the house has his nap interrupted when two puppies, playing with a balloon, hit him with it. He chases the pups, crashing into vases and the like. He sneaks off in time for the ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Russ Powell

Votes: 98

7. The Pups' Picnic (1936)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.9
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Two little puppies, one black, one brown, are underfoot as a woman is laying out a picnic. The black one noses around a stack of sandwiches and a roast turkey, and gets scolded; his brother... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 56

8. I Love a Parade (1932)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.0
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A circus parade, to the title tune. Next, a series of sideshow acts: the wild boy, the rubber man, siamese twin pigs, a tattooed man, a hula-dancing hippo, an Indian snake (or goat) charmer... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 138

9. Little Cheeser (1936)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short

6.1
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Little Cheeser is a young mouse who thinks he's more grown up than he is. Mama tells him to go to bed, calling him "Mama's little man"; he doesn't want to. His devil side emerges and guides... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Bernice Hansen

Votes: 49

10. Congo Jazz (1930)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.7
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Bosko hunts in the jungle, but ends up playing music with the animals.

Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising | Star: Johnny Murray

Votes: 303

11. You Don't Know What You're Doin'! (1931)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.4
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Piggy was the Harmon/Ising studio's second attempt to create a star for the Merrie Melodies cartoon series. Piggy replaced Foxy. Foxy lasted for only three cartoons. Piggy's tenure was even... See full synopsis »

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Orlando 'Slim' Martin

Votes: 220

12. Sinkin' in the Bathtub (1930)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.2
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The music-happy Bosko and Honey take a car ride, but bad luck briefly interrupts their fun.

Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Carman Maxwell

Votes: 407

13. Ride Him, Bosko! (1932)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.7
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Bosco in the wild west, tries to have fun with any situation that come in his way.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Friz Freleng, Hugh Harman, Rochelle Hudson, Rudolf Ising

Votes: 148

14. Bottles (1936)

10 min | Animation, Short, Musical

7.0
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A dark and stormy night in a drugstore. The druggist mixes a potion and falls asleep. The skull-and-crossbones on the bottle comes to life and drips the potion on the druggist, shrinking ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Bernice Hansen, Delos Jewkes, Frank Nelson, Elmore Vincent

Votes: 151

15. It's Got Me Again! (1932)

7 min | Family, Musical, Animation

5.9
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Late at night, the mice come out and sing and play to the title tune, among others. That is, until the cat arrives, but he's quickly sent packing.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 409

16. Hittin' the Trail for Hallelujah Land (1931)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.1
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Piggy and Fluffy have adventures on a riverboat. And Uncle Tom is chased by skeletons promising to take him to Hallelujah Land.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 228

17. The Shanty Where Santy Claus Lives (1933)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.2
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Christmas Eve. A poor orphan boy trudges through the snow, pathetically. He finally arrives at his miserable cabin. While he is crying, Santa arrives and, singing the title song, offers to ... See full summary »

Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising

Votes: 279

18. Lady, Play Your Mandolin! (1931)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.5
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Things are hopping at a certain Mexican café. And then Foxy walks in and the customers go really wild.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 434

19. Toyland Broadcast (1934)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.6
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Station ABC broadcasts the Toyland Revue, featuring music from baby-doll singers, a roly-poly bandleader, a jack-in-the-box crooner, a wind-up music box and more.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Brox Sisters, Jack Carr, The Four Blackbirds, Donald Novis

Votes: 116

20. The Pups' Christmas (1936)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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Christmas morning, and two puppies (and their children) are up early. The pups are frightened by a large stuffed dog, a train set, a crying doll, a toy tank, and other toys. By the time the... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Bernice Hansen

Votes: 116

21. Freddy the Freshman (1932)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.3
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Freddy comes to a party and is a hit; he then goes on to be the star quarterback at the football game.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 138

22. The Calico Dragon (1935)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.6
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A little girl reads a story about a dragon; as she falls asleep, her doll rides off on his calico horse through a calico land to do battle with a three-headed singing calico dragon.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 258

23. Little Buck Cheeser (1937)

8 min | Animation, Short, Family

5.8
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Little Cheeser and his friends, inspired by Buck Rogers (and visions of cheese) build a rocket ship and fly to the moon

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Bernice Hansen

Votes: 128

24. The Lost Chick (1935)

Passed | 10 min | Animation, Short

5.8
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In this entry in the MGM "Happy Harmonies" series, a chicken has hatched (at least) seven chicks; she locates six of them, but the other, Eggbert, is lost.

Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising | Star: Elmore Vincent

Votes: 93

25. The Old Pioneer (1934)

8 min | Animation, Short, Family

5.5
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In this first entry in MGM's Happy Harmonies series, an old man tells a newsboy about his adventures with Native Americans in the Old West.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Carman Maxwell, Elmore Vincent

Votes: 95

26. The Chinese Nightingale (1935)

10 min | Animation, Fantasy, Short

5.8
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A Chinese emperor is gladdened by the song of the nightingale and is moved to play his own song. One day, the Japanese send a music box with a mechanical bird; the nightingale feels ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 80

27. Shuffle Off to Buffalo (1933)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.5
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Baby central. A flock of storks is leaving with babies. An old man at a ledger book is dealing with phone calls and letters; a request for twins from Nanook of the North sends him to the ... See full summary »

Directors: Friz Freleng, Rudolf Ising | Stars: Johnny Murray, The Rhythmettes

Votes: 178

28. Bosko's Dizzy Date (1932)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

4.7
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Honey tries to teach the violin to an unwilling kitten. Later, she and Bosko go off on a bicycle ride.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 115

29. The Old Mill Pond (1936)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Music

5.5
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The fish and frogs gather at the old mill pond to hear a jazz concert. Performers include caricatures of Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, and tap dancer Bill Robinson ("Bojangles").

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Norm Blackburn, The Four Blackbirds

Votes: 184

30. Wake Up the Gypsy in Me (1933)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.8
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A camp of Russian gypsies, dancing and playing music. After an opening dance, a quartet of beer-drinkers gargles the Volga Boatman song, then another group hauling on a rope sings it (we ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 109

31. The Organ Grinder (1933)

7 min | Family, Musical, Animation

5.5
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An organ grinder and his monkey make their way down a New York streetscape. The monkey climbs up several stories to get tips from a couple of women. It does a little dance for a group of ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 91

32. Bosko the Drawback (1932)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

4.8
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Bosko is the star player in a wacky game of professional football.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 71

33. Good Little Monkeys (1935)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.4
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The Devil comes out of Dante's Inferno, hoping to get the See No Evil, Speak No Evil and Hear No Evil monkeys to his side, but a bunch of literary characters come to the rescue of the monkeys.

Director: Hugh Harman | Star: The Rhythmettes

Votes: 54

34. Alias St. Nick (1935)

Passed | 10 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.4
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Mrs. Mouse is reading "A Visit from St. Nicholas" to her brood when a cat tries to break in. The cat overhears them arguing about the existence of Santa, so he dresses up accordingly.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Bernice Hansen

Votes: 143

35. Swing Wedding (1937)

8 min | Animation, Short

6.0
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Swamp frogs celebrate a wedding.

Director: Hugh Harman | Star: The Four Blackbirds

Votes: 63

36. Tale of the Vienna Woods (1934)

8 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.3
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The delightfully animated adventure of a faun and a satyr who is only animate during daylight.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 86

37. Bosko's Soda Fountain (1931)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.3
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Bosko is a soda jerk, who gives poor service to a mouse and to his former schoolteacher. Later, he must contend with Honey's bratty kitten pupil.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 128

38. The Tree's Knees (1931)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

4.9
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Bosko the woodsman spurns cutting down trees and plays music instead. The trees and animals dance and make their own music.

Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising | Star: Johnny Murray

Votes: 115

39. Young and Healthy (1933)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

4.8
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The lazy yet large King Louis could care less about the royal ball and is more interested in sleeping on his throne. He suddenly heard the cries and cheers of the kingdom's kids playing ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 103

40. One Step Ahead of My Shadow (1933)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.1
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Several Chinese residents play music. A dragon frees himself from a cage and goes after them, but fireworks are shoved down the dragon's throat. This causes him to explode and turn into a walking dragon skeleton.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 113

41. Little Ol' Bosko and the Pirates (1937)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

5.4
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Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Lillian Randolph, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas, Zoot Watson

Votes: 27

42. The Queen Was in the Parlor (1932)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.0
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When the king returns to the castle, he is surprised to find that the queen is in the parlor and won't see anyone.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 115

43. We're in the Money (1933)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.5
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After the last human has left the department store, the toys walk over to the music department where they start performing the Warren/Dubin song "We're in the money". The money soon joins ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 205

44. The Early Bird and the Worm (1936)

9 min | Animation, Short

5.7
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A young worm is chased by the Early Bird, but then two crows and a snake join the chase.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Bernice Hansen, The Rhythmettes

Votes: 135

45. Bosko the Speed King (1933)

8 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.6
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Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 63

46. Two Little Pups (1936)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

5.6
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A hen tries to get something to eat from a garden, but is chased around the yard by the titular pups.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 59

47. Bosko's Party (1932)

8 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.4
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Bosko and friends give Honey a surprise birthday party.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Carman Maxwell

Votes: 112

48. Hold Anything (1930)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.4
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Bosko is a construction worker who impresses Honey by making music from everything in sight, including a decapitated mouse, a typewriter and a goat filled with hot air.

Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Johnny Murray

Votes: 186

49. Red-Headed Baby (1931)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.1
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In a toy shop, a villainous spider threatens the happiness of a red-headed baby doll and her sweetheart, a toy soldier named Napoleon.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 208

50. The Booze Hangs High (1930)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.1
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Bosko has a grand time on the farm, dancing with a cow, playing a horse's tail like a violin and getting drunk with three pigs.

Directors: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising | Star: Johnny Murray

Votes: 231


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