With Castle Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.2
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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

Votes: 4,176

2. Woody Woodpecker (1941)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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The psychiatrist needs a psychiatrist after attempting to treat Woody Woodpecker.

Director: Walter Lantz | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Margaret Hill-Talbot, Danny Webb

Votes: 871

3. Little Black Sambo (1935)

Approved | 8 min | Comedy, Animation, Short

5.5
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Mammy gives Little Black Sambo a quick scrub on the washboard, then pats him down with baby powder, black baby powder, before sending him off to play. She warns him about the tiger. "That ... See full summary »

Directors: Ub Iwerks, Shamus Culhane, Al Eugster

Votes: 257

4. Pantry Panic (1941)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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Woody fails to go South for the winter, leaving him vulnerable to a starving cat. But the cat is just as vulnerable to a starving Woody.

Director: Walter Lantz | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Bernice Hansen, Danny Webb

Votes: 320

5. A Christmas Dream (1946)

8 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.2
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Christmas has arrived. As a little girl and her parents enter the room, the little girl finds all kinds of toys under the Christmas Tree. She immediately throws her old doll aside and ... See full summary »

Directors: Borivoj Zeman, Karel Zeman

Votes: 171

6. Stick Around (1925)

24 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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Two paperhangers are employed by a sanitarium to hang up some posters. Chaos Ensures.

Director: Ward Hayes | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Bobby Ray, Hazel Newman, Harry McCoy

Votes: 158

7. The Barber of Seville (1944)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.4
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An opera-singing Woody Woodpecker takes over a barbershop and harasses the customers.

Director: Shamus Culhane | Stars: Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway, Kent Rogers, Lee Sweetland

Votes: 646

8. Wet Blanket Policy (1948)

Passed | 6 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.8
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Woody Woodpecker buys life insurance with the benifactor being Buzz Buzzard who wants to collect early.

Director: Dick Lundy | Stars: Gloria Wood, Harry Babbitt, Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway

Votes: 150

9. Boy Meets Dog (1938)

9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.7
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A commercial short made for the Bristol-Myers Co. (plugging their toothpaste) that features the characters from the "Reg'lar Fellers" syndicated newspaper comic strip by Gene Byrnes. The ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lantz | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Walter Tetley, Danny Webb

Votes: 91

10. Wolf! Wolf! (1944)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.5
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Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep, and that leaves one of them vulnerable to a pack of hillbilly wolves. It's Mighty Mouse to the rescue!

Director: Mannie Davis | Star: Tom Morrison

Votes: 154

11. Knock Knock (1940)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.7
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Andy Panda attempts to find out if he can catch a woodpecker by putting salt on its tail.

Directors: Walter Lantz, Alex Lovy | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Bernice Hansen

Votes: 165

12. The Little Match Girl (1954)

8 min | Short, Fantasy

5.3
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Star: John Nesbitt

Votes: 31

13. Doom of Dracula (1966)

8 min | Horror, Short

5.9
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An EIGHT minute excerpt from the 1944 feature, House of Frankenstein, released in the 1960's to the 16mm & 8mm home movie market.

Stars: John Carradine, Boris Karloff, J. Carrol Naish, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 11

14. Simple Simon (1935)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short

5.7
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As in the nursery rhyme, Simple Simon meets a pieman on his way to the fair and samples his wares. However, when he makes no purchase, the pieman becomes angry, follows Simon to the fair, ... See full summary »

Director: Ub Iwerks

Votes: 98

15. War of the Planets (1958)

9 min | Sci-Fi, Short

5.5
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Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Rex Reason, Faith Domergue, Jeff Morrow, Douglas Spencer

Votes: 19

16. Franken-Stymied (1961)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.3
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Woody escapes from the rain and lightning into the castle of a mad scientist. The scientist's latest invention, a chicken-plucking robot name Frankie, has awoken, and think's Woody is a ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hannah | Stars: Daws Butler, Grace Stafford

Votes: 52

17. Suzy Snowflake (1951)

3 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.4
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Stars: The Norman Luboff Choir, Norma Zimmer

Votes: 57

18. Aquatic Wizards (1955)

10 min | Documentary, Short

2.3
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See the variety of water-skiing in beautiful Cypress Gardens, Florida!

Stars: Willa McGuire, Alfredo Mendoza

Votes: 203

19. The Wolfman (1966)

8 min | Horror, Short

7.2
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An eight minute abridgment of the 1941 feature, The Wolf Man, released in the 1960's to the 16mm home movie market.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains, Ralph Bellamy, Patric Knowles

Votes: 140

20. Wide Open Town (1953)

9 min | Short, Western

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A nine-minute "abridgement" of the 1941 feature film released to the home movie market in the 1950's.

Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Andy Clyde, Victor Jory

21. The Three Bears (1935)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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Playing hide-and-seek with her dog, young Goldilocks scampers away into the woods and stumbles upon a lovely little house. Unbeknownst to her, a family of bears live there. The bears, ... See full summary »

Directors: Ub Iwerks, Shamus Culhane, Al Eugster | Star: Sara Berner

Votes: 109

22. The Son of Frankenstein (1966)

10 min | Horror, Short

6.4
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Stars: Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Josephine Hutchinson

Votes: 30

23. Little Boy Blue (1936)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.7
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The Big Bad Wolf stalks Little Bo Peep and steals one of her sheep. She enlists Little Boy Blue and a dancing scarecrow to assist her and her mischievous black sheep in rescuing it. Singing, dancing, hilarity and impalement ensue.

Director: Ub Iwerks | Stars: Sara Berner, Billy Bletcher, Jack Mercer

Votes: 129

24. 'Eliza on the Ice' (1944)

7 min | Animation, Short

5.3
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A full scale burlesque on "Uncle Tom's Cabin", with the Tex Avery influence fully in play. Probably the funniest Mighty Mouse cartoon.

Director: Connie Rasinski | Star: Tom Morrison

Votes: 34

25. The Music Album: Christmas Carols (1947)

10 min | Short, Music

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Sing along with some classic Christmas Carols.

26. The Bird Who Came to Dinner (1961)

Approved | Animation, Family, Short

6.2
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Director: Paul J. Smith | Star: Grace Stafford

Votes: 53

27. Howdy Doody's Christmas (1951)

8 min | Short

5.2
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It's Christmas Eve and Santa hasn't come yet, so Buffalo Bob Smith, Howdy, and Clarabell The Clown (Bob Keeshan soon-to-be "Captain Kangaroo") decide to take the Rocket Doodle as ... See full summary »

Stars: Dayton Allen, Robert Keeshan, Bob Smith

Votes: 33

28. Super Mouse Rides Again (1943)

7 min | Animation, Short

6.1
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Super Mouse visits some hardworking farmer-mice, who are thrilled to meet this super-celebrity. Three cats wait until the hero is gone before they set upon the defenseless creatures.

Director: Mannie Davis | Star: Tom Morrison

Votes: 31

29. Smoked Hams (1947)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.1
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Wally Walrus is a day sleeper and requires daily rest while his neighbor in the adjacent apartment, Woody Woodpecker, is a night sleeper who does his chores during the day. Needless to say,... See full summary »

Director: Dick Lundy | Stars: Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway, Jack Mather

Votes: 82

30. Bathing Buddies (1946)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.7
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Woody and Wally share an apartment building. Woody's favorite pastime is playing golf... it's just a shame he plays inside the house instead of outside. Finally, Wally breaks his club and ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Lundy | Stars: Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway, Jack Mather

Votes: 82

31. Fair Weather Fiends (1946)

Passed | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.1
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After a storm strands them on a deserted island, Woody Woodpecker and his wolf friend end up battling themselves in a quest to find food.

Director: Shamus Culhane | Stars: Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway, Lionel Stander

Votes: 91

32. Wicket Wacky (1951)

Approved | Animation, Family, Short

6.2
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Woody Woodpecker plays croquet, but someone underground gets upset.

Directors: Walter Lantz, Don Patterson, Paul J. Smith | Stars: Mel Blanc, Grace Stafford

Votes: 44

33. A Fine Feathered Frenzy (1954)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.3
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When Woody undertips in a posh restaurant, the waiters immediately throw him out on his ear. Tired of his petty lifestyle, he notices an ad in the paper for a rich woman with a big mansion ... See full summary »

Director: Don Patterson | Star: Grace Stafford

Votes: 60

34. Chew-Chew Baby (1945)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.8
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Wally Walrus kicks the delinquent Woody Woodpecker out of his boarding house. But the mooching bird finds the walrus's personal ad in the newspaper and comes back, disguised as a woman.

Director: Shamus Culhane | Stars: Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway, Jack Mather

Votes: 90

35. Knights of the Bath (1951)

9 min | Comedy, Short

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Two inept plumbers try to fix a simple leaky bathroom faucet, with disastrous results.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Thurston Hall

36. Pandora's Box (1943)

7 min | Animation, Short

5.1
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Director: Connie Rasinski

Votes: 19

37. Puny Express (1950)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.8
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Woody is a wandering cowboy who notices an ad at a western post office advertising for a new mail delivery rider. Woody accepts but is warned of mail thief Buzz Buzzard. Woody regards the ... See full summary »

Directors: Walter Lantz, Dick Lundy, Don Patterson | Stars: Mel Blanc, Grace Stafford, Lionel Stander

Votes: 57

38. An Overall Hero (1920)

Comedy, Short

5.2
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Director: William Campbell | Stars: Snooky, Arthur Nowell, Ida Mae McKenzie

Votes: 8

39. Box Car Bandit (1957)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.8
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A bandit and his horse (a bigger crook than the bandit) find out that a big shipment of gold bullion is being shipped by train, so they make immediate plans to hijack it. But, Woody ... See full summary »

Director: Paul J. Smith | Stars: Dal McKennon, Grace Stafford

Votes: 47

40. Fun on the Run (1949)

9 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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Bixby College needs to win the girls' basketball tourney prize-money in order to survive, but a pair of gamblers have brought in some Amazonian ringers to play for the opposition and Lou, in drag, is playing for the Bixby team.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Peggy Ryan, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 5

41. The Wreck of the Hesperus (1944)

Approved | Animation, Short

5.2
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When the sailing ship 'Hesperus' gets into trouble in a raging sea-storm, the ever-vigilant lighthouse keeper, Mighty Mouse, flies forth and comes to the rescue of the captain, his fair-maiden daughter, and the crew.

Director: Mannie Davis

Votes: 24

42. Woodpecker from Mars (1956)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.3
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Woody Woodpecker is a guest at a television show and walks off with a space helmet and a space gun as souvenirs. He pretends to be a man from Mars, and is believed to the extent that he is ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul J. Smith, Don Patterson | Stars: Dal McKennon, Grace Stafford

Votes: 53

43. Peg Leg Pete (1932)

Animation, Short

4.8
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Director: Frank Moser

Votes: 6

44. Sleep Happy (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.9
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An exhausted Woody is walking the streets looking for a place to rest. He happens upon Wally Walrus' bed & board which welcomes boarders. He enters Wally's house, settles into bed, and sets... See full summary »

Directors: Walter Lantz, Dick Lundy, Don Patterson | Stars: Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway, Grace Stafford

Votes: 58

45. Ski for Two (1944)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.0
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Woody Woodpecker goes on a ski vacation at the Swiss Chard Lodge where Wally Walrus is the proprietor.

Director: Shamus Culhane | Stars: Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway, Jack Mather, Lee Sweetland

Votes: 112

46. Dracula (1966)

8 min | Horror, Short

6.9
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8-minute shortened version of Tod Browning's 1931 classic "Dracula."

Stars: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Edward Van Sloan

Votes: 27

47. Our Cities Must Fight (1951)

10 min | Short

4.0
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"Our Cities Must Fight" is a civil defense film that was produced for the U.S. government to illustrate the importance of not abandoning urban centers during an atomic bombing. The film ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Rizzo

Votes: 29

48. Here Comes the Circus (1946)

10 min | Short, Documentary

3.1
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Watch and enjoy the large variety of acts in an old-fashioned circus!

Stars: Emmett Kelly, Clyde Beatty, Betty Rich, Dorothy Herbert

Votes: 148

49. Santa Claus Story (1945)

10 min | Short, Family

4.2
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Santa comes down the chimney, awakens the children and tells them stories.

Votes: 25

50. Santa Claus' Punch and Judy (1948)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

3.4
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Votes: 28


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