The Magnetic Telescope (1942) is the sixth of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon the DC Comics character of Superman, originally created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. This animated short was created by the Fleischer Studios. The story runs about eight minutes and covers Superman’s adventures in saving the town from a comet drawn toward Earth by… Read more →
Foney Fables is a cartoon from the Merrie Melodies series made in 1942 by Friz Freleng, diverting several tales and fables. Original: 1 August 1942 Buy a subscription to watch this movie and hundreds more: Ready to watch? Click to start your free trial. Watch anywhere. Cancel anytime. Free trial. Free trial Monthly Subscription Yearly Subscription Free $5/month $50/year
Billion Dollar Limited (1942) is the third of seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon the DC Comics character Superman. Produced by Fleischer Studios, Billion Dollar Limited centers on a train carrying one billion dollars in gold to the US mint, which is sabotaged by robbers before Superman intervenes. The short was released by Paramount Pictures on January 9, 1942…. Read more →
Jungle Book is a 1942 independent American Technicolor action-adventure film by the Hungarian Korda brothers, based on a screenplay adaptation by Laurence Stallings of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, about a wild boy who is kidnapped by villagers who are cruel to animals as they attempt to steal the jungle’s lost treasure that possesses people. The film was directed by… Read more →
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942) is the fourth in the Basil Rathbone/Nigel Bruce series of 14 Sherlock Holmes films which updated the characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to the present day. The film is credited as an adaptation of Conan Doyle’s short story “The Adventure of the Dancing Men,” though the only element from the source… Read more →
A Tale of Two Kitties is a 1942 Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Bob Clampett, written by Warren Foster, and features music by Carl W. Stalling. The short was released on November 21, 1942, and features the debut of Tweety, originally named Orson until his second cartoon, who delivers the line that would become his catchphrase: “I tawt… Read more →
Bowery at Midnight is a 1942 American horror film directed by Wallace Fox and starring Bela Lugosi and John Archer. Bowery at Midnight is a 1942 American horror film directed by Wallace Fox and starring Bela Lugosi and John Archer. Buy a subscription to watch this movie and hundreds more: Ready to watch? Click to start your free trial. Watch… Read more →
The Arctic Giant (1942) is the fourth of seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon the DC Comics character of Superman, originally created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. This animated short was created by Fleischer Studios. The story runs nine minutes and covers Superman’s adventures defeating a giant dinosaur that terrorizes the city. It was originally released February 27,… Read more →
Fox Pop is a 1942 Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies color cartoon short supervised by Chuck Jones. “Fox Pop” was released on September 5, 1942. It was later reissued as a Blue Ribbon release on September 28, 1946. It has since been made available to the public domain after years of copyright neglect. Buy a subscription to watch this movie and… Read more →
Private Buckaroo is a 1942 American musical film directed by Edward F. Cline starring The Andrews Sisters, Dick Foran, Harry James, Shemp Howard, Joe E. Lewis, and Jennifer Holt. The film tells the story of army recruits following basic training, with the Andrews Sisters attending USO dances. Plot: Entertainer Lon Prentice initially is keen to enlist in the US Army… Read more →
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