Max Fleischer Age, Birthday, Biography, Wiki, Movies & More

Max Fleischer (July 19, 1883 – September 11, 1972) was an Polish Jewish American animator, inventor, film director and producer.

Fleischer was a pioneer in the development of the animated cartoon and served as the head of Fleischer Studios. He brought such animated characters as Betty Boop, Koko the Clown, Popeye and Superman to the movie screen and was responsible for a number of technological innovations including the Rotoscope. (Wikipedia)

Max Fleischer

Max Fleischer Biography / Wiki

Name Max Fleischer
Also Know Max Fleicher
Gender Male
Known For Production
Place of Birth Krakau, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland]
Date of Birth 1883-07-19
Age(as in 2022) 89
Deathday 1972-09-11

Max Fleischer Acting Movies

Movie Name Character Release Date Overview
Modeling Cartoonist 1921-10-01 A man with a huge hooked nose enters the Fleischer studios to have his bust sculpted. Meanwhile, across the studio, Max is animating Koko. When he’s c…
Trip to Mars Himself – Animator 1924-04-01 Dave Fleischer sends Koko to Mars….
The Chinaman 1920-05-19 Max Fleischer considers hiring a new cartoonist. While the new guy draws Max’s portrait, Koko gets into a fight with a cartoon Chinese stereotype….
Ko-ko in Thanksgiving 1925-11-21 Koko likes to join Max and his friends for Thanksgiving dinner. He can, under the condition of screening his films….
The Clown’s Pup Himself 1919-08-30 Max Fleischer draws a clown, who comes alive on the page. The clown doesn’t like the way he is drawn and demonstrates his own artistic abilities….
Big Chief Koko Himself 1925-05-15 When a Native American artist sells a selection of his background drawings and original characters to Fleischer, Koko gives the new arrivals a cold re…
Koko’s Paradise Himself 1926-02-27 Max Fleischer is going to a shooting gallery, so he practices on Koko and Fitz, sending them both to Paradise in this slightly erratic but funny carto…
Koko’s Toot Toot Himself 1926-06-05 Max is taking a railroad trip and pulls out his pen to draw Koko, Fitz and a railroad. Maybe the trip is too bumpy, because nothing works as it is sup…
Ko-Ko the Kop Himself 1927-10-01 Part of the ‘Inkwell Imps’ series….
Cartoon Factory Various 1924-02-21 Koko the Clown discovers a machine that can make cartoons. Note that there’s a re-released version of this short from the 1930s with added music and v…
The Clown’s Little Brother Himself 1920-07-06 Koko the Clown’s little brother comes to visit and wreaks havoc in Max Fleischer’s studio….
Fishing Himself 1921-11-21 Max is too rushed to do a thorough job of drawing Koko this morning. Max is going fishing. However, to amuse the clown, he draws a fishing pole and a …
Bubbles Himself 1922-04-20 Max and Koko The Clown bet who can blow the biggest soap bubble….
Jumping Beans Himself 1922-12-15 Max tricks Koko with a jumping bean. Koko finds a way to duplicate himself to get his revenge….
Bed Time Himself 1923-03-01 First, Max, in his pyjamas, gets back up and draws an isolated mountain area and puts Koko on top of a steep mountain. “That will keep you busy for th…
Trapped Himself 1923-06-01 In ‘Trapped’, we see the cartoonist’s hands as still photograph cut-outs, manipulated in front of the camera to look like live-action movie footage. T…
False Alarm Himself 1923-08-01 An “Out of the Inkwell” short featuring Ko-Ko the Clown, this time as a fireman….
Invisible Ink Himself 1921-12-03 Koko The Clown continually interrupts an animator, who turns his attention to trapping the clown….
The Dresden Doll Himself 1922-02-07 In this one, Max has run low on ink, so Ko-Ko finishes drawing himself and then heads over to the camera room, where he creates his own characters, a …
The Cure Himself 1924-11-15 Max has a toothache, and it’s up to The Clown and a bespectacled rabbit to pull out the aching tooth….
Koko Trains ‘Em Himself 1925-06-15 Max Fleischer and his wife or girlfriend have a cute little dog with them at the studio. Max decides to draw the dog but every time he does, the drawi…
Koko Nuts Himself 1925-10-15 Koko the clown is sent to the nut house by Max….
Fadeaway Himself 1926-09-01 This fascinating series features Max himself, filmed in live action, sitting at a drawing board and concocting adventures for his star performer Ko-Ko…
Koko Back Tracks Himself 1927-01-01
Koko Needles the Boss Himself 1927-05-09 Artist Max Fleischer draws a spool of thread and a needle. The needle then penetrates a blank canvas and, stitch by stitch, we see Koko the Clown bein…
Flies Himself 1922-05-01 Koko the Clown is antagonized by flying insects….
The Puzzle Himself 1923-05-01 Koko the Clown and his creator, Max Fleischer, go on a strange journey to Puzzle Town….
Ko-Ko’s Haunted House 1928-04-28 A friend of KoKo’s animator draws a haunted house, and KoKo and his dog Fitz go inside. There, they encounter frightening hallways where every door le…
Koko in Toyland Cartoonist (uncredited) 1925-01-20 In this Christmas season release, Max assembles a toy train track while Ko-Ko the Clown visits a cartoon toyland, playing cops and robbers and rescuin…
Koko Packs ‘Em Cartoonist (uncredited) 1925-10-17 Max is moving out of his studio, so Ko-Ko the Inkwell Clown packs up everything in sight (even using a super-charged vacuum cleaner that sucks up the …
Birthday Self 1922-03-11 A birthday celebration with Max Fleischer’s Inkwell Clown….
The Boxing Kangaroo Cartoonist (uncredited) 1920-02-02 The Inkwell Clown battles a boxing kangaroo….
The Reunion Cartoonist (uncredited) 1922-10-27 Max helps the Inkwell Clown prepare for a family reunion….
Vacation Cartoonist (uncredited) 1924-07-23 Ko-Ko the Inkwell Clown spends a vacation at a rubbery amusement park….
Out of the Inkwell Cartoonist 1919-04-19 Directed by Dave Fleischer….
Koko in Egg-Cited 1926-12-01 An Out of the Inkwell cartoon produced by Max Fleischer….
Perpetual Motion Cartoonist 1920-10-02 Part of Max Fleischer’s “Out of the Inkwell” series….
Ko-Ko the Barber Himself 1925-02-25 In this 1925 Out of the Inkwell short, Ko-Ko the Clown becomes a barber. As usual, he eventually escapes the animated world for the “real.” He hides i…
Balloons Himself 1923-09-01 The Inkwell Clown goes for a balloon ride. Later, Max’s studio is filled with so many balloons that it floats away….
Ko-Ko Makes ‘Em Laugh Cartoonist 1927-02-10 Ko-Ko and Fitz try to make a humorless Indian laugh….
Koko the Hot Shot himself 1925-01-01 Max creates a penny arcade with a shooting gallery, much to the detriment of Ko-Ko and Fitz the Dog….
Ko-Ko on the Run himself 1925-09-15 Ko-Ko competes against a rival clown in a race….
The Ouija Board Himself 1920-07-04 Max Fleischer draws Koko and a haunted house, while his colleague and the janitor mess around with a Ouija board. When Max goes over to take a look, K…
More Pep Uncle Max 1936-06-18 In a return to the Out of the Inkwell format, Betty Boop invents a pep formula to speed up lazy Pudgy, but it escapes into the real world with rapid r…
Cartoon Madness: The Fantastic Max Fleischer Cartoons himself (archival footage) 1992-10-27 Leonard Maltin tells about the Fleischer Studio between featuring assorted cartoons from the Fleischers….
Betty Boop’s Rise to Fame Himself 1934-05-18 A reporter interviews Max Fleischer about his creation, and Betty illustrates with excerpts from three prior cartoons….
Just a Gigolo Presenter 1932-09-08 Irene Bordoni sings the title song in French and English with a Bouncing Ball. Cartoon sequences: Betty Boop as a cabaret emcee and cigarette girl; a …
Betty Boop: Queen of the Cartoons Self (archive footage) 1995-01-01 From the A&E “Biography” series, a review of the birth, development and cinematic history of Betty Boop, the flapper cartoon character who has been a …

Max Fleischer Directing Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Director 1948-11-11 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a timeless family holiday classic….
Finding His Voice Director 1929-06-21 Animated figure Talkie gets a visit from his friend Mutie in search for a job. Talkie takes him to the Western Electric sound lab……
Cartoon Factory Director 1924-02-21 Koko the Clown discovers a machine that can make cartoons. Note that there’s a re-released version of this short from the 1930s with added music and v…
The Ouija Board Director 1920-07-04 Max Fleischer draws Koko and a haunted house, while his colleague and the janitor mess around with a Ouija board. When Max goes over to take a look, K…
Evolution Director 1923-06-01 A combination of live action footage and stop-action animation is utilized to illustrate the theory of evolution….
The Tantalizing Fly Director 1919-03-10 A film in the “Out of the Inkwell” series, an early animated short from Max Fleischer….
Has Anyone Here Seen Kelly? Director 1926-07-01 Koko the Clown leads his Koko Kwartet through a rendition of “Has Anyone Here Seen Kelly?”, a British music hall song about an Irish girl who gets los…
Max Fleischer: Lost Cartoons Director 2015-01-01 A series of rare Max Fleischer sound cartoon shorts released by animation historian Jerry Beck. Fleischer was a pioneer in the development of the anim…
News Sketches Director 1945-01-01 Humorous “sketches” of human interest stories by Max Fleischer, who headed Jam Handy’s animation department in the mid 1940s and 1950s….
All Aboard for the Moon Director 1920-02-07 An animated interpretation of a rocket voyage to the moon demonstrates the scientific principles at play in theoretical space travel (such as gravity)…
Hurry Doctor! Director 1931-03-13 Already running late to see his girl, Bimbo the dog finds that his car is seriously ill. Bimbo calls the doctor, who rushes over in his jalopy and rev…
Max Fleischer’s Superman 1941-1942 Director 2009-04-07 More than just a landmark in superhero animation, Max Fleischer’s Superman shorts were no less than the foundation for so many shows that succeeded it…
Cartoon Classics – 28 Favorites of the Golden-Era Cartoons – Vol 1: 4 Hours Director 2020-12-01 Featuring over 4 hours of remastered and restored Cartoon Classics from the golden age of animation including Looney Tunes, Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daf…
Popeye: 33 Cartoon Classics – 4 Hours Director 2017-07-07 Enjoy 4 hours of classic Popeye the Sailor Man cartoons. Popeye is one of the most beloved cartoon characters of all time! Watch as Popeye eats his sp…
Clay Town Director 1924-05-29
Popeye the Sailor: 1933-1938 – Volume One Director 2007-07-31 Popeye The Sailor: 1933-1938 Volume One (DVD) Spinach–YUCK! But not to the most famous, fearless comic strip sailor in the world–Popeye. Whether ro…
Popeye the Sailor: 1938-1940 – Volume Two Director 2008-06-17 Set sail for fun and excitement with Popeye, Olive Oyl, Bluto and the rest of the gang in this amazing collection of 31 early cartoons from the legend…
It’s the Cats Director 1926-06-01 Neighborhood cats come to the tiny Ko-Ko Theatre to watch Ko-Ko and Fitz stage a variety of entertaining acts, from acrobatics to high-diving to statu…
Lunch on a Cart Director 1925-01-01 An extremely brief rundown of the history and construction of the lunch wagon, commonly found on studio lots– that still manages to fit in a little c…
Koko in Egg-Cited Director 1926-12-01 An Out of the Inkwell cartoon produced by Max Fleischer….
Perpetual Motion Director 1920-10-02 Part of Max Fleischer’s “Out of the Inkwell” series….
If We Lived on the Moon Director 1920-09-01 A Popular Science Monthly film demonstrating how life on the moon would be different than life on Earth….

Max Fleischer Production Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Taking the Blame Producer 1935-02-15 Betty brings home a cat as a playmate for her pet puppy, Pudgy. The cat manages to get Pudgy blamed for all his misbehaviour….
The Mechanical Monsters Producer 1941-11-28 Superman battles a criminal mastermind and his robot army….
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Producer 1948-11-11 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a timeless family holiday classic….
Superman: The Mad Scientist Producer 1941-09-26 After The Daily Planet receives a letter from a mad scientist threatening to wreak destruction with his Electrothanasia Ray, Lois Lane heads out in th…
Superman: The Arctic Giant Producer 1942-02-26 A frozen Tyrannosaurus rex is found and put on display in a museum, but when he thaws out and revives, Superman has to stop his rampage!…
Superman: Electric Earthquake Producer 1942-05-15 A scientist uses an earthquake machine to threaten the city, and only Superman can stop his extortion plan!…
Betty Boop’s Museum Producer 1932-12-16 Koko is recruiting customers for a 50 cent sightseeing tour of the museum. Betty is Koko’s only passenger. Betty gets locked inside by accident. The s…
Bimbo’s Initiation Producer 1931-07-24 Bimbo finds himself surrounded by a mysterious group of robed figures who invite him to become a member of their secret organisation. When he refuses,…
Superman: Terror on the Midway Producer 1942-08-30 When things go wrong at the circus, it’s up to Superman to stop the escaped animals….
Superman: The Bulleteers Producer 1942-03-26 Criminals with rocket powered car loot and extort the city, and only Superman can stop them!…
Billion Dollar Limited Producer 1942-01-09 Robbers target a special train carrying a billion dollars worth of gold, and the only one who can stop them is Superman!…
The Magnetic Telescope Producer 1942-04-24 When police interfere with a reckless scientist’s experiment, it creates a deadly meteor shower only Superman can stop….
Superman: Volcano Producer 1942-07-10 Superman comes to the rescue when a volcano erupts….
Noah’s Lark Producer 1929-10-24 Noah seems to have major problems with his animals when they all get restless and leave the ship to go to Coney Island and Luna Park to get away from …
Betty Boop’s Rise to Fame Producer 1934-05-18 A reporter interviews Max Fleischer about his creation, and Betty illustrates with excerpts from three prior cartoons….
Betty Boop’s Bamboo Isle Producer 1932-09-22 On a South Sea isle, Bimbo meets Betty in the guise of a hula dancer….
Chess-Nuts Producer 1932-04-12 An initially realistic chess game becomes a chaotic, animated quest for the favors of Betty Boop (the black queen) by Bimbo (white king) and others, w…
Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie Producer 1932-03-04 The Round Towners Quartet sings the title song with a Bouncing Ball. Cartoon sequence: Betty Boop and Bimbo go ice skating….
The Two-Alarm Fire Producer 1934-10-25 Popeye and Bluto run adjoining (and competing) fire companies. When Olive’s huge house catches fire, they are soon more interested in fighting each ot…
Betty Boop’s Hallowe’en Party Producer 1933-11-03 Betty Boop hosts a Hallowe’en party with a few uninvited guests….
Betty Boop’s Birthday Party Producer 1933-04-20 Betty drudges in the kitchen alone until her friends (including Bimbo and Koko) hold a surprise birthday party for her… which gets rowdy….
Minnie the Moocher Producer 1932-03-11 Betty Boop and Bimbo run away from home, but that night they are scared by a chorus of ghosts singing the title song….
A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight Producer 1930-07-31 A drunk mouse dances out of a newspaper office and posts leaflets advertising a Hot Time….
Boilesk Producer 1933-06-09 An old-fashioned “Burlesk” variety show, mostly animated with a live-action performance of “I’m Playing with Fire” by the Watson Sisters….
Out of the Inkwell Producer 1919-04-19 Directed by Dave Fleischer….
The Clown’s Pup Producer 1919-08-30 Max Fleischer draws a clown, who comes alive on the page. The clown doesn’t like the way he is drawn and demonstrates his own artistic abilities….
Big Chief Koko Producer 1925-05-15 When a Native American artist sells a selection of his background drawings and original characters to Fleischer, Koko gives the new arrivals a cold re…
Koko’s Paradise Producer 1926-02-27 Max Fleischer is going to a shooting gallery, so he practices on Koko and Fitz, sending them both to Paradise in this slightly erratic but funny carto…
Koko’s Toot Toot Producer 1926-06-05 Max is taking a railroad trip and pulls out his pen to draw Koko, Fitz and a railroad. Maybe the trip is too bumpy, because nothing works as it is sup…
Ko-Ko the Kop Producer 1927-10-01 Part of the ‘Inkwell Imps’ series….
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp the Boys Are Marching Producer 1926-07-28 “Tramp, Tramp, Tramp the Boys Are Marching” features a song that dates back to the Civil War, one which was still familiar to audiences of the 192…
She Wronged Him Right Producer 1934-01-05 Betty Boop appears on stage with Freddie in an old-fashioned mortgage melodrama….
Snubbed by a Snob Producer 1940-07-18 A young horse says hi to little donkey Spunky. But the horse’s mother pulls him away, saying we don’t associate with that kind. Spunky makes a few mor…
Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba’s Forty Thieves Producer 1937-11-26 Popeye the Sailor, accompanied by Olive Oyl and Wimpy, is dispatched to stop the dreaded bandit Abu Hassan and his force of forty thieves….
Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor Producer 1936-11-27 Two sailors Sindbad and Popeye decide to test themselves in order to prove their supremacy. Popeye is then presented with a series of daunting tasks b…
Gabby Goes Fishing Producer 1941-07-17 Gabby teaches a young boy how to fish, even though the boy was doing much better without him….
It’s a Hap-Hap-Happy Day Producer 1941-08-14 Gabby goes camping with the Mayor….
Swing Cleaning Producer 1941-04-10 Gabby is a servant in a castle and is required to do a little housework….
Two for the Zoo Producer 1941-08-20 Gabby is forced to take care of a strange animal called a Kango….
Betty Boop’s May Party Producer 1933-05-11 Betty and Bimbo, as Queen and King of the May, host a giant outdoor party that gets sprayed with rubber. Koko appears briefly….
Mr. Bug Goes to Town Producer 1941-12-09 The happy tranquility of Buggsville is shattered when the populace learns that a colossal skyscraper is to be built over their tiny town….
My Friend the Monkey Producer 1939-01-27 A hurdy-gurdy man goes by Betty Boop’s house; she wants to buy his monkey, which causes plenty of trouble for Pudgy the Pup….
S.O.S. Producer 1932-03-11 A sinking ship leaves three survivors on a life raft: Bimbo, Koko and Betty Boop. Good news/bad news: they’re rescued by a pirate ship……
Boop-Oop-A-Doop Producer 1932-01-16 In the circus, Betty Boop is the lion tamer, sings title tune on the high wire, and fights off the lecherous ringmaster….
Just a Gigolo Producer 1932-09-08 Irene Bordoni sings the title song in French and English with a Bouncing Ball. Cartoon sequences: Betty Boop as a cabaret emcee and cigarette girl; a …
Gulliver’s Travels Producer 1939-11-10 Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth …
Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp Producer 1939-04-07 Olive Oyl’s screenplay for an Aladdin movie comes to life and Popeye battles for control of a genie in this, the last of the three Popeye color films….
The Betty Boop Limited Producer 1932-07-01 On a special train, Betty’s show troupe rehearses: Betty sings, Bimbo juggles, and Koko does a soft-shoe. The train itself also does tricks….
Ko-Ko’s Haunted House Producer 1928-04-28 A friend of KoKo’s animator draws a haunted house, and KoKo and his dog Fitz go inside. There, they encounter frightening hallways where every door le…
Minding the Baby Producer 1931-09-26 Bimbo’s minding his baby brother, but neighbor Betty Boop (with dog’s ears) wants him to come over and play….
The Herring Murder Case Producer 1931-06-26 The Herring is murdered, and detective Bimbo is trying to find his killer….
Ko-Ko’s Hypnotism Producer 1929-07-13 A live-action amateur hypnotist mesmerizes Ko-Ko the clown and Fitz the dog; but a witch teaches them how to take their revenge……
Ko-Ko’s Harem Scarem Producer 1929-06-14 Ko-Ko and Fitz emerge from an inkwell into the sultan’s harem….
Ko-Ko’s Conquest Producer 1929-05-31 Ko-Ko the Clown thinks being a hero is easy, but his animator tries to prove him otherwise…
Christmas Comes But Once a Year Producer 1936-12-04 At an orphanage, the children are sad because they received defective toys as gifts. Professor Grampy sees the children while passing by in his sled a…
Betty Boop’s Crazy Inventions Producer 1933-01-27 In a circus tent, Betty, Bimbo and Koko demonstrate some gadgets reminiscent of TV ads; an animated sewing machine gets out of hand….
Ha! Ha! Ha! Producer 1934-03-02 After drawing Betty Boop, Max Fleischer (live-action) leaves the studio; Betty and Koko try amateur dentistry, releasing enough laughing gas to convul…
Seasin’s Greetinks! Producer 1933-12-17 Popeye skates over to Olive’s house to give her a Christmas present: ice skates of her own. While he’s teaching her, Bluto skates up and gets fresh; o…
Wild Elephinks Producer 1933-12-29 Popeye and Olive, adrift on a raft, land on what apparently is Africa, and are immediately battling elephants and gorillas (also a moose!). Popeye eve…
The Cobweb Hotel Producer 1936-05-15 A spider runs a hotel for flies where he keeps his guests captive. A pair of fly newlyweds arrive and check in. Fortunately, the husband is “flyweight…
Sing, Sisters, Sing! Producer 1933-06-30 Strange goings-on in a department store, which is having a fire sale while it’s on fire. Mice run a movie projector. In a live-action sequence, the si…
Vim, Vigor and Vitaliky Producer 1936-01-03 Popeye is running a women’s gymnasium next door to Bluto’s cabaret. Seeing Popeye’s greater success with women, Bluto dresses in drag and challenges P…
I-Ski Love-Ski You-Ski Producer 1936-04-03 Popeye takes Olive mountain climbing. Bluto sets various traps for them along the way, which Popeye manages to overcome. They get to the top, and Blut…
I Wanna Be a Life Guard Producer 1936-06-26 Popeye applies for a lifeguard job when he sees Olive in the pool, but Bluto also wants the job (and Olive). The manager, Wimpy, asks them to demonstr…
Let’s Get Movin’ Producer 1936-07-24 Olive is moving out of her apartment; she’s hired Bluto to move her, but Popeye comes over to visit and won’t be shown up – at least, not after he’s h…
Never Kick a Woman Producer 1936-08-28 Popeye teaches Olive the art of self-defense, which comes in handy when a woman boxer flirts with him….
Betty Boop’s Little Pal Producer 1934-09-21 Pudgy the Pup makes a mess of Betty Boop’s picnic, is sent home, and runs afoul of the dog catcher….
Little Swee’pea Producer 1936-09-25 Popeye takes Swee’pea to the zoo and spends most of his time rescuing the tot from the various animals….
Hold the Wire Producer 1936-10-23 Popeye is wooing Olive on the phone when Bluto comes over. He overhears, taps into the line, and impersonates Popeye. They proceed to have a high-wire…
I Heard Producer 1933-09-01 The miners at Never Mine go to Betty Boop’s Tavern (a jazz-jumpin’ place) for lunch. Back in the mine, Bimbo delves into weird realms….
I’m in the Army Now Producer 1936-12-25 Olive tells Popeye and Bluto that she loves a man in a uniform, so they try to sign up at the recruiting station – that can only take one of them….
Hold It! Producer 1938-04-28 When the lights of the city go dim, all of the kitties are let outdoors to prowl. Holding a meeting, they come up with a plan to rid themselves of a n…
Betty Boop’s Ker-Choo Producer 1933-01-06 Betty, Koko, and Bimbo drive at the auto races; Betty has a cold, and her sneezes help her win….
Organ Grinder’s Swing Producer 1937-02-19 Popeye and Olive are grooving to the sounds of Wimpy the organ grinder, but their neighbor Bluto wants him to move on. Popeye and Bluto settle their d…
Kitty from Kansas City Producer 1931-11-01 Sun bonneted Betty Boop takes a train to “Rudy Valley” where she gains weight and Rudy Vallee performs the title song with Bouncing Ball….
Please Go ‘Way and Let Me Sleep Producer 1931-01-10 Fleischer Studios giving “Please Go ‘Way and Let Me Sleep” the ‘Screen Song’ bouncing ball treatment….
Bunny Mooning Producer 1937-02-12 Jack and Jill Rabbit get hitched in this classic Fleischer Studios cartoon (made a year before Bugs Bunny hit the scene)….
Big Chief Ugh-Amugh-Ugh Producer 1938-04-25 Big Chief Ugh-Amugh-Ugh is looking for a squaw. Meanwhile, Popeye and Olive are wrestling with their recalcitrant mule and Olive accidentally lands in…
The House Builder-Upper Producer 1938-03-18 When Olive Oyl’s house burns down, firefighters Popeye and Wimpy decide to build a new house – with disastrous results….
Fowl Play Producer 1937-12-17 Popeye gives Olive a parrot that he’s trained. Bluto sets the bird free and then tries to kill it….
Let’s Celebrake Producer 1938-01-21 Popeye and Bluto pick up Olive to celebrate New Year’s Eve with them. Popeye brings along her granny out of sympathy….
Learn Polikeness Producer 1938-02-18 Olive takes Popeye to Professor Bluteau to learn some manners….
I Yam Love Sick Producer 1938-05-29 Olive is reading a romance novel and munching on a gift box of candy from Bluto when Popeye drops by. She’s too absorbed to notice him, so he feigns i…
Plumbing Is a ‘Pipe’ Producer 1938-06-17 Olive has a small leak in a pipe; she makes the mistake of calling Wimpy to fix it, and the even bigger mistake of asking Popeye to help her do someth…
Hello How Am I Producer 1939-07-14 Olive invites Popeye over for a hamburger dinner. His roommate Wimpy hears this and disguises himself as Popeye. Wimpy fast-talks himself into the din…
It’s the Natural Thing to Do Producer 1939-07-30 Popeye’s fan club sends a telegram asking them to tone down the violence and act civilized. So everyone dresses up and acts formal – for a while, at l…
‘Morning, Judge Producer 1926-09-01 After Uplift Society-champion Crabbine Hicks has the musical revue shut down, her son Buster hides the out-of-work chorus girls in their home, while C…
Never Sock a Baby Producer 1939-11-03 Popeye spanks Swee’pea and sends him to bed without supper. He wrestles with his conscience over this, while Swee’pea packs a bundle and runs away fro…
Shakespearian Spinach Producer 1940-01-19 Popeye has replaced Bluto in the Spinach Theatre’s production of Romeo and Juliet (Olive, of course), much to Bluto’s surprise and dismay. Bluto does …
Females Is Fickle Producer 1940-03-08 Olive brings her new goldfish onto Popeye’s ship, but the fish jumps out of its bowl and into the sea. Olive convinces Popeye to go after it, but the …
Stealin Ain’t Honest Producer 1940-03-22 Olive has a secret treasure map, but while she’s showing it to Popeye, Bluto photographs it and gets there first….
Onion Pacific Producer 1940-05-24 The race is on for the state railroad franchise. It’s the Sudden Pacific (Bluto) against the Onion Pacific (Popeye). Oh, and there’s also a kiss from …
Doing Impossikible Stunts Producer 1940-08-02 Mystery Pictures is looking for a stunt man. Swee’pea tags along with Popeye, but he sends the tot home. Popeye shows clips of his stunts to the direc…
Wimmin Hadn’t Oughta Drive Producer 1940-08-16 Popeye has a new car; Olive wants a driving lesson. Things don’t go well….
Popeye Meets William Tell Producer 1940-09-19 William Tell shoots an arrow, barely missing Popeye, then tells Popeye that he has just lost his son in an unfortunate arrow incident. Tell then defie…
My Pop, My Pop Producer 1940-10-18 Popeye’s 99-year-old father won’t admit he’s too old to help Popeye build a ship. Popeye tells him to build one side while he builds the other; Pappy’…
Problem Pappy Producer 1941-01-10 Popeye’s Pappy takes a flagpole sitting job atop a tall building without telling Popeye. Popeye goes to rescue him, but he doesn’t want to go until an…
Dancing on the Moon Producer 1935-07-12 Honeymooning couples of various animal species take a rocket ship excursion to the moon. Spectacular lunar scenery….
Quiet! Pleeze Producer 1941-02-07 Poopdeck Pappy has a hangover. He asks Popeye to help him by keeping the noise down. Among the disturbances he deals with: a crying baby across the wa…
The Dance Contest Producer 1934-11-23 Popeye and Olive visit a dance hall, where a contest is in progress….
Olive’s $weep$take Ticket Producer 1941-03-07 Olive gets a phone call that she has won first prize in a sweepstakes, but she can’t find her ticket. She finds it, only to have it blow out the windo…
Popeye Meets Rip Van Winkle Producer 1941-05-09 Rip Van Winkle is being thrown out for nonpayment of rent (for twenty years). Popeye happens by and carts the sleeper home, but soon discovers that Ri…
Olive’s Boithday Presink Producer 1941-06-13 Popeye wants to get Olive a fur coat, but after a run-in with dishonest furrier Geezil decides the best way is to go hunting for a bear himself….
Pest Pilot Producer 1941-08-08 Popeye runs a small airport, and Pappy wants to be a pilot….
I’ll Never Crow Again Producer 1941-09-19 Olive’s garden is being raided by some very persistent crows; she calls Popeye for help, and it takes him the rest of the cartoon to hit on the soluti…
Swing You Sinners! Producer 1930-09-23 Bimbo is seen late at night trying to steal a chicken. He runs away from a policeman and enters a haunted cemetery. Various ghosts and monsters harass…
The Mighty Navy Producer 1941-11-14 Newly inducted into the U.S. Navy, Popeye is on a training ship, but his seat-of-the-pants ways don’t fit in with modern equipment….
Nix on Hypnotricks Producer 1941-12-19 The villain: Professor I. Stare, hypnotist, frustrated by not having anyone to practice on. He cold-calls Olive at random while Popeye is pitching woo…
Kickin’ the Conga Round Producer 1942-01-17 Shore leave in South America; Bluto muscles in on Popeye’s girl, Olivia Oyla. Popeye muscles him out, but when they get to the conga club, he doesn’t …
Blunder Below Producer 1942-02-13 Popeye’s on a battleship, on which he’s banished to the boiler room. A Japanese sub comes along. Can Popeye save his ship from the enemy?…
Inklings, Issue Unknown Producer 1927-01-01 Series of animated vignettes linked by a disembodied hand which appears to be drawing the illustrations….
The Hyp-Nut-Tist Producer 1935-04-25 Popeye takes Olive to a stage show of a hypnotist (Bluto), who also levitates objects. While he’s doing this, Popeye makes him lose his concentration,…
Axe Me Another Producer 1934-08-29 Pierre Bluto, running a logging camp, has thrown Olive into the river because he didn’t like her spinach. Popeye rescues her and proceeds to beat Blut…
Baby Wants a Bottleship Producer 1942-07-03 Olive is going shopping and drops Swee’pea off for Popeye to watch. Popeye carves a sailboat for him, but the tyke spots Popeye’s battleship, and the …
Olive Oyl and Water Don’t Mix Producer 1942-05-08 Popeye and Bluto agree that women are too much trouble, so they agree to swear off them, which lasts about five seconds, until Olive comes on board sh…
Koko in Toyland Producer 1925-01-20 In this Christmas season release, Max assembles a toy train track while Ko-Ko the Clown visits a cartoon toyland, playing cops and robbers and rescuin…
Many Tanks Producer 1942-05-15 Bluto’s in the Army; he tries to sneak off base, but can’t. Popeye passes by, Bluto invites him in, then swaps uniforms. Popeye ends up in a tank dril…
Dizzy Divers Producer 1935-07-25 Popeye and Bluto are deep sea divers. Popeye has a treasure map; for some reason he cuts Bluto in on the deal, but of course, Bluto’s idea of 50-50 is…
Choose Your ‘Weppins’ Producer 1935-05-30 Policeman Wimpy loses his handcuffed prisoner when he’s distracted by a hamburger shop. The escapee drops into the weapon-filled pawn shop Popeye and …
Pleased to Meet Cha! Producer 1935-03-21 The boys arrive at Olive’s house at the same time, but at different doors. They both come in, and whenever Olive isn’t looking, they start fighting. S…
Be Kind to ‘Aminals’ Producer 1935-02-21 Popeye and Olive can’t ignore it when produce vendor Bluto comes by with his terribly overloaded cart, whipping his horse and denying it water. They i…
Beware of Barnacle Bill Producer 1935-01-24 To the classic tune of “Barnacle Bill the Sailor”, Olive explains that she can’t marry Popeye because she’s in love with Barnacle Bill (an unusually l…
We Aim to Please Producer 1934-12-27 Popeye and Olive open a diner, singing the title song. Alas, their first two customers are Wimpy (who actually gets them to fall for the “gladly pay y…
A Dream Walking Producer 1934-09-27 Popeye and Bluto each wants to save Olive as she sleepwalks onto a construction site. But most of their efforts go into preventing each other from bei…
Shiver Me Timbers! Producer 1934-07-26 Popeye, Olive, and Wimpy stumble across a ghost ship. They climb aboard, and it proceeds to scare them in various ways….
Bimbo’s Express Producer 1931-08-21 Betty Boop (with dog’s ears) is moving; Bimbo comes with his moving van and is smitten with her. Songs: “Moving Day,” “Hello Beautiful.”…
Strong to the Finich Producer 1934-06-28 Olive runs some kind of boarding school. She serves her charges a huge bowl of spinach, but they are less than enthusiastic about it. Popeye comes by …
Shoein’ Hosses Producer 1934-06-01 Wimpy is such a terrible helper that blacksmith Olive fires him. Both Popeye and Bluto see the help wanted sign; they compete for the position. Of cou…
The Man on the Flying Trapeze Producer 1934-03-15 Popeye comes to ask Olive out, but finds she’s gone off with the title character. Popeye goes to the circus (ringmaster Wimpy) looking for her, to fin…
Let’s You and Him Fight Producer 1934-02-15 Bluto is the boxing champ, Popeye his challenger, Wimpy the timekeeper. Popeye is pounded mercilessly until Olive comes by with a can of spinach….
You Gotta Be a Football Hero Producer 1935-08-29 Popeye and Olive are attending a football game; Bluto’s team takes the field, and Olive is swept off her feet, becoming a cheerleader for him. Popeye …
King of the Mardi Gras Producer 1935-09-26 A Mardi Gras celebration, looking pretty much like any carnival. Bluto is a strongman, claiming to be King of the Mardi Gras, and drawing a large crow…
The Spinach Overture Producer 1935-12-07 Popeye’s ensemble is rehearsing the opening of the Poet and Peasant Overture (with interpolations of the Popeye theme and “I’ve Been Working on the Ra…
Bridge Ahoy! Producer 1936-05-01 Popeye and Olive are taking a ferry run by Bluto. When they find out the fare, they decide, with Wimpy, to build a bridge. Bluto does what he can to s…
What — No Spinach? Producer 1936-05-07 Wimpy is working for Bluto in his diner and trying to filch all the food he can eat. Popeye comes in and orders roast duck, but Wimpy grabs the drumst…
The Spinach Roadster Producer 1936-11-26 Popeye drives up to take Olive for a ride, but Bluto in his much fancier car does what he can to spoil their jaunt….
The Paneless Window Washer Producer 1937-01-22 Bluto dirties all of an office building’s windows himself, to drum up business for his window cleaning service. When he gets to Olive’s stenographer o…
Hospitaliky Producer 1937-04-15 To get at nurse Olive, Popeye and Bluto fake various illnesses. Olive sees through this and tells them they need to be either very sick or hurt real b…
The Twisker Pitcher Producer 1937-05-20 Baseball: Bluto’s Bears vs. Popeye’s Pirates, and both Bluto and Popeye have girlfriends cheering them on….
Morning, Noon and Night Club Producer 1937-06-17 ‘Popito’ and ‘Olivita’ are a dance team, performing at Wimpy’s Cafe. Bluto is jealous, and heckles and otherwise disrupts the act….
Lost and Foundry Producer 1937-07-15 Popeye is working in the Useless Manufacturing Company on his lunch break when Olive stops by and Swee’Pea crawls into the factory. He narrowly misses…
I Never Changes My Altitude Producer 1937-08-19 Popeye is sitting outside Olive’s lunchroom at the airport, distraught. She’s closed the business to fly away with an aviator (Bluto, of course). But …
I Likes Babies and Infinks Producer 1937-09-17 Swee’pea is crying, so Olive calls on Popeye (and Bluto overhears) to cheer him up. The boys compete by doing various silly antics, to no avail. After…
The Football Toucher Downer Producer 1937-10-14 Swee-Pea is reluctant to eat his spinach, so Popeye tells him about the football game when he was young (against Bluto, with Olive cheering and Wimpy …
Somewhere in Dreamland Producer 1936-01-17 A poor boy and girl in rags gather wood in the snow. They pass by a tailor, a butcher and a baker, all of whom pity the children. Later, they arrive h…
A Little Soap and Water Producer 1935-06-21 Betty Boop tries to give Pudgy the Pup a bath, with slapstick results….
Popeye’s Premiere Producer 1949-03-22 Popeye and Olive are at the premiere of Popeye’s new movie. He gets a little too wrapped up in the movie, interacting with it at various points, and e…
Grampy’s Indoor Outing Producer 1936-10-16 Betty Boop and Little Jimmy are prevented by a thunderstorm from going to the carnival. Inventive Grampy devises a substitute….
Making Friends Producer 1936-12-18 Pudgy the pup takes Betty Boop’s advice (‘Go Out and Make Friends With the World’) to heart and befriends various wild animals….
Red Hot Mamma Producer 1934-02-02 Betty Boop, sleepless on a freezing night, builds a nice hot fire which proves too much of a good thing; in a dream she visits Hell, sings “Hell’s Bel…
Betty in Blunderland Producer 1934-04-06 Betty falls asleep doing a jigsaw puzzle and finds herself through the looking glass into a modern, urban wonderland. The shrinking potion comes from …
Baby Be Good Producer 1935-01-18 Betty Boop tells naughty Little Jimmy a corrective fairy tale….
Pedagogical Institution (College to You) Producer 1940-09-13 A comic look at prehistoric life….
The Ugly Dino Producer 1940-06-14 A mother dinosaur hatches three little cuties, but the fourth is “ugly.” He gets an inferiority complex because his brothers won’t play with him, and …
Sneak, Snoop and Snitch Producer 1940-10-24 Spies Sneak, Snoop and Snitch try to sneak up on the king while he is sleeping in order to steal some riches….
Zero the Hound Producer 1941-04-14 A cartoon in the Animated Antics series from the Fleischer Studios about Zero the Hound….
Koko Packs ‘Em Producer 1925-10-17 Max is moving out of his studio, so Ko-Ko the Inkwell Clown packs up everything in sight (even using a super-charged vacuum cleaner that sucks up the …
The Hot Air Salesman Producer 1937-03-12 A door to door salesman visits Betty Boop’s home with a long line of useless household gadgets….
Little Nobody Producer 1936-01-27 Pudgy the pup meets the female pup next door, whose snobbish owner calls him a “little nobody”. A pep talk from Betty Boop turns Pudgy into a hero….
A Language All My Own Producer 1935-07-19 Betty Boop takes her stage act on the road, and plays in Japan to great acclaim….
Judge for a Day Producer 1935-09-20 Betty Boop, annoyed by ‘public pests’ like backslappers, gum parkers, and mud splashers, imagines what she’d do to them if she were a judge….
We Did It Producer 1936-04-24 While Betty Boop is away, the kittens get into mischief. Will Pudgy the pup take the blame as usual?…
The Boxing Kangaroo Producer 1920-02-02 The Inkwell Clown battles a boxing kangaroo….
The Reunion Producer 1922-10-27 Max helps the Inkwell Clown prepare for a family reunion….
Vacation Producer 1924-07-23 Ko-Ko the Inkwell Clown spends a vacation at a rubbery amusement park….
Come Take a Trip in My Airship Producer 1924-03-09 Ko-Ko Song Car-Tunes, Song Car-Tunes, or (some sources erroneously say) Sound Car-Tunes, is a series of short three-minute animated films produced by …
It’s the Cats Producer 1926-06-01 Neighborhood cats come to the tiny Ko-Ko Theatre to watch Ko-Ko and Fitz stage a variety of entertaining acts, from acrobatics to high-diving to statu…
Cartoon Factory Producer 1924-02-21 Koko the Clown discovers a machine that can make cartoons. Note that there’s a re-released version of this short from the 1930s with added music and v…
Ain’t She Sweet Producer 1933-02-02 19th century song pluggers in vaudeville theaters and in the streets invited audiences to join in the chorus; this tradition of participation appeared…
Play Safe Producer 1936-10-15 A young boy obsessed with trains sneaks out to play with the real trains that run just a few feet from the fence around his house. When he falls off o…
The Einstein Theory of Relativity Producer 1923-02-08 “The Einstein Theory of Relativity” is the short version (587 m) of the lost American long version (1219 m) of Hanns Walter Kornblum’s original German…
The Fresh Vegetable Mystery Producer 1939-09-29 Crime strikes the vegetable world when Mrs. Mama Carrot awakens and finds her children have been carrot-napped. She summons the Irish-Potato Police an…
Sweet Adeline Producer 1926-05-01 Follow the bouncing ball sing-along…
Koko in Egg-Cited Producer 1926-12-01 An Out of the Inkwell cartoon produced by Max Fleischer….
Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy Producer 1941-04-10 A toyshop owner tells a little girl the story behind the two dolls she’s fallen in love with….
Invisible Ink Producer 1921-12-03 Koko The Clown continually interrupts an animator, who turns his attention to trapping the clown….
KoKo’s Earth Control Producer 1928-03-31 Ko-Ko the Clown and his dog Fitz walk into a building where levers that control various aspects of the Earth are located. After Fitz presses a particu…
Koko Chops Suey Producer 1927-10-29 Ko-Ko wants to learn how chop suey is made, and Ko-Ko and Fitz have their fun with a caricatured Chinese character….
Inklings, Issue ?? Producer 1925-01-01 A British reissue of a Fleischer Inklings short with sound narration….
Way Back When a Triangle Had Its Points Producer 1940-01-26 A Stone Age Cartoon…
The Automobile Ride Producer 1921-06-20 Max draws Koko on the drawing board. He then receives a call and leaves. Koko leaves after but not before taking some money from Max’s wallet that he …
The Hypnotist Producer 1922-12-09 Koko fights with his shadow while under hypnosis….
The Challenge Producer 1922-08-29 The Clown (yet to be named KoKo) provokes Max, suggesting that he would win handily in a fight if they were the same size. Max obliges, drawing a cart…
The Show Producer 1922-09-21 The Inkwell Clown and his three partners rehearse their parts in a show while en route to the theatre in Max’s car….
The Contest Producer 1923-12-01 The Clown (yet to be named KoKo) holds a contest, offering 100 dollars to whomever can ride “Dynamite” the trick mule for five minutes. Once the c…
Masquerade Producer 1924-02-01 When Max dons a clown costume for a masquerade party, Ko-Ko takes to taunting him. Intending to get back at Ko-Ko, Max jumps into his own drawing—a …
All’s Fair at the Fair Producer 1938-08-26 A couple goes to the World’s Fair….
The Runaway Producer 1924-06-25 The Inkwell Clown runs away from Max and winds up falling through a crack in the floorboards and into a fiery Hell….
League of Nations Producer 1924-10-15 KoKo assembles fellow clowns from around the globe to defend earth from a martian attack….
Sparring Partner Producer 1924-10-24 KoKo accidentally spills ink on Max’s letter. An irritated Max draws him an oversized sparring partner. Remarkably, KoKo somehow manages to win, and…
Ko-Ko Makes ‘Em Laugh Producer 1927-02-10 Ko-Ko and Fitz try to make a humorless Indian laugh….
The Jeep Producer 1938-07-15 Popeye brings his magical dog, The Jeep, over to see Olive and Swee’pea, just as the tyke has escaped from his crib. The Jeep leads Popeye on a merry …
I’m Afraid to Come Home in the Dark Producer 1930-01-29 A humanized dog comes from a bar and fights with his shadow in the dark just before a bouncing ball comes on and the singer warbles “I’m Afraid to Com…
Poopdeck Pappy Producer 1940-11-15 Popeye’s elderly father, Pappy, wants to go out at night. Popeye wants him to sleep….
Koko the Hot Shot Producer 1925-01-01 Max creates a penny arcade with a shooting gallery, much to the detriment of Ko-Ko and Fitz the Dog….
Ko-Ko on the Run Producer 1925-09-15 Ko-Ko competes against a rival clown in a race….
Wotta Nitemare Producer 1939-05-19 Popeye is having a dream. In it, Bluto interupts his and Olive’s flirtations with one another and keeps having the upper hand….

Writing

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
A Ride for Cinderella Writer 1937-01-23 Cinderella must arrive home in her new coach by midnight, or else she will lose her coach, her new dress, and the prince….
The Circus Writer 1920-05-06 One of the “Out of the Inkwell” series of silent short films featuring a combination of live action and hand-drawn animation….
The Clown’s Pup Writer 1919-08-30 Max Fleischer draws a clown, who comes alive on the page. The clown doesn’t like the way he is drawn and demonstrates his own artistic abilities….
Now You’re Talking Scenario Writer 1927-04-28 Bell Telephone instructional film shows how – and how not – to treat your upright desk telephone set. Don’t wiggle the hook excessively, don’t tangle …
The Boxing Kangaroo Writer 1920-02-02 The Inkwell Clown battles a boxing kangaroo….
The Reunion Writer 1922-10-27 Max helps the Inkwell Clown prepare for a family reunion….
Perpetual Motion Writer 1920-10-02 Part of Max Fleischer’s “Out of the Inkwell” series….

Other Info

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
The Clown’s Pup Animation 1919-08-30 Max Fleischer draws a clown, who comes alive on the page. The clown doesn’t like the way he is drawn and demonstrates his own artistic abilities….
Johnny Legend Presents: The Complete Weird Cartoons Animation 2004-01-20 This collection of vintage cartoons is not only a loopy primer on animation history; it is also an offbeat reflection of western “civilization” in the…
The Einstein Theory of Relativity Animation 1923-02-08 “The Einstein Theory of Relativity” is the short version (587 m) of the lost American long version (1219 m) of Hanns Walter Kornblum’s original German…
Invisible Ink Animation 1921-12-03 Koko The Clown continually interrupts an animator, who turns his attention to trapping the clown….

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