Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies filmography (miscellaneous)

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Miscellaneous films featuring animation from Leon Schlesinger studio[edit]

Title Year Notes
Haunted Gold December 17, 1932 Western starring John Wayne, animated bat in the titles at the beginning. The opening animated sequence is included on Looney Tunes Golden Collection, vol. 6 as a special feature.
When's Your Birthday? February 19, 1937 RKO Pictures, live-action feature film, with animation sequences produced by Leon Schlesinger studio, directed by Bob Clampett.[1]
The Big Broadcast of 1938 February 11, 1938 Paramount Pictures film, with animation sequences produced by Leon Schlesinger studio.[1]
Love Thy Neighbor December 17, 1940 Paramount Pictures film, with animation titles sequences produced by Leon Schlesinger studio.[1]
The Lady Eve February 25, 1941 Paramount Pictures film, with animation titles sequences produced by Leon Schlesinger studio.[1]
Hi Diddle Diddle August 2, 1943 United Artists film, with animation sequences produced by Leon Schlesinger studio.[1]

Miscellaneous shorts[edit]

Following is list of various shorts that generally don't fit elsewere as they don't feature any characters from Looney Tunes.

Spooney Melodies[edit]

Title Director Release date DVD & Blu-ray availability Notes
Cryin' for the Carolines Unknown December 1930 LTGC Volume 1, Disc 3 (part of ToonHeads: The Lost Cartoons)
LTGC Volume 6, Disc 3
A live basic animation 5 minute short featuring Milton Charles, "The Singing Organist." The only known surviving short in the "Spooney Melodies" series.
Just a Gigolo June 6, 1931 N/A Lost films.
Say a Little Prayer for Me July 1931
When your Lover has gone September 1931
For You December 1931

Buster Bear theatrical shorts[edit]

Title Director Release date DVD & Blu-ray availability Notes
The Life and Adventures of Buster Bear Unknown 1930 Only exist as silent print
Part of Vitaphone Varieties
Buster Bear in the Spring Carnival Unknown January 1931 Part of Vitaphone Varieties

Commericals[edit]

Title Director Characters Release date DVD & Blu-ray availability Notes
Graduation Day In Bugland Unknown Unknown February 18, 1931 N/A Lost commercial cartoon produced for Listerine.
Neath The Bababa Tree June 1, 1931 Animated By Dr. Seuss. Produced in New York but distributed by Warner Bros. Thought to be lost.
Put On The Spout

Other theatrical shorts[edit]

Title Director Release date DVD & Blu-ray availability Notes
Orange Blossoms for Violet Chuck Jones and Friz Freleng. May 24, 1952 LTGC Volume 2, Disc 4, LTPC Volume 1, Disc 3 (special feature) Live-action film featuring footage animals.
Philbert: Three's a Crowd Richard Donner (live action)
Friz Freleng (animation)
April 1, 1963 LTGC Volume 3, Disc 4 Unsold TV pilot, screened in theaters.
The Door[2] Ken Mundie June 1, 1968 LTPC Volume 1, Disc 3 (special feature) Produced by "Campbell-Silver-Cosby Corporation," a studio co-owned by Bill Cosby, who was then a popular recording artist with Warner Bros. Records. Cosby and Mundie would later team up to create Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.

Government films[edit]

One Shots[edit]

Title Director Characters Release date DVD & Blu-ray availability Notes Video if in the public domain
Point Rationing of Foods Chuck Jones Unknown February 25, 1943 LTGC Volume 3, Disc 3, LTPC Volume 1, Disc 3 (special feature) Documentary with limited animation
Produced for Office of War Information of Bureau of Motion Pictures
Dive Bombing Crashes 1945 N/A Only entry in the Flight Safety training film series produced by Warner Bros, all other films were produced by UPA
Produced for United States Navy.
So Much for So Little Chuck Jones January 1, 1949 LTGC Volume 2, Disc 4, Academy Awards Animation Collection: 15 Winners, Academy Awards Animation Collection, Disc 1, LTPC Volume 1, Disc 3 (special feature) Theatrically screened
Produced for Federal Security Agency Public Health Service
90 Day Wondering Ralph Phillips (as adult) December 1956 LTGC Volume 4, Disc 3, LTPC Volume 1, Disc 3 (special feature) Produced for United States Army.
Drafty, Isn't It? 1957

Private Snafu series[edit]

Note: All shorts in the main Private SNAFU series were created for the U.S. War Department and were created by Warner Bros., and written by Dr. Seuss. Cartoons unless otherwise noted. The films, being produced for the U.S. government, are in the public domain. Private Snafu was also featured in Few Quick Facts series but none of these shorts were produced by Warner Bros or Harman-Ising thus they are not included here.

Title Director Release date Note DVD & Blu-ray availability Video
Coming!! Snafu Chuck Jones June 28, 1943 Pilot for Private Snafu LTGC Volume 5, Disc 3
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Gripes Friz Freleng July 5, 1943 LTGC Volume 5, Disc 3
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Spies Chuck Jones August 9, 1943 Was seen (with parts cut for content) on the Cartoon Network special ToonHeads: The Lost Cartoons. LTGC Volume 3, Disc 4;
Private Snafu Golden Classics
The Goldbrick Frank Tashlin September 13, 1943 LTGC Volume 4, Disc 2
Private Snafu Golden Classics
The Infantry Blues Chuck Jones September 20, 1943 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Fighting Tools Bob Clampett October 18, 1943 Cameo of Daffy Duck as Father Duck.
A briefly seen newspaper sub-headline reads "Adolph Hitler Commits Suicide"; this would not actually happen for another 18 months.
The Home Front Frank Tashlin November 15, 1943 LTGC Volume 4, Disc 2
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Rumors Friz Freleng December 13, 1943 LTGC Volume 3, Disc 4
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Booby Traps Bob Clampett January 10, 1944 First appearance of the 'Endearing Young Charms' musical bomb gag, which would be reused in two Bugs Bunny shorts, and two Wile E.Coyote/Road Runner shorts Private Snafu Golden Classics
Snafuperman Friz Freleng March 6, 1944 LTGC Volume 3, Disc 4
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Private Snafu vs. Malaria Mike Chuck Jones March 27, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classic
A Lecture on Camouflage Chuck Jones April 24, 1944
Gas Chuck Jones May 29, 1944 Bugs Bunny makes a cameo appearance, having been pulled from Snafu's gas mask bag.
Going Home Chuck Jones Unreleased,
(Planned for 1944)
The often-quoted "Coming Home" is a non-existent title. It refers to "Going Home" - "Coming Home" was a result of an old typo.[3] Snafu-Going Home.gif
The Chow Hound Frank Tashlin June 19, 1944
Censored Frank Tashlin July 17, 1944 LTGC Volume 4, Disc 2
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Outpost Chuck Jones August 1, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Pay Day Friz Freleng September 25, 1944
Target: Snafu Friz Freleng October 23, 1944
Three Brothers Friz Freleng December 4, 1944 Bugs Bunny makes a cameo appearance in the scene where Fubar tries to escape from the dogs.
In the Aleutians – Isles of Enchantment Chuck Jones February 12, 1945
It's Murder She Says Chuck Jones February 26, 1945
Hot Spot Friz Freleng July 2, 1945
No Buddy Atoll Chuck Jones October 8, 1945
Operation Snafu Friz Freleng December 22, 1945
Secrets of the Caribbean Chuck Jones Unreleased
(planned for 1945)
Master given to the Army[3]
Lost cartoon
Private Snafu Presents Seaman Tarfu in the Navy George Gordon 1946 Only Private Snafu entry not produced by Warner Bros; Produced by Harman and Ising. Private Snafu Golden Classics
A Hitch in Time Chuck Jones January 1, 1955 Produced in color; uses redesigned and renamed Snafu as "John McRogers" and Technical Fairy First Class as "Grogan, Technical Gremlin First Class" Miscellaneous shorts LTPC Volume 1, Disc 3 (special feature)

Mr. Hook series[edit]

Not listed below is Take Heed Mr. Tojo, released in December 1944. It was the first cartoon in the Hook series, but was produced at the Walter Lantz studio.

Title Director Characters Release date DVD & Blu-ray availability Notes
The Good Egg Chuck Jones Mr. Hook November 15, 1945 Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 5 Made for the U.S. Navy in 1945. In the public domain and available at no charge on YouTube and the Internet Archive.
The Return of Mr. Hook Robert McKimson
Tokyo Woes Robert Clampett


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