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NEW for 2009!
Farmer Alfalfa Vol. 7
Aesop's Fables Vol. 2
Alice Comedies Vol. 4
Flamingo Cartoons Vol. 1 and 2
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DVDs are $20 each and available in DVD-R format. They include cases with color inserts containing program list. No DVD labels.
OR
Trade your 16mm prints and old U.S. Coins for DVDs! 
Contact me at cartoonsonfilm(at)gmail.com 
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PURCHASE WHOLE DVD COLLECTION (47 DVDS) 
FOR $750.00...A $190.00 SAVINGS!
SHIPPING ON COMPLETE SET (USA) $30.00 INT'L EXTRA

 
DISNEY
TS01: Disney's Laugh-O-Grams
         Walt Disney's Pioneering Series from 1922-1923
    Includes:
    1. Newman's Laugh-o-Gram
    2. Four Musicians of Bremen
    3. Cinderella
    4. Little Red Riding Hood
    5. Puss In Boots
    6. Bonus: Clara Cleans Her Teeth!
 
TS02: Disney's Alice Comedies (Volume 1)
          Rare cartoons from 1923-1924
    Includes:
    1. Alice's Wonderland (Pilot from 1923)
    2. Alice's Day at Sea
    3. Alice's Spooky Adventure
    4. Alice's Wild West Show
    5. Alice's Fishy Story
    6. Alice and the Dog Catcher
    7. Alice the Peacemaker
    8. Alice Gets in Dutch
    9. Alice the Piper
  10. Alice and The Three Bears (no main title)
 
TS07: Disney's Alice Comedies (Volume 2)
         More classic Alice Comedies from 1924-1925
    Includes:
    1. Alice In Africa
    2. Alice Cans the Cannibals
    3. Alice the Toreador
    4. Alice Gets Stung
    5. Alice Solves the Puzzle
    6. Alice's Egg Plant
    7. Alice Loses Out
    8. Alice Gets Stage Struck
    9. Alice Wins the Derby
  10. Alice Picks the Champ
 
TS08: Disney's Alice Comedies (Volume 3)
    Includes:
    Alice's Tin Pony
    Alice's Orphan
    Alice Rattled by Rats
    Alice's Balloon Race
    Alice's Mysterious Mystery
    Alice the Whaler
    Alice's Circus Daze
    Alice the Jail Bird
    Alice on the Farm

TS-43 Alice Comedies - More silent classics from Walt Disney.
Alice's Tin Pony (1925- rare Sound version)
Alice's Tin Pony (1925- home movie version)
Alice Chops the Suey (1925)
Alice in the Jungle (1925)
Alice in the Wooly West (1926)
Alice's Little Parade (1926)
Alice the Whaler (1927- rare sound verion)

 
TS03: Disney's Oswald the Lucky Rabbit
          Hard-To-Find classics from 1927-1928
    Includes:
    Trolley Troubles
    Oh Teacher
    Great Guns
    Mechanical Cow
    Ocean Hop
    Rival Romeos
    Bright Lights (decayed)
    Oh What a Knight
    Fox Chase
    Yanky Clipper (Lantz)
 
Complete Disney Set: $105 (Save $15)
 
PAUL TERRY
TS05: Farmer Alfalfa Volume 1
          Everyone's favorite "Farmer Gray" in silent cartoons!
    Includes:
    Two of a Trade (1922)
    Smart Salesman (1923)
    In Dutch (1925)
    Why Argue (1926)
    Windjammers (1926)
    Through Thick and Thin (1926)
    Where Friendship Ceases (1926)
    Static (1928)
    Wooden Money (1929)
    Snapping the Whip (1929)
 
TS06: Farmer Alfalfa Volume 2
    Includes:
    Wayward Pup (1917)
    Donkey Tricks (1922)
    Bad Bandit (1923) Spanish Titles
    She's In Again (1924)
    Picnic (1925)
    Over the Plate (1925)
    Watered Stock (1926)
    Small Town Sheriff (1927)
    Water Cure (1929)
    In the Bag (1929)
 
TS20: Farmer Alfalfa Volume 3
          Includes:
          Farmer Alfalfa's Revenge (1916)
          Custard Pies (1929)
          Summer Time (1929)
          Tuning In (1929)
          Barnyard Melody (1929)
          Ship Ahoy! (1930)
          Iron Man (1930)
          Noah's Outing (1932)
          Holland Days (1934)
          Why Mules Leave Home (1934)

TS-34 Farmer Alfalfa Vol. 4 Cracked Ice (1927) Hunstman (1928) Medicine Man (1927) Mouse's Bride (1928) Monkey Shines (1920s) Coast to Coast (1928) Sunday on the Farm (1928) Buck Fever (1926) TS-35 Farmer Alfalfa Vol. 5 Short Circuit (1928) Wedding Bells (1920s) Cat and the Magnet (1924) One Hard Pull (1923) On the Air (1920s) Cat's Life (1920s) Magic Boots (1920s) Chemistry Lesson (1922) TS-36 Farmer Alfalfa Vol. 6 Day at the Park (1920s) Wonders of the Deep (1920s) Closer Than a Brother (1925) Window Washers (1925) Ugly Duckling (1925) Canadian Capers (1931) Owl & Pussycat (1934) Old Dog Tray (1935, silent version)

TS-41 Farmer Alfalfa Vol. 7 
Alley Cat (1923) Farmer Al encounters the Cat KKK in his nightmares!
African Huntsman (1924)
Jealous Fisherman (1925)
Runaway Balloon (1925)
Up in the Air (1926)
Red Hot Sands (1927)
Flying Hoofs (1928)
Mechanical Cow (1937)


 

TS19: Aesop's Fables Volume 1

          Includes:

          Amateur Night on the Ark (1923)
          Wild West (1924)
          Sharpshooter (1924)
          China Doll (1926)
          Knight Out (1926)
          Sunny Italy (1926)
          Short Vacation (1927)
          Stars of the Circus (1927)

TS-42 Aesop's Fables Vol.2 .
Rooster and the Eagle (1921)
Monkey Business (1924)
Adventures of Adenoid (1925)
Hitting the Rails (1926)
Wicked City (1926)
Pirates Bold (1926)
High Seas (1927)
Lad and His Lamp (1929)

 
Complete Paul Terry Set $165 (Save $15)
 
BRAY STUDIOS
TS09: Bray Rarities
    A sampling of forgotten cartoons from the first studio to mass-produce
    animated cartoons!
    Includes:
    The Artist's Dream (1913)
    Col. Heeza Liar At The Bat (1916)
    Police Dog On the Wire (1916)
    Farmer Alfalfa's Revenge (1916)
    Turn to the Right Leg (1920) mediocre print
    Jungle Belles (1927) with Walter Lantz appearing

TS25: Bray Rarities Volume 2:
Thrilling Drill (Jerry on the Job)
Swinging His Vacation (")
Mad Locomotive (")
Without Coal (")
Dud the Circus Performer (Us Fellers)
Dud the Lion Tamer (")
Chip off the Old Block (")
Dud Leaves Home (")

TS26: Bray Rarities Volume 3:
Tail of a Kangaroo (Happy Hooligan)
Getting the Goods (Happy Hooligan, short fragment)
Turn to the Right Leg (Judge Rummy)
Fish Story (", fragment)
Joy Ride (")
His Country Cousin (")
 
TS12: Bobby Bumps
    Includes:
    Bobby Bumps On His Goatmobile (1916)
    Bobby Bumps Gets a Substitute (1916)
    Bobby Bumps Starts a Lodge (1916)
    Bobby Bumps Before And After (1918)
    Bobby Bumps Puts a Beanery On The Bum (1918)
    Bobby Bumps' Hypnotic Eye (1919)
 
TS14: Krazy Kat Volume 1
          Includes:
          Goes A-Wooing (1916)
          Bugologist (1916)
          At the Circus (1916)
          Family Affair (1920)
          Hinges on the Barroom Door (1920)
          Great Cheese Robbery (1920)

TS24: Dinky Doodle and Friends:
Red Riding Hood
House that Dinky Built
For the Love O' Pete (Pete the Pup debut)
Lunch Hound (Pete the Pup)
Jungle Belles (Pete the Pup excerpt)
The Tail of the Monkey (Unnatural History) 

Complete Bray Set $105 (Save $15)
 
MAX FLEISCHER
TS10: Out Of The Inkwell Volume 1
    Includes:
    Circus (1919)
    Perpetual Motion (1919)
    Modeling (1921)
    Bubbles (1922)
    Challenge (1922)
    Reunion (1922)
    Payday (1922)
    Puzzle (1923)
    Bedtime (1923)
    Contest (1923)
 
TS11: Out Of The Inkwell Volume 2
    Includes:
    Fortune Teller (1923)
    Shadows (1923)
    Vaudeville (1924)
    Vacation (1924)
    Cure (1924)
    Sparring Partner (1924)
    Koko in 1999 (1924)
    Cartoon Factory (1925)
    Koko In Toyland (1925)
    Storm (1925)

TS31: Out of the Inkwell Volume 3:
The Show
Pay Day
Fies
Koko's Queen
Fade Away
Koko the Kid
Koko Hops Off
Koko Makes 'Em Laugh
Koko's Courtship

TS-32: Out of the Inkwell Vol. 4 Tantalizing Fly (1919) Clown's Little Brother (1920) Ouija Board (1920) Koko Chops Suey (1927) Koko's Hot Ink (1929) Koko's Haunted House (1928) Koko's Earth Control (1927) Koko's Big Sale (1929) Koko the Kop (1927)

TS13: Koko Song Cartunes
           Sound Cartoons Made Before Disney's "Steamboat Willie"!
           Includes:
           In the Good Old Summertime (1924)
           My Old Kentucky Home (1926)
           Margie (1926)
           Tramp Tramp Tramp (1926)
           Tramp Tramp Tramp (1926-Alternate Version)
           Sweet Adeline (1926)
 
Complete Fleischer Set $85 (Save $15)

MUTT AND JEFF

TS-33 Mutt & Jeff Vol. 1
Ups and Downs (1926) Accidents Won't Happen (1926) Soda Jerks (1925) Slick Sleuths (1925, original b/w) Mixing in Mexico (1925) Playing with Fire (1925) Oceans of Trouble (1925) Lots of Water (1925) Slick Sleuths (1930 color) Home Movie Clips Reel (Special Thanks to Jerry Beck for some sources.)



TS40: Mutt & Jeff Vol. 2 (with beautiful cover art!)

Cramps (1916)
A Kick for Cinderella (1924)
Invisible Revenge (1925)
Mummy O' Mine (1926)
The Globe Trotters (1926) excerpt
Westward Whoa (1926) Original b&w footage!
Aroma of the South Seas (1926; 1931 b&w/sound)
Aroma of the South Seas (1926; 1931 color/silent)

Complete Mutt & Jeff Set: $30 (Save $10.00!)

 
FELIX THE CAT
TS15: Felix the Cat Volume 1
          Includes:      

          Feline Follies

          Felix in the Swim

          Felix in the Bone Age

          Felix Out of Luck

          Felix Finds Out

          Pedigreedy

          One Good Turn

          April Maze

          Tee Time

 

TS16: Felix the Cat Volume 2

          Includes:

          Felix Strikes it Rich

          Felix Turns the Tide

          Felix Hyps the Hippo

          Felix Goes West

          Felix Gets the Can

          Felix in Eats Are West

          Astronomeows

          Woos Whoopee

          Sculls and Skulls

 

TS17: Felix the Cat Volume 3

          Includes:      

          Felix Tries for Treasure

          Felix in Hollywood

          Felix Doubles for Darwin

          Felix All Puzzled

          Felix Monkeys With Magic

          Felix Dopes it Out

          Felix in Two-Lip Time

          Romeeow

          Hootchy Kootchy

 

TS18: Felix the Cat Volume 4

          Includes:

          Felix Busts a Bubble (1926)

          Flim Flam Films (1927)

          Felix Hits the Deck (1927)

          Outdoor Indore (1928)

          Comicalamities (1928)

          Arabiantics (1928)

          Pollytics (1928)

          Oceantics (1930)


TS39: Felix the Cat Vol. 5
Felix Revolts (1923)
Felix Gets Broadcasted (1923)
Felix in Fairyland (1923)
Felix Finds 'Em Fickle (1925) excerpt
Felix Brings Home the Bacon (1924) Excerpt
Felix Follows Swallows (1925) excerpt
Felix in the Land of Fancy (1926)
Felix Trumps the Ace (1926)

Felix Dines and Pines (1927)

 

Complete Felix the Cat Set $85 (Save $15)



RARE SILENTS


TS04: Rare Silent Cartoons Volume 1
          Classics availabe nowhere else!
    Includes:
    Indoor Sports (1920)
    Kat in Chinatown (1920?)
    Local Talent (1927)
    Red Hot Rails (1927)
    Tale of a Kangaroo (1917)
    Man in the Moon (1910?)
    Left Behind (1925)
    Goldilocks and The Three Bears (1929)
    The Witch's Cat (1929)
    In the Land of Whiz (1929)

TS27: Rare Silents Volume 2:
Keeping Up with the Joneses (Men's)
Keeping Up with the Joneses (Women's)
Never Again! The Story of a Speeder Cop
Mr. Nobody Holme Buys a Jitney
AWOL
Policy and Pie with The Katzenjammer Kids
Professor Bonehead is Shipwrecked
The Fresh Lobster (Novelty starring Billy Bletcher with some animation)
Phable of the Phat Woman

TS28: Rare Silents Volume 3:
Tommy Tucker's Tooth (Disney)
Cartoons in a Seminary (Animated Grouch Chasers)
Cartoons On Tour (Animated Grouch Chasers)
Taking A Ride with The Gumps (Fragment0
Celebrity Caricatures
Charley Out West (Chaplin cartoon, illegible intertitles.)
Auto Race (abbreviated Life Cartoon Comedy)
Hurry the End of the War (WWI short animation)

Twas but a Dream (International Film Service)


COMPLETE RARE SILENTS SET:  $45.00 (SAVE $15.00)

 

MISCELLANEOUS


TS-38 Cartoons at Home (Brand new 16mm transfers)
Here you will get a glimpse into how your ancestors enjoyed cartoons from the 1920s and 1930s at home by renting 16mm prints from various distributors before the days of television. You may have seen some of these in their original versions, but chances are you've not seen these alternate versions which have been out of use for sixty-plus years.

Fighting Flees (Kitty Kat Cartoons: Felix the Cat)
Alice's Tin Pony (Novelty Film Co.)
Racing Fever (Screen Attractions Corp.)
Tuning In (Unknown Dist.)
El Toreador (Unknown Dist.)
Midnight Frolics (Unknown Dist.)
War Daze (Unknown Dist.)
Magazine Rack (Screen Attractions Corp.)
Slight Fantastic (Screen Attractions Corp.)

Hey Fever (Hollywood Film Enterprises) 


TS21: Bonzo Cartoons
         Nearly forgotten rare cartoons by Studdy. (No music)
         Bonzo (1924)
         Tally-Ho! Bonzo (1925)
         Aladdin Bonzo (1925) Exclusively from the Tom Stathes Collection.
         Sandy McBonzo (1925) Exclusively from the Tom Stathes Collection.
         Bonzo the Traveller (1925)
         Polar Bonzo (1925- Together with Traveller)
         Bonzo In the Army (1925) a.k.a. "Tanked"
         Dog Gone (1925?)
         Zoo-Ology (1925?) Edited version of Dog Gone.
 
TS22: Stop Motion Madness Vol. 1
          Includes:
          Enchanted Drawing (1900)
          Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906)
          Morpheus Mike (O'Brien, 1915)
          Dinosaur and the Missing Link (O'Brien, 1915)
          Swat the Fly (Hopkins, 1916)
          R.F.D. 10,000 B.C. (O'Brien, 1916)
          Adam Raises Cain (Sarg, 1920)
          First Circus (Sarg, 1921)

TS29: The Magic Lantern:
1960s documentary on early optical toys and a brief history of animation.
Also includes Cartoon Craft, a 1936 short showing the Disney studio
working on Snow White.

TS30: Winsor McCay Sampler:
Little Nemo
Gertie
Sinking of the Lusitania
The Flying House
Bug Vaudeville
The Pet

Complete Miscellaneous Set $85 (Save $15)


 


Themed Collections:

TS-W Tom Stathes's Winter Cartoon Rarities
 Featuring brand new, 'cool' and 'crisp' transfers from Tom's own 16mm film print library. Includes...

Alice's Orphan (Disney, 1925)
When the Snow Flies (Terry, 1927) Farmer Alfalfa beats himself up in this lost classic!
Skating Hounds (Van Beuren, 1928) More Farmer Alfalfa goodness.
Frozen Frolics (Van Beuren, 1930) 
Snow Time (Van Beuren, 1930)
Krazytoons: Alaska Daze (Krazy Kat, 1932)
The Snowman (Ted Eshbaugh, 1933) A truly obscure cult-classic. 
South Pole or Bust (Terrytoons, 1934)
Frosty the Snowman (1954)
Little Snow Flake (Sterling T.V., 1958)
-PLUS BONUS LIVE ACTION SHORT-
The Toy Shop (Tiffany Color Symphony, 1928) An early Technicolor novelty short.



TS-H: Tom Stathes's Halloween Reel:
A special, never-before-attempted DVD collection of some of Tom Stathes's Halloween film favorites, many of which are available nowhere else or difficult to obtain. Culled from his private 16mm film print collection are an array of silent and sound cartoons, with a bonus silent comedy, sure to make for enjoyable viewing and perhaps a social gathering event during your Halloween holiday.
Without further adieu, the DVD features:

Krazy Kat in The Awful Spook (Bray Studios, 1921)
Felix the Ghost Breaker (Messmer/Sullivan, 1923) Clip
Alice's Mysterious Mystery (Disney, 1926)
Felix in Sure Locked Homes (Messmer/Sullivan, 1928)
Koko's Haunted House (Fleischer, 1928)
The Haunted Ship (Van Beuren, 1930)
Wot a Night (Van Beuren, 1931)
The Vulcan Entertains (Iwerks, 1934)
Jasper's Haunted House (Pal, 1942)
The Friendly Ghost (Famous Studios, 1945)
Plus Bonus Comedy:
Goofy Ghosts (Christie, 1928) with Jimmie Adams.

***Also featuring horrifically amateurish cover art drawn by Tom Stathes himself!***
 
*Sound Cartoons*

TS-37 Krazytoons (Brand new 16mm transfers) 
Attention Baby Boomers and obscurity fans! Krazytoons were a series of older cartoons repackaged for ca1960 television. Most of the films were retitled and you've probably seen some of these in their original versions. Half the fun is identifying them correctly! 

Slow Poke (Krazy Kat)
Birds (Van Beuren)
An Ill Wind (Iwerks)
Hunting Season (Van Beuren)
Boyhood Daze (Scrappy)
Cave Man (Ising)
Butcher (Lantz)
Western Whoopie (Lantz)
Three Blind Mice (NFBC)
 Pixie Tricks (Deteriorated, Van Beuren) 

TS23: Aesop's Sound Fables Vol. 1
            Wildly and wacky surreal cartoons from the Van Beuren Studios.
            Presto Chango
            Skating Hounds
            Jail Breakers
            Night Club
            Dixie Days
            Western Whoopee
            Snow Time
            Old Hockum Bucket
            Fisherman's Luck
            Play Ball
            Wild Goose Chase
            Bring 'Em Back Half-Shot
            Venice Vamp
            Bugs & Books
            Runaway Blackie.

The following two collections feature Eastern European, mostly Russian cartoons which were edited, retitled, and repackaged with new English soundtracks for American telivision consumption in the 1960s. Here's a rare chance to see what was coming out of Europe during the Cold War. Packaged by Fima Noveck for Flamingo Telefilm, youth of the 1960s and 1970s remember these cartoons well. Unfortunately these color prints have turned red

TS-44 Flamingo Cartoons Vol. 1
Hole in the Sky 
Wooden Boy 
War of Colors 
Gone with the Goose 
One Sunny Day 
Beggar's Treasure 
Woody in Toyland 
Detective's Nightmare 
Millie the Kid 
Monkey and the Atom 

TS-45 Flamingo Cartoons Vol. 2
Wolf Trap 
Bullies in a Toy Shop 
The Rescue 
The Party 
Lion and the Gazelle 
And So On 
Animal School 
Tiger Trouble 
Barefoot King 
Magic Mirror. 


Complete Sound Cartoons Collection: $65 (Save $15)
 
VHS versions available in generic sleeves for $10 per compilation.

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Customer Feedback:
 

"In a world where most home video companies view silent cartoons as having very little commercial value, operations like “Tom’s Vintage Film” are a godsend. He has compiled a wide range of silent cartoon titles, all transferred onto DVD with great care. I’ve bought several titles, and they fail to disappoint. Sure, some of the prints have seen better days, but more often they simply add to the charm.

Are you new to silent cartoons and don’t know what to buy first? I personally recommend the Felix DVDs as a starter."

-Lee G., UK

 

"People, Tom's operation is not the biggest. His products are obviously those that are produced by an enthusiast...but folks, Stathes does the collecting so you don't have to! Forget the endless flea-market foraging, eBay hunting, the cataloging, the compiling. Just grab a volume from his webpage. It's as simple as that."
-Craig D.
Fayetteville, NC.
 
"I was delighted to see these old cartoons preserved with care on these dvds. The overall quality is very good, with just a few prints washed out or worn out, but there is no other way to see them these days. I hope Tom will add more hard-to-find titles over the years. I'll certainly be looking forward to them."
Philippe V., Paris, France
 
"The DVDs all arrived in good shape because of the care you took in packaging them. I am a fan of silent cartoons and I have never seen many of the titles. The overall quality of these old films was better than I expected..."
-Lynn C.
Alfred, ME

I received my two DVD's from you and have had a chance to through them.  I really liked them!  Both were extremley interesting and enjoyable.  The one Krazy Kat Cartoon on the Halloween disc was hilarious; I am definetly interested in seeing more of those eventually as well as other silent treasures.
-Jonathan B.