Classic Animation

Many of us miss the cartoons that always accompanied movies up until the last 25 years or so. Budgetary, time considerations and the Multi-plex culture, as well as competition from television, have pretty much done away with the Popeye, Betty Boop, Mighty Mouse, Road Runner and Daffy Duck mini-masterpieces that ran between the previews and the main feature! But plenty of people still fondly remember them, so below you may scroll back in time (generally 1910- 1965) while browsing these Classic Animated Shorts and the odd Classic Feature Length offering.. Right: Mighty Mouse

Popeye the Sailor 1933 - 1938 (1938)

Starring: Popeye

Showcasing an array of the spinach-devouring hero's greatest exploits, this four-disc compilation of 60 classic Popeye theatrical shorts produced by t... Read more

Popeye the Sailor Man - Volume 1 (1938)

Starring: Popeye

"Well Blow Me Down" This DVD offers a harty helping of exciting adventures starring the loveable underdog with an afinity for spinach. So come up on d... Read more

Popeye the Sailor Man: Volume 3 (1952)

Starring: Popeye, Olive Oyl

"Well Blow Me Down" This DVD offers a hearty helping of exciting adventures starring the loveable underdog with an affinity for spinach. So come up on... Read more

Roger Ramjet: Hero of Our Nation (1965)

Starring: Roger Ramjet

Combing the straight-faced patriotism of the 1920s radio serials with the political commentary that came with the escalation of the Vietnam War, Roger... Read more

Speed Racer (1967)

Director: Anon

Japanese animated tv classic from the late 60's. Contains 2 double episodes. 'The Great Plan' (Part 1 & 2) - Speed wins a practice race and qualifies... Read more

Supercar: The Complete Series (1959)

Starring: Voices Of, Graydon Gould, Sylvia Anderson

The series that kicked off Gerry Anderson's 'Supermarionation' career, the Supercar was a prototype vehicle that could travel by land, air or sea deve... Read more

The Adventures of Captain Pugwash (2006)

Director: Story And Pictures
Starring: Captain Pugwash, Tom the Cabin Boy, Willy, Jonah

Ahoy me hearties! Here's another chance to watch that most brave of buccaneers, Captain Pugwash along with Seamen Stains, Roger the Cabin Boy and his... Read more

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)

Director: Lotte Reiniger

German director Lotte Reiniger spent three years making this silent animated film based on the Arabian Nights legends. The dashing Prince Achmed saves... Read more

The Huckleberry Hound Show: Volume 1 (1958)

Director: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna

That loveable hound with the Southern drawl is now available on DVD, along with mousy friends Pixie and Dixie, Yogi and Boo Boo (who got their start h... Read more

The Jetsons: Season 1 (1962)

Director: Various

Meet George Jetson...an ordinary man who lives with his family and their robot maid, in the future. The space-age counterpart to the stoneage Fred Fl... Read more