Childrens

Jungle Book
Jungle Book Public Domain

Teenaged Mowgli, who was raised by wolves, appears in a village in India and is adopted by Messua. Influential Merchant Buldeo is bigoted against ‘beasts’ including Mowgli; not so Buldeo’s pretty daughter, whom Mowgli takes on a jungle tour where…

Scrooge
Scrooge Public Domain

Seymour Hicks plays the title role in the first sound version of the Dickens classic, Scrooge, about the miser who’s visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. This British import is notable for being the only adaptation of this story with…

The Little Princess
The Little Princess Public Domain

The Little Princess is a 1939 American drama film directed by Walter Lang. The screenplay by Ethel Hill and Walter Ferris is loosely based on the novel A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The film was the first Shirley…

Felix the Cat
Felix The Cat Public Domain

Felix the Cat is a funny animal cartoon character created in the silent film era. The anthropomorphic black cat with his black body, white eyes, and giant grin, coupled with the surrealism of the situations in which his cartoons place…

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes Public Domain

SHERLOCK HOLMES: The first American television series of Sherlock Holmes adventures aired in syndication in the fall of 1954. The 39 half-hour mostly original stories were starring Ronald Howard (son of Leslie Howard) as Holmes and Howard Marion Crawford as Watson.

The Andy Griffith Show
Andy Griffith Show Public Domain

The Andy Griffith Show: An American sitcom first televised on CBS between October 3, 1960 and April 1, 1968. Andy Griffith portrays the widowed sheriff of the fictional small community of Mayberry, North Carolina. His life is complicated by an inept,…

The Beverly Hillbillies
The Beverly Hillbillies Public Domain

THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES did turn into television’s number one show faster than any sitcom in history. A supreme television classic, this CBS-TV folklore favorite ran for nine years and still holds the record for TV’s highest-rated half hour.

The Three Stooges
The Three Stooges Public Domain

The Three Stooges: An American vaudeville and comedy act of the early to mid 20th century best known for their numerous short subject films. Their hallmark was physical farce and slapstick. In films, the Stooges were commonly known by their first…

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