Modern Times (1936)

Modern Times portrays Chaplin in his Tramp persona as a factory worker employed on an assembly line. There, he is subjected to such indignities as being force-fed by a…

The Kid (1921)

An unknown woman leaves a charity hospital carrying her newborn son. An artist, the apparent father, is shown with the woman’s photograph. When it falls into…

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1949)

Hank Martin, an American mechanic, is knocked out and wakes up in the land of King Arthur. Here he finds romance with Alisande la Carteloise and…

The Borrowers (1973)

The Clock Family are “borrowers”, tiny people who live in the houses of regular sized “human beans” (a borrower mispronunciation of “human beings”). They survive…

Bill and Coo (1948)

Welcome to Chirpendale. There’s plenty of parking space, plus it has everything: a bar where bird citizens can drink junebug sundaes and listen to jazzy…

Alice in Wonderland (1915)

Alice goes with her sister to a picnic and then she falls asleep and starts dreaming about a wonder land full of talking animals and…

The Wizard of Oz (1925)

A toymaker reads L. Frank Baum’s book to his granddaughter. The Land of Oz is ruled by Prime Minister Kruel, aided by Ambassador Wikked, Lady Vishuss, and…

Waldo’s Last Stand (1940)

The gang offers to help Waldo attract customers to his lemonade stand. Redecorating their barn as a lavish nightclub, the kids stage an elaborate floor…

School’s Out (1930)

Jackie is trying to circulate a petition among his classmates to keep school open during the summer, as he and the gang are afraid that…

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

The story involves the people of Mars, including Momar (“Mom Martian”) and Kimar (“King Martian”). They are worried that their children Girmar (“Girl Martian”) and…

Lassie – The Painted Hills (1951)

A prospector named Jonathan Harvey, whose faithful companion is a rough collie named Shep, looks after the family of his late partner, Martha Blake and her son…

March of the Wooden Soldiers (Babes in Toyland) (1934)

Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep’s shoe and keep…

The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

Ahmed robs as he pleases in the city of Baghdad. Wandering into a mosque, he tells the holy man he disdains his religion; his philosophy is,…

Our Gang Follies of 1938 (1937)

The gang is putting on another big show in Spanky’s cellar, complete with an orchestra led by Buckwheat, and performances by Darla and many of…

Our Gang (1922)

At the beginning of the film, Jimmy is trying to get the affections of Mary Jane. Mary Jane isn’t interested in Jimmy, but is interested…

Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932)

The film opens with a title card that reads “From the time Adam and Eve were banished from the Garden of Eden, man has vainly…

The Little Princess (1939)

Captain Crewe called to fight in the Second Boer War, has to leave his daughter Sara with her pony at Miss Minchin’s School for Girls. With all…

Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)

Young Cedric “Ceddie” Errol and his widowed mother, whom he calls “Dearest”, live frugally in 1880s Brooklyn after the death of his father. Cedric’s prejudiced English grandfather,…

Jungle Book (1942)

In an Indian village, Buldeo, an elderly storyteller, is paid by a visiting British memsahib to tell a story of his youth. He speaks of the animals of…

Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)

Mr. Dinkle and Jack look for work at the Cosman Employment Agency. Jack makes advances to Cosman employee Polly but he is thwarted by the arrival…

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

On Christmas Eve 1945, in Bedford Falls, New York, George Bailey is suicidal. Prayers for him reach Heaven, where Clarence Odbody, Angel 2nd Class, is assigned to…

Gulliver’s Travels (1939)

On November 5, 1699, Lemuel Gulliver washes onto the beach of Lilliput, after a storm at sea and ultimate shipwreck. Following the calm of the storm,…

The Great Rupert (1950)

Rosalinda Amendola, the daughter of happy but impoverished former acrobats is in love with the boy next door, aspiring composer Pete Dingle. Though Pete’s parents…