Modern Madcaps

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Modern Madcaps is an animated film series produced by Paramount Pictures' Famous Studios animation division between the years 1958 and 1967. The series featured assorted characters that later became part of the Harvey Comics library.

List of shorts[edit]

*:public domain

1950s[edit]

1958[edit]

  • Right Off the Bat (1958) (Series premiere)
  • Grateful Gus (1958)

1959[edit]

  • Fit to Be Toyed (1959)
  • La Petite Parade (1959)
  • Spooking of Ghosts (1959)
  • Talking Horse Sense (1959)
  • T.V. Fuddlehead (1959)

1960s[edit]

1960[edit]

  • Fiddle-Faddle (1960)
  • Trouble Date (1960)
  • From Dime to Dime (1960)
  • Trigger Treat (1960)
  • The Shoe Must Go On (1960)
  • Electronica (1960)
  • Shootin' Stars (1960)
  • Disguise the Limit (1960)
  • Galaxia (1960)
  • Bouncing Benny (1960) (Instead of painting the film on cels, animators Place and Feuer created paper cutouts of the characters to create shadow effects)
  • Terry the Terror (1960)
  • Mike the Masquerader (1960)

1961[edit]

  • The Phantom Moustacher (1961)
  • The Kid from Mars (1961)
  • The Mighty Termite (1961)
  • In the Nicotine (1961)
  • The Inquisit Visit (1961)
  • Bopin' Hood (1961)
  • The Plot Sickens (1961)

1962[edit]

  • Crumley Cogwheel (1962)
  • Popcorn and Politics (1962)
  • Samson Scrap (1962)
  • Giddy Gadgets (1962)
  • Hi-Fi Jinx (1962)
  • Funderful Suburbia (1962)
  • Penny Pals (1962)
  • The Robot Ringer (1962)
  • One of the Family (1962)
  • Perry Popgun (1962)
  • Without Time or Reason (1962)

1963[edit]

  • Drum Up a Tenant (1963)
  • One Weak Vacation (1963)
  • Trash Program (1963)
  • Harry Happy (1963)
  • Tell Me a Badtime Story (1963)
  • The Pigs' Feat (1963)
  • Sour Gripes (1963)
  • Goodie's Good Deed (1963)
  • Muggy-Doo Boycat (1963)
  • Ringading Kid (1963)

1964[edit]

  • Robot Rival (1964)
  • An So Tibet (1964)
  • Reading, Writhing and Rithmetic (1964)
  • Near Sighted and Far Out (1964)


1965[edit]

  • Cagey Business (1965)
  • Poor Little Witch Girl* (1965) (Honey Halfwitch's first appearance, as well as the only Honey Halfwitch cartoon in the public domain)
  • The Itch (1965)
  • Solitary Refinement (1965)
  • The Outside Dope (1965)

1966[edit]

  • I Want My Mummy (1966)
  • A Balmy Knight (1966)
  • A Wedding Knight (1966)
  • Two by Two (1966)

1967[edit]

  • The Blacksheep Blacksmith (1967) (Series finale)

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