Casper the Friendly Ghost filmography
|The Friendly Ghost||November 16, 1945|
|There's Good Boos To-Night||April 23, 1948|
|A Haunting We Will Go||May 13, 1949||
Released in the Noveltoons series. Only Casper short in the Noveltoon series directed by Seymour Kneitel. The opening sequence from There's Good Boos To-Night was finally directed by Izzy Sparber in the Noveltoon short featuring Casper with adding new credits. Second and final of two Noveltoon shorts featuring Casper.
|Casper's Spree Under the Sea||October 13, 1950||
First Casper the Friendly Ghost series short. First of two shorts directed by Bill Tytla. Only short with Tytla's solo directorial credit. First short with opening sequence directed by him. And also only short solely directed by him.
|Once Upon a Rhyme||December 15, 1950||
A clip can be seen briefly in the 1995 film. First short directed by Izzy Sparber. First short with Sparber's solo directorial credit. And also first short solely directed by him.
|Boo Hoo Baby||March 30, 1951||First short directed by Seymour Kneitel. First shot with Kneitel's solo directorial credit. And solo first short solely directed by him.|
|To Boo or Not to Boo||June 8, 1951|
|Boo Scout||July 27, 1951|
|Casper Comes to Clown||August 10, 1951|
|Casper Takes a Bow-wow||December 7, 1951|
|The Deep Boo Sea||February 15, 1952|
|Ghost of the Town||April 11, 1952||Features the voice of Ed Sullivan as Himself. A clip is used for Casper's trial in "Not Ghoulty"|
|Spunky Skunky||May 30, 1952|
|Cage Fright||August 8, 1952|
|Pig a Boo||September 12, 1952|
|True Boo||October 24, 1952|
|Frightday the Thirteenth||February 13, 1953|
|Spook No Evil||March 13, 1953|
|North Pal||May 29, 1953|
|By the Old Mill Scream||July 3, 1953|
|Little Boo Peep||September 21, 1953|
|Do or Diet||October 16, 1953||
Features a farmer & Timothy Turkey from a previous cartoon short, The Voice of the Turkey.
|Boos and Saddles||December 25, 1953|
|Boo Moon||January 1, 1954||
Produced in 3D. Second and final of two Stereotoon shorts. Only Stereotoon short featuring Casper the Friendly Ghost. The 2D full screen version was later reissued as Casper the Friendly Ghost in Matty's Funday Funnies, aired in the 1962-64 and in The Harveytoon Show and as the home media stand-alone reissue on vhs and laserdisc released in the 1990s and distributed by MCA Universal Home Video. Released on VHS along with Gandy Goose and Sourpuss in Dingbat Land, standalone reissue HarveyToon Crazy Town, and Harvey Films featuring Little Audrey in the reissue in The Seapreme Court by United American Video. Only Stereotoon short co-produced and co-directed by Izzy Sparber and Seymour Kneitel. And only short with their duetly directorial credits and lists.
|Zero the Hero||March 26, 1954|
|Casper Genie||May 28, 1954|
|Puss 'n Boos||July 16, 1954|
|Boos and Arrows||October 15, 1954|
|Boo Ribbon Winner||December 3, 1954|
|Hide and Shriek||January 28, 1955||
Spooky's debut, minus the derby.
|Keep Your Grin Up||March 4, 1955|
|Spooking with a Brogue||May 27, 1955|
|Bull Fright||July 15, 1955|
|Red, White and Boo||October 21, 1955||Special sound effects provided the Sonovox system.|
|Boo Kind to Animals||December 23, 1955||A new opening theme song debuts.|
|Ground Hog Play||February 10, 1956|
|Dutch Treat||April 20, 1956|
|Penguin for Your Thoughts||June 15, 1956|
|Line of Screammage||August 17, 1956|
|Fright from Wrong||November 2, 1956||First Appearance of The Ghostly Trio|
|Spooking About Africa||January 4, 1957|
|Hooky Spooky||March 1, 1957|
|Peekaboo||May 24, 1957|
|Ghost of Honor||July 19, 1957|
|Ice Scream||August 30, 1957|
|Boo Bop||November 15, 1957|
|Heir Restorer||January 24, 1958||Final short with Izzy Sparber's solo directorial credit. And also final short solely directed by Sparber.|
|Spook and Span||February 28, 1958|
|Ghost Writers||April 25, 1958||
Scenes from Casper's Spree Under the Sea, Once Upon a Rhyme and To Boo or Not to Boo are shown in this episode. Second and final of two shorts directed by Bill Tytla. Only short directed by Seymour Kneitel, Izzy Sparber and him.
|Which is Witch||May 2, 1958||
Wendy the Good Little Witch makes her first appearance.
|Good Scream Fun||September 12, 1958|
|Doing What's Fright||January 16, 1959|
|Down to Mirth||March 20, 1959||Final short solely directed by Seymour Kneitel.|
|Not Ghoulty||June 5, 1959||The Spookpreme Court decides to take Casper's powers away until he can actually scare someone. As the cartoon progresses, Casper constantly forgets he does not possess his powers, which angers those he tries to help. Eventually he manages to scare a group of ghosts and regain his powers. Note: Only time Casper is powerless. First of two shorts directed by Seymour Kneitel and Izzy Sparber. Opening scene from "Casper Takes a Bow-Wow" was reused.|
|Casper's Birthday Party||July 31, 1959||Final Casper the Friendly Ghost series short. Second and final of two shorts directed by Seymour Kneitel and Izzy Sparber. And also final short with Seymour Kneitel's solo directorial credit. Mostly featuring recycled sequences from previous cartoons- only the final scene was newly animated.|
Numerous Casper cartoons were released on home video by Universal Studios (via MCA Inc.). In 2011, Shout! Factory released a DVD set titled Casper the Friendly Ghost: The Complete Collection - 1945-1963 which contains The Friendly Ghost, There's Good Boos To-Night, A Haunting We Will Go, all 55 theatrical cartoons, and all 26 episodes of The New Casper Cartoon Show.