Lafflets (lost series of Walt Disney animated shorts; 1920s)


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Lafflets (1922-1923)
Walt Disney in the 1930's.
Walt Disney in the 1930's.
Status Lost

Lafflets is a series of 20-30 second shorts released between 1922 and 1923 by Walt Disney.[1] This series came between Laugh-O-Grams and the Alice Comedies. There is little surviving information about Lafflets besides the names of the shorts. The only concrete details being the names of the shorts in the series.

All of the Lafflets shorts are considered lost and no content from the series is known to survive.[2]

List of Shorts

  • "Gold in Slow Motion"
  • "Descha's Tryst with the Moon"
  • "Aesthetic Camping"
  • "Reuben's Big Day"
  • "Rescued"
  • "A Star Pitcher"
  • "The Woodland Potter"
  • "A Pirate for a Day"

References

  1. Big Cartoon Database page. Retrieved 20 Mar '16.
  2. Disney Wikia article. Retrieved 20 Mar '16.

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JonM313

4 months ago
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I think it's very unlikely these shorts will ever be seen again considering that they were made in the 1920s.
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Anonymous user #1

4 months ago
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Not that unlikely. After all, all "Alice Comedies" and Disney "Oswald" cartoons were made only a few years later, and some of those *have* resurfaced recently.
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Dimadick

3 months ago
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Many of the Disney-produced films from the 1920s survive and are available. For example the 9-minute-long Puss in Boots (1922) survives in its entirety. Various versions of it turn up on YouTube and other online sources. I was able to write a detailed article about it on Wikipedia.

The problem is that the "Lafflets" seem to have been a short-lived and unsuccessful series. Neither Walt Disney himself, nor anyone else apparently bothered with their preservation. The titles of these films turn up in sources, but nobody has ever seen them or seems to have information on their contents.
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Anonymous user #2

4 months ago
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They might never be seen again
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JonM313

3 months ago
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I agree
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Django1932

3 months ago
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Weren't all the laugh-o-grams missing for a while also until just recently?
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TeridaxXD001

1 months ago
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Not all, just a few.
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JonM313

2 months ago
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I found a possible screenshot of lafflets on a spanish disney wiki (at least I think it's spanish)

http://es.di...iki/Lafflets

If you translate it, the subtitle below the screenshot will say, "Possible short Lafflets".
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Anonymous user #3

1 months ago
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If it is a screenshot, I think it belongs to "Star Pitcher"
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Yoda

1 months ago
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Somebody on the old wiki said that is from a cartoon called Krazy kat.
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Yoda

1 months ago
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That comment is in reply to jonm313
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Anonymous user #4

12 days ago
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The screenshot is from Krazy Kat in RATSKIN (1929), not even a Disney short.
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Anonymous user #5

5 days ago
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wait what
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