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Aesop's Film Fables

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A silent cartoon series.

A series of animated short subjects created by Paul Terry and actor-turned-writer Howard Estabrook. Estabrook suggested making a series of cartoons based on Aesop's Fables. Although Terry claimed he had never heard of Aesop, he felt that Estabrook's idea was something worthwhile. Terry immediately began to set up a new studio called Fables Studios, Inc. and received backing from the Keith-Albee Theatre circuit.

The earliest films were loose adaptations of the actual fables. Later entries usually revolved around cats, mice, and the disgruntled Farmer Al Falfa. Each short concluded with a "moral" that usually had nothing to do with the actual cartoon itself.

In 1929, Terry quit and John Foster took over the series under the Van Beuren Corporation. The series finally came to a close in 1933.

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Aesop's Film Fables Theatrical Cartoon List :


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Cats at Law Picture To Cartoon Cats at Law1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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Mice at War Picture To Cartoon Mice at War1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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Mice In Council Picture To Cartoon Mice In Council1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres
 featuring Grandpa Mouse, Mice, Cat.

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The Cat And The Canary Picture To Cartoon The Cat And The Canary1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres
 featuring Canary, Cat.

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The Country Mouse And City Mouse Picture To Cartoon The Country Mouse And City Mouse1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Donkey In Lion's Skin Picture To Cartoon The Donkey In Lion's Skin1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Fashionable Fox Picture To Cartoon The Fashionable Fox1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Fox And The Crow Picture To Cartoon The Fox And The Crow1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Goose That Laid The Golden Egg Picture To Cartoon The Goose That Laid The Golden Egg1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Hare And Frogs Picture To Cartoon The Hare And Frogs1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Hare And The Tortoise Picture To Cartoon The Hare And The Tortoise1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Hermit And The Bear Picture To Cartoon The Hermit And The Bear1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Lioness And The Bugs Picture To Cartoon The Lioness And The Bugs1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Rooster And The Eagle Picture To Cartoon The Rooster And The Eagle1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Wolf And The Crane Picture To Cartoon The Wolf And The Crane1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Cat And The Monkey Picture To Cartoon The Cat And The Monkey1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Dog And The Bone Picture To Cartoon The Dog And The Bone1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Fly And The Ant Picture To Cartoon The Fly And The Ant1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Frog And The Ox Picture To Cartoon The Frog And The Ox1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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The Owl And The Grasshopper Picture To Cartoon The Owl And The Grasshopper1921
Fables Studios, Keith-Albee Theatres

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