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->''Start your day with a song''
->''And sing the whole day through''
->''Even while you're busy working''
->''Do just like the birdies do!''
->''Though the day may be long''
->''You never will go wrong''
->''Low key, high key, any old key''
->''Just start your day with a song!''
-->--Opening to the FamousStudios Screen Song shorts.

'''''Screen Songs''''' is the name of a series of animated cartoons produced by the FleischerStudios and distributed by Creator/{{Paramount}} Pictures between [[TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1929 and 1938]], serving as a sister series to {{Talkartoons}}. They were revived by FamousStudios in 1945 starting with the {{Noveltoons}} short "When G.I. Johnny Comes Home". It morphed into '''''Kartunes''''' by mid-1951, and lasted to 1953--1954, if you count the {{Noveltoons}} short "Candy Cabaret", which follows the same format as the previous cartoons. The formula was tried one last time in the 1963 Noveltoon "Hobo's Holiday".

A quick history of the series can be found [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screen_Songs here.]]

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!1929
* The Sidewalks of New York (East Side, West Side) February 5 1929
* Yankee Doodle Boy March 1 1929
* Old Black Joe April 5 1929
* Ye Olde Melodies May 3 1929
* Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two) May 31 1929
* Mother, Pin a Rose on Me July 6 1929
* Chinatown, My Chinatown Chinese August 2 1929
* Dixie August 17 1929
* Goodbye My Lady Love August 31 1929
* My Pony Boy September 13 1929
* Smiles Male Vocal Quartet September 27 1929
* Oh You Beautiful Doll Tommy Cat October 14 1929
* After the Ball Charles K. Harris November 8 1929
* Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet Animal Quartet November 22 1929
* I've Got Rings on My Fingers Irish Traffic Cop December 17 1929

!1930

* Bedelia January 3 1930
* In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree Bears January 18 1930
* I'm Afraid to Come Home in the Dark Bimbo February 1 1930
* The Prisoner's Song Prisoners March 1 1930
* I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles Mice March 15 1930
* La Paloma Dog April 12 1930
* Yes, We Have No Bananas April 26 1930
* Come Take a Trip in My Airship Kitty April 26 1930
* In the Good Old Summertime Cats June 6 1930
* A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight Drunken Mice August 1 1930
* The Glow Worm August 23 1930
* The Stein Song Hot Dog Vendor September 6 1930
* Strike Up the Band (Here Comes a Sailor) September 27 1930
* My Gal Sal Chubby Dog October 18 1930
* Mariutch November 15 1930: First Screen Song that GrimNatwick worked on.
* On a Sunday Afternoon Dog Woman November 29 1930
* Row, Row, Row Bad Dog December 20 1930

!1931

* Please Go 'Way and Let Me Sleep Sheriff January 10 1931
* By the Beautiful Sea Mouse January 24 1931
* I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now White Boy Cat February 14 1931
* I'd Climb the Highest Mountain Boy Dog March 7 1931
* Somebody Stole My Gal Boy Dog March 20 1931
* Any Little Girl That's a Nice Little Girl Tommy Cat and Betty Boop prototype April 18 1931
* Alexander's Ragtime Band Dog May 9 1931
* And the Green Grass Grew All Around Boy Fly 1931 May 30
* My Wife's Gone to the Country Bimbo and (briefly) Betty Boop May 31 1931
* That Old Gang of Mine Lady Alley Cat July 11 1931
* Betty Co-ed Rudy Vallee and Betty Boop prototype August 1 1931
* Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean Gallagher and Shean August 29 1931
* You're Driving Me Crazy Jungle Animals September 19 1931
* Little Annie Rooney (1931) October 10 1931
* Kitty from Kansas City Rudy Vallee and Betty Boop October 31
* By the Light of the Silvery Moon Eddie Cantor November 14 1931
* My Baby Just Cares for Me Eddie Cantor December 5 1931
* Russian Lullaby Arthur Tracy December 26 1931

!1932

* Sweet Jennie Lee Jean Harlow January 9 1932
* Show Me the Way to Go Home Eddie Cantor January 30 1932
* When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin' Along Joan Crawford February 19 1932
* Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie The Round Towners Quartet, Betty Boop March 4 1932
* Just One More Chance Betty Boop April 1 1932
* Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning Les Reis and Artie Dunn, Betty Boop April 22 1932
* Shine On Harvest Moon Alice Joy May 6 1932
* Let Me Call You Sweetheart Ethel Merman and Betty Boop May 20 1932
* I Ain't Got Nobody The Mills Brothers June 17 1932
* You Try Somebody Else Ethel Merman and Betty Boop July 29 1932
* Rudy Vallee Melodies Rudy Vallee and Betty Boop August 5 1932
* Down Among the Sugar Cane Lillian Roth August 26 1932
* Just a Gigolo Irene Bordoni and Betty Boop September 9 1932
* School Days Gus Edwards September 30 1932
* Romantic Melodies Arthur Tracy and Betty Boop October 21 1932
* When It's Sleepy Time Down South The Boswell Sisters November 11 1932
* Sing a Song James Melton December 2 1932
* Time on My Hands Ethel Merman and Betty Boop December 23 1932

!1933

* Dinah Mills Brothers January 13 1933
* Ain't She Sweet? Lillian Roth February 3 1933
* Reaching for the Moon Arthur Tracy February 23 1933
* Aloha Oe Royal Samoans March 17 1933
* Popular Melodies Arthur Jarrett and Betty Boop April 7 1933
* The Peanut Vendor Armida April 28 1933
* Song Shopping Ethel Merman and Johnny Green May 19
* Boilesk The Watson Sisters June 9 1933
* Sing, Sisters, Sing Three X Sisters June 3 1933
* Down by the Old Mill Stream The Eton Boys July 21 1933
* Stoopnocracy Stoopnagle and Budd August 18 1933
* When Yuba Plays the Rumba on the Tuba The Mills Brothers September 15 1933
* Boo Boo Theme Song Funnyboners October 13 1933
* I Like Mountain Music The Eton Boys November 10 1933
* Sing, Babies, Sing Baby Rose Marie December 15 1933

!1934

* Keeps Rainin' All The Time Gertrude Niesen January 12 1934
* Let's All Sing Like the Birdies Sing Les Reis and Artie Dunn February 9 1934
* Tune Up and Sing Lanny Ross March 9 1934
* Lazy Bones Borrah Minnevitch and His Harmonica Rascals April 13 1934
* This Little Piggie Went to Market Singin' Sam May 25 1934
* She Reminds Me of You The Eton Boys June 22 1934
* Love Thy Neighbor Mary Small July 20 1934
* Let's Sing with {{Popeye}}: (Billy Costello) Produced for Saturday morning matinee "Popeye Club". Later re-released by Official Films in the 1950s.

!1935

* I Wished on the Moon Abe Lyman and his Orchestra September 20 1935
* It's Easy to Remember Richard Himber and his Orchestra November 29 1935

!1936

* No Other One Hal Kemp and His Orchestra / Skinnay Ennis January 24 1936
* I Feel Like a Feather in the Breeze Jack Denny and his Orchestra March 27 1936
* I Don't Want to Make History Vincent Lopez and his Orchestra May 22 1936
* The Hills of Wyomin The Westerners / Curt Massey July 31 1936
* I Can't Escape From You Billie Bailey / Joe Reichman and His Orchestra September 25 1936
* Talking Through My Heart Dick Stabile and his Orchestra November 27 1936

!1937

* Never Should Have Told You Nat Brandwynne and His Orchestra January 29 1937
* Twilight On the Trail The Westerners / Curt Massey March 26 1937
* Please Keep Me in Your Dreams Barbara Blake / Henry King and his Orchestra May 28 1937
* You Came to My Rescue Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra July 30 1937
* Whispers in the Dark June Robbins / Gus Arnheim and his Orchestra September 24 1937
* Magic on Broadway Jay Freeman November 26 1937

!1938

* You Took the Words Right Out of My Heart January 28 1938
* Thanks for the Memory March 25 1938
* You Leave Me Breathless May 27 1938
* Beside a Moonlit Stream Eddie Cantor July 29 1938

!1947

* The Circus Comes to Clown Circus December 26 1947

!1948

* Base Brawl Tommy Tortoise January 23 1948
* Little Brown Jug Animals February 20 1948
* The Golden State March 12 1948
* Winter Draws On Recorded on November 17, 1995 Buzzy March 19 1948
* Sing or Swim Animals June 16 1948
* Camp Town Races Farm Animals July 30 1948
* The Lone Star State Cowboys August 20 1948
* Readin', Ritin' and Rhythematic October 22 1948

!1949

* The Funshine State January 7 1949
* The Emerald Isle Lephechauns February 25 1949
* Comin' Round the Mountain Hillbilly Cats March 11 1949
* The Stork Market Storks April 8 1949
* Spring Song Flowers June 3 1949
* The Ski's the Limit June 24 1949
* Toys Will Be Toys Toys July 15 1949
* Farm Foolery Farm Animals August 5 1949
* Our Funny Finny Friends Fish August 26 1949
* Marriage Wows Recorded on October 18, 1994 Bertha September 16 1949
* The Big Flame-Up Tim Turtle September 30 1949
* Strolling Thru the Park November 4 1949
* The Big Drip Buzzy the Crow November 25 1949
* Snow Foolin' Animals December 16 1949

!1950

* Blue Hawaii Hawaiians January 13 1950
* Detouring Thru Maine February 17 1950
* Short'nin' Bread Bakery March 24 1950
* Win, Place and Showboat Elephant April 28 1950
* Jingle Jangle Jungle Ubangis May 19 1950
* Heap Hep Injuns Indians June 30 1950
* Gobs of Fun Herman the Mouse July 28 1950
* Helter Swelter Animals August 25 1950
* Boos in the Nite Ghosts September 22 1950
* Fiesta Time Mexicans October 20 1950
* Fresh Yeggs Wolfie November 17 1950

!1951

* Tweet Music Birds February 9 1951
* Drippy Mississippi April 13 1951
* Miners Forty Niners Gold Miners May 18 1951
* Sing Again of Michigan Buzzy the Crow June 29 1951: Last of the Screen Songs.
* Vegetable Vaudeville (1951): Series changes into "Kartunes" from here on out.
* Snooze Reel (1951)
* Off We Glow (1951)

!1952

* Fun At the Fair (1952)
* Dizzy Dinosaurs (1952)
* Gag and Baggage (1952)
* Forest Fantasy (1952)

!1953

Hysterical History (1953)
Philharmaniacs (1953)
Aero-Nutics (1953)
Invention Convention (1953)
No Place Like Rome (1953): Last Kartune.

!1954

* Candy Cabaret (1954): Technically a {{Noveltoons}} short, but follows the same format as the previous shorts.
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!!Tropes:

* AnimatedMusicVideo: The whole reason for the series existence.
* MediumBlending: While animated, the Fleischer Screen Songs would often include live action elements, be it of the people singing the songs, or even models of characters like BettyBoop.
* FollowTheBouncingBall: A hallmark of the series.
* PublicDomainAnimation: Many of the Famous Studios Screen Songs have expired copyrights, allowing them to appear on bargin bin PublicDomain collections.
* PublicDomainSoundtrack: In addition to using licensed songs, the shorts often employ traditional music cues (i.e. in "My Baby Just Cares For Me", when the protagonist finds a horse, a snippet of "The Old Gray Mare" plays).
* SpiritualSuccessor: The "Kartunes" shorts were just Screen Songs with a new name attached to them.
** The Screen Songs themselves are a successor to the ''Song Cartunes'' that Fleischer had made in the late 1920's.
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