Criticker.com uses cookies to recognize visitors and provide a better experience. Learn more about how we use cookies in our privacy policy. By continuing to use the site, or by pressing agree, you are giving your consent to our use of cookies.
login | register
0 film ratings
Ben Sharpsteen
portrait

Date of Birth: Nov 4, 1895

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 28 - You've Seen 0

Biography last updated by Dunstan-xxx, and picture by mpowell

Find more information about Ben Sharpsteen at The Internet Movie Database

Titles You Haven't Rated (28)
Ordered by Year | PSI
Ama Girls (1958)
It depicts the lives of ama divers, Japanese women who dive for pearls. It won an Oscar at the 31st Academy Awards in 1959 for Documentary Short Subject.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Lapland (1957)
Lapland (1957) - Short Film
Beautiful nature documentary focusing on the wildlife, but also includes substantial information on the people of Finland.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Samoa (1956)
Samoa (1956) - Short Film
Samoa consists of two major islands. Western Samoa is inhabited by a very proud race of people who don't particularly like Westerners so tourism is not really encouraged. Catherine and John try to understand Fa Samoa, the source of intense pride in their culture. They visit Robert Louis Stevenson's house. They witness the Samoan art of tattooing, covering most of body.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Water Birds (1952)
Water Birds (1952) - Short Film
True life adventures presenting strange facts about the world we live in, following the lives of water birds including gannets, terns, pelicans, ducks and wading birds. Oscar winner.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Out of the Frying Pan Into the Firing Line (1942)
Documentary short film demonstrating the process by which waste fats from the kitchens of American homes can be transformed into the raw materials for explosives for the war effort. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Dumbo (1941)
Mrs. Jumbo wishes for a baby, but when the stork finally delivers, the baby has a distinctive enhancement - gigantic ears. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Pinocchio (1940)
A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Boat Builders (1938)
Mickey buys a boat kit, and enlists Goofy and Donald to help assemble it. The plans say, "so simple a child could do it", so of course, they have their share of troubles.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Fox Hunt (1938)
The Fox Hunt (1938) - Short Film
Donald controls the hounds (or maybe they control him), and Goofy is riding on Horace Horsecollar, as the fox outwits both of them. Some other Disney characters are seen briefly in the hunting party at the end. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Polar Trappers (1938)
Donald and Goofy are trappers in the frozen north with different approaches. Donald sees a penguin and dresses as one to lure her to the chopping block; Goofy baits a trap with fish (then acts like a walrus to capture one that steals his bait bucket). (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Mickey
Goofy's in the driver's seat, Mickey's in the kitchen, and Donald's in bed in Mickey's high-tech house trailer... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Moose Hunters (1937)
Goofy (front) and Donald (rear) are dressed in a moose suit, trying to lure moose for hunter Mickey. When they do find one, it turns out to be more than they can handle. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Worm Turns (1937)
Mad scientist Mickey has just brewed up a potion; to test it out, he squirts it on a fly that's been trapped by a spider, a (regular) mouse being harassed by a cat, then the cat when Pluto goes after it, and Pluto when dogcatcher Pegleg Pete goes after him. Each of the underdogs turns against his tormentor. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen feeds her a poison apple, but Prince Charming awakens her with a kiss. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Pluto
Pluto wants to chase the sausage man, but Fifi convinces him to look after their five rambunctious puppies instead. The puppies end up in the basement, where they tangle with a compressed air tank, paint, a jug of hooch, and other hazards. Fifi returns and finds a drunk Pluto, paint on everyone, and gets very angry. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Don Donald (1937)
Don Donald (1937) - Short Film
Donald is courting Daisy (called Donna, here in her first appearance) Duck in Mexico. He arrives on a burro, which doesn't get along at all well with her; she convinces him to buy a car. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Clock Cleaners (1937)
Mickey, Donald, and Goofy are cleaning a large clock. Among the complications: Mickey fights a sleeping stork that doesn't want to leave, Donald gets tangled up in the main-spring, and Goofy is inside the bell when the clock strikes four. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Hawaiian Holiday (1937)
The gang is on vacation. Goofy has some surfing problems, Donald learns why you don't wear a grass skirt near a fire, Pluto and a starfish have a tiff, followed by an encounter with a hermit crab. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Orphans
Mickey and Donald take a truckload of mouse boys on a picnic. The boys delight in tormenting Donald, first by filching the picnic food, then giving him a flower with a bee inside (Donald eventually gets the whole hive after him), and finally a sandwich with another bee in it. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Mickey
Mickey is ringmaster of a circus for orphans. Donald has a trained sea lion act, and does a bit of juggling himself. Mostly, though, he fights with a baby sea lion who keeps stealing both the fish and the show. Donald then finds himself and Mickey in an unrehearsed high wire act, which kicks into high gear when one of the orphans electrifies the wire. They end by doing a high dive into the seals' tank. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Donald and Pluto (1936)
Plumber Donald is using a large magnet in his work. When he drops it, it causes trouble for Pluto, especially after Pluto swallows it. Things begin clinging to him, especially his metal dog dish. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Moving Day (1936)
Moving Day (1936) - Short Film
Donald and Mickey are overdue on their rent, so the sheriff is preparing to evict them and sell their belongings... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Mickey
Mickey, Goofy & Donald have 10 minutes to fix Pete's car. Or else! (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Broken Toys (1935)
Broken Toys (1935) - Short Film
A sailor doll, thrown into a toy dump, rallies the demoralized dolls that were already there. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Cock o
The title character comes to town, complete with portable boxing ring. He grabs a local chicken and dances with her... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
On Ice (1935)
On Ice (1935) - Short Film
Mickey shows off his ice-skating skills to Minnie; Goofy does some unconventional ice fishing; Donald straps skates to Pluto and laughs at his attempts to skate. Donald gets strapped to a kite and is about to be swept over a waterfall when Mickey pulls off an heroic rescue. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Mickey
Mickey, Donald and Goofy are a fire department. As you might expect, their attempts at fighting a boardinghouse fire are not particularly effective. They hear Clarabelle singing in the bathtub and rescue her, tub and all, against her will (she won't believe there's a fire). (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Cookie Carnival (1935)
Cookies, cakes, and other desserts march in a parade. A gingerbread girl cries because she has nothing to wear; a gingerbread man dresses her up, and she is named cookie queen. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info