SpColl 44: Dave Simmons Flip Movie Collection

Flip movies or flip books have great cultural significance in American culture since the first one was introduced in 1868. In addition to their role in the birth of cinema, flip books have been used over the years as promotional items as well as toys for children. The Flip Movies Collection consists 34 flip movie books featuring older cartoons like Tom and Jerry, Droopy, Wood Woodpecker, Andy Panda, Barney to more recent cartoons such as Aaahh!!! Real Monsters. The collection also includes flip movies that include Universal Movie Monsters and the September 11th Terrorist Attacks. Materials in this collection date from 1949 to the present.

Finding aid prepared by Mackenzie James in June 2011.

Box 1
Printed Materials
Flip Books
Title/Description Publisher Date
Tom and Jerry in Golf Bugs/Barney Bear in An Arrow Escape (Series found in Grape Nut Flakes)
Book 1
1949 Loews
Tom and Jerry in Fancy Skating/Droopy in The Deep Sea Doodle
Book 2
1949 Loews
Tom and Jerry in Sharp Shooters
Book 3
1949 Loews
Tom and Jerry in The Diving Chump/Barney Bear in Timber
Book 4
1949 Loews
Barney Bear in Shoot the Works/ Tom and Jerry in Spin Dizzy
Book 5
1949 Loews
Droopy in Growing Pains/Tom and Jerry is My Face Red!
Book 7
1949 Loews
Woody Woodpecker in Shark Bait
Book 8
1949 Loews
Andy Panda In Pardon My Pedal/Charlie Chicken in The Egg Napper
Book 11
1949 Loews
Andy Panda in Pardon My Pedals/Oswald the Rabbit in The Big Blowout
Book 12
1949 Loews
Death Struggle (A Series of Featuring Classic Universal Monsters)
Book 1
1963 Topps
Futile Battle
Book 2
1963 Topps
The Mummy Awakens
Book 3
1963 Topps
The Creature Emerges
Book 4
1963 Topps
The Mummy’s Wrath
Book 5
1963 Topps
No Escape
Book 6
1963 Topps
Fight to the Finish
Book 11
1963 Topps
Kidnapped by Frankenstein
Book 12
1963 Topps
Frankenstein’s Fight
Book 21
1963 Topps
Death of the Wolfman
Book 22
1963 Topps
Here Comes Frankenstein
Book 23
1963 Topps
The Wolfman Fights Frankenstein
Book 24
1963 Topps
Night Attack
Book 27
1963 Topps
Anger of the Wolfman
Book 29
1963 Topps
Frankenstein in Hiding
Book 30
1963 Topps
Stalking New Prey
Book 34
1963 Topps
Undersea Menace
Book 35
1963 Topps
The Creature’s Captive
Book 36
1963 Topps
“When the Pie was Opened!” 1984 Merrimack Publishing Company
Apple and Cinnaman in The Applecinnamotorway/ Apple and Cinnaman in A New Home for Sprinklegator (Found in General Mills Cereals) 1992 General Mills
Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1993 Hypernon
Aaahh! Real Monster’s Presents: Absolutely Monstrous!!!/Aaahh! Real Monster’s Presents: A Monstrous Tantrum!!! (Promotional Item Found in General Mills Cereals) 1995 General Mills
Aaahh! Real Monster’s Presents: "I’ll Be Keeping My Eyes on You!"/Aaahh! Real Monster’s Presents: "Prepared to Be Petrified!!!" (Promotional Item Found in General Mills Cereals) 1995 General Mills
No Title (Black booklet) 2011 Scott Blake/Barcode Art
No Title (Says "Flip From Back to Front" on Cover) n.d. N/A