Movies involving penguins. I have been obsessed with them since I was a little girl. I attribute this to Mary Poppins, Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town and When Harry Met Sally – two of these are childhood favorites and the other convinced me it was okay to still like them as I got older.
In addition to numerous pieces of clothing, jewelry and knick-knacks, I own a penguin martini shaker, an art photography print of some penguins, a penguin cookie jar, a penguin bathroom set, five stuffed penguins of various sizes, a penguin ice cream scoop and other penguin dishes.
I don’t want/need any more penguin stuff, but I always enjoy a film about the winged creatures, even if it’s not that good (hello, Mr. Popper’s Penguins).
They’re (approximately) in the order in which I’ve seen them: 1-19 = films I have seen and 20+ = ones I haven’t seen yet.
Missing from The Auteurs’ database: Jitterbug Follies (1939, dir. Milt Gross), Milton Fox, Esq. (1964) and The Penguin Pool Murder (1932, dir. George Archainbaud)Read less