i was rooting through an old box of videos tonight and pulled out a classic that i had not watched in awhile. This man was a friggin’ genius. There has never been an animator before or since with his creativity and sence of comic timing. These were made during the golden age of cartoons, made to be shown in theaters, made by adults pretty much for adults. Yet another medium destroyed by television.
Below is one of the best, including the gag that drove theater film projectionists crazy. You’ll know it when you see it. Oh, and please keep an open mind. This was the 1940’s – a different time, a different culture.