Recap of Day 2: The Classic Movie History Project
It’s been an incredible Day 2 here at the Classic Movie History Project, with remarkable essays on animation history and the production code.
No kidding: If you aspire to be a film history geek, read these entries.
The Wizardry of Animation
Winsor McCay created Gertie the Dinosaur (1914), along with nine other known animated cartoons. “Though it may be a clichéd turn of phrase, there is no one to whom the statement ‘ahead of his time’ applies better than to McCay in the field of animation,” writes F for Films.
Way Too Damn Lazy to Write a Blog celebrates cartoonist, illustrator and special effects designer Charley Bowers: “Bowers became a comedy star in 1926, headlining 2-reelers that successfully…
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