Winsor McCay: How a Mosquito Operates (1912)
Otto Messmer: Feline Follies (1919)
Fleischer Bros: Koko's Earth Control (1928)
Walt Disney: Plane Crazy (1928)
Chuck Jones shows how to draw Bugs Bunny
Tex Avery: Sh-h-h-h-h-h (1955)
UPA Studios: Gerald McBoing Boing (1951)
Richard McGuire: excerpt from Fear[s] of the Dark (2007)
Chris Ware, with John Kuramoto: Quimby the Mouse (2009)
Quimby The Mouse from This American Life on Vimeo.
Were you surprised by any of the content in these cartoons? Please explain.
How have animators treated space (or a sense of place) over the years? Describe different approaches you saw in the cartoons.
In what ways were these cartoons similar? What were some of the differences among the cartoons?