Quotation of the Day

Top 5 movies at the box office


Many of the early short films we discuss in the History of Animation class are located on the web. Here are the links to those films ...

Clutch Cargo "Space Station" Episode

See Clutch Cargo for some creative cost-cutting animation using live action elements.

Disney's Flowers and Trees

View this early Disney Silly Symphony!

Disney's "Plane Crazy"

Here's Disney's and Ub Iwerk's first Mickey film.

Chuck Jones' "Long-haired Hare"

Enjoy this Bugs Bunny classic directed by Chuck Jones.

Ub Iwerk's "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp"

Check out Popeye's version of the story! Click here to view the film http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQbn-sOno2U

Emile Cohl's "Fantasmagorie"

Click here to view the film:


Walt Disney's Shorts

This is the Disney link from Assignment 3 that links to the Disney shorts: Laughograms, Alice's Adventures, Steamboat Willie, Silly Symphonies, clips of Snow White, Pinocchio, Fantasia (you should see the whole thing not just this clip), and others...

Winsor McCay's "How the Mosquito Operates"

Here is another Winsor McCay classic:

Windsor McCay's "Gertie the Dinosaur"

Gertie the Dinosaur is considered to be one the first examples of using animation to develop characters audiences felt and emphasized for. Click here to see the film:

J. Stewart Blackton "Humorous Faces of Funny Faces"

Click here to see J. Stewart Blackton's "Humorous Faces of Funny Faces"


Winsor McCay's "Little Nemo"

In 1911, Windsor McCay released his film titled "Little Nemo" based on his comic strip "Little Nemo in Slumberland." Click here to view the film.