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I’ll Be Glad when You’re Dead You Rascal, You

1930's

I’ll Be Glad when You’re Dead You Rascal, You

I'll Be Glad when You're Dead You Rascal, You - 1930's

Max Fleischer paired Betty Boop with viper man Louis Armstrong in the mid 1930’s. In it Fleischer mixes jazz, live action, and animation to create an innovative, dreamlike world. Pops or Satchmo, as he was often called, was a lifelong tea head who enjoyed cannabis not just to unwind, but also smoked gage, as he called it, […]

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News Sketches by Max Fleischer

1940's

News Sketches by Max Fleischer

News Sketches by Max Fleischer - 1944

“News Sketches by Max Fleischer” is a short cartoon created by famed animator Max Fleischer with an irreverent take on bizarre stories “drawn from the wires of the Associated Press.” As the news ticker types away, Fleischer literally illustrates the stories with pen and ink before our very eyes. Using a combination of stop motion […]

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Ko-Ko Song Car-Tune: Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

1920's

Ko-Ko Song Car-Tune: Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

Ko-Ko Song Car-Tune: Tramp, Tramp, Tramp - 1924

The Ko-Ko Glee Klub marched all the way to this theatre to cheer you up with the tune that made grandpa “step out” in the good old days. “Tramp, Tramp, Tramp,” (The Boys are Marching) Watch the bouncing ball, Join in and sing – EVERYBODY! In the prison cell I sit, Thinking mother dear, of […]

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Pencil Mania: Tom & Jerry

1932

Pencil Mania: Tom & Jerry

Pencil Mania: Tom & Jerry - 1932

Produced by Amedee J. Van Beuren in 1932, Tom & Jerry alludes to the myth of Hephaestus, the Greek god who created automata, or self-operating machines, for his workshop. In this case, the animated characters become animators themselves, interacting with the drawings they created.

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Trailer: Doomsday is Coming

1950's

Trailer: Doomsday is Coming

Trailer: Doomsday is Coming - 1950s

The Day of Doom is coming. Your blood will turn white. Your face will turn green. Your eyeballs will POP with pressure. Because our Doomsday Show is the living end! Hoard your strength, take a shot. You’re going to need an awful lot when you see our shocker pictures. So terrifying that it is easier […]

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Trailer: Marathon of Fright

1950's

Trailer: Marathon of Fright

Trailer-Marathon-of-Fright-1950s

How much can the mind stand? Do you pit your sanity against our – MARATHON OF FRIGHT? Shock follows shock! Your breath comes in gasps. Then, the mind explodes! For the unlucky ones, a straitjacket. And a free trip to the booby hutch. He ha ha ha ha ha ha! See the grisly, macabre – […]

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