Early Animation

Friday, June 4, 2010, 1:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

From its early days, film offered animated works on a parallel track with live-action narrative. This program surveys some of the highlights of this development. Program includes Drame chez les fantoches (A Love Affair in Toyland) (Emil Cohl, 1908), Gertie the Dinosaur (Winsor McCay, 1914), Mutt and Jeff in the Big Swim (Dick Huemer, c. 1918), Newman’s Laugh-o-grams (Walt Disney, 1920), Felix Gets the Can (Otto Messmer, 1924), Steamboat Willie (Ub Iwerks, 1928), The Mad Dog (Walt Disney, 1932), Carmen (Lotte Reiniger, 1933), Remembering Winsor McCay (John Canemaker, 1976), Otto Messmer and Felix the Cat (John Canemaker, 1977), Miest Kinomatografitcheskogo Operatora (Revenge of a Kinematograph Cameraman) (Ladislav Starevich, 1912), La Voix du rossignol (Voice of the Nightingale) (Ladislav Starevich, 1925), Koko Chops Suey (Max Fleischer, 1927), The Proxy Lover (Max Fleischer, 1927), and In My Merry Oldsmobile (Max Fleischer, 1931).

In the Film exhibition An Auteurist History of Film

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