In 1994, Jerry Beck edited the guide, The 50 Biggest Cartoons: As Chosen by 1,000 Animation Professionals, which challenged specialists to create a rating of the very best quick, cel animated cartoons ever made. To nobody’s shock, the specialists selected 10 Warner Bros. animations crafted by Chuck Jones. In addition they gave a nod to Fleischer Studios’ unique Superman cartoon, Disney’s first animation with Mickey Mouse (1928’s “Steamboat Willie”), and the Donald Duck-starring WWII propaganda movie,“Der Fuehrer’s Face.”
Sure, the massive animation studios (Warner Bros., Disney, and so on.) dominate the listing. However a couple of “indies” handle to squeak in there. Take for instance Winsor Mccay’s seminal 1914 creation “Gertie the Dinosaur.” Or Bambi Meets Godzilla. A pupil movie created by Marv Newland in 1969, Bambi Meets Godzilla (above) runs solely 90 seconds. Of which, 48 seconds are dedicated to the opening credit, and 27 seconds to the closing credit, leaving solely 12 seconds of “motion,” which is generally stillness. The timing is the humorous.
The quick movie circulated in theaters throughout the U.S., proven earlier than screenings of Philippe de Broca’s characteristic movie King of Hearts. Over time the publicly-available variations of Bambi Meets Godzilla grew to become worn and pale. So, in 2013, Coda Gardner produced a frame-for-frame HD re-creation. You possibly can watch it beneath.
Be aware: An earlier model of this publish appeared on our website in 2016.
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