Toonerville Picnic, an animated short by Burt Gillett, 1936

Toonerville Picnic, an animated short by Burt Gillett, 1936

Toonerville Picnic, 1936

An animated short by Burt Gillett

“The doctor prescribes rest and relaxation at the beach for the hot-tempered Mr. Bang, who ends up suffering a crowded trolley, a hiccuping dog, an uncooperative beach chair and a goofy octopus…” (IMDB)

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The Cobweb Hotel, an animated short by Dave Fleischer, 1936

The Cobweb Hotel, an animated short by Dave Fleischer, 1936

The Cobweb Hotel, 1936

An animated short by Dave Fleischer

“A spider runs a hotel for flies where he keeps his guests captive. A pair of fly newlyweds arrive and check in. Fortunately, the husband is “flyweight champion”. After a pitched battle featuring arrows (fountain pen nibs) and a machine gun (aspirins shot from a perfume atomizer), the spider winds up in a bottle of library paste.” (IMDB)

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Zeppelin vs. Pterodactyls: The Lost Cartoon, an animated short by Bob Northrup, 1942

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Zeppelin vs. Pterodactyls: The Lost Cartoon, 1942

An animated short by Bob Northrup

“A rare collaboration between Fleischer Studios and Ub Iwerks resulted in this cartoon, based on the moderately successful Republic Pictures “Zeppelin vs. Pterodactyls” cliffhanger serials. The cartoon was shelved for half a century due to a three way legal dispute between Republic, Fleischer and Iwerks….”

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The Stupidstitious Cat (Noveltoon), an animated short by Seymore Kneitel, 1946

The Stupidstitious Cat (Noveltoon), an animated short by by Seymore Kneitel, 1946

The Stupidstitious Cat (Noveltoon), 1946

An animated short by by Seymore Kneitel

“A very stupid and superstitious cat awakens and goes through his usual gyrations of ensuring he will not have an unlucky day, making sure he get out of the right side of the bed and other rituals, and then starts his search for breakfast. He captures Buzzy the Crow, places him between two slices of bread and prepares to eat him. But Buzzy, smarter than the average crow…” (IMDB)

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Merrie Melodies – A Corny Concerto, starring Bugs Bunny; Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd, 1943

Merrie Melodies - A Corny Concerto, starring Bugs Bunny; Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd, 1943

Merrie Melodies – A Corny Concerto, 1943
An animated short by Bob Clampett
“Making fun of “Fantasia”, Bugs, Porky Pig and Porky’s dog do a ballet after Elmer Fudd introduces “A Tale of the Vienna Woods.”” (IMDB)
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