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Toons of the Orient 3: East Steals West
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January 13, 2014 posted by

Toons of the Orient 3: East Steals West

Probably because their films were unlikely to be seen in America, 1930s Japanese animators of the 1930s freely “borrowed” drawings and characters from American sources. Sometimes Popeye or Mickey Mouse…