Category Archives: Animation Trails

Hearts and Flowers 4
Animation Trails
February 26, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Hearts and Flowers 4

The animation industry, previously content with cavorting flowers of innocent intent, introduces a new denizen to terrorize its bevy of animated stars – the man-eating plant!

Hearts and Flowers – Part 3
Animation Trails
February 19, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Hearts and Flowers – Part 3

Here’s more orchids for remembrance, as we journey down the primrose path of the late 1940’s and early 50’s for more glimpses of Technicolor petals and exotic bouquets.

Hearts and Flowers – Part 2
Animation Trails
February 12, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Hearts and Flowers – Part 2

Only a few days left until Valentine’s Day. So gather ye rosebuds while ye may, from the dazzling bouquets of animated blooms from Hollywood’s Golden Era.

Hearts and Flowers – Part 1
Animation Trails
February 5, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Hearts and Flowers – Part 1

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it seems appropriate to celebrate the season with the start of a retrospective on the involvement of flowers as a central figure in the animated cartoon.

Animation Ski Trails – 4
Animation Trails
January 29, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Animation Ski Trails – 4

In a wrap-up to the subject of skiing – we’ve reached the foot of the mountain, and an early thaw is setting in. Our final run on the subject.

Animation Ski Trails – 3
Animation Trails
January 22, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Animation Ski Trails – 3

Many post-war cartoon notables would follow the ski trails through the twists and turns of the 1950’s. Here’s how they did it.

Animation Ski Trails – 2
Animation Trails
January 15, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Animation Ski Trails – 2

Again we ascend the peaks of Hollywood’s golden era for more frozen frolics with the champion winter athletes of Toontown, as they pursue the perilous pastime of skiing!

Animation Ski Trails – Part 1
Animation Trails
January 8, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Animation Ski Trails – Part 1

Put on your goggles, earmuffs, and bundle up warm for a bumpy ride over the ski mountains dreamed up by the movie moguls of Hollywood’s golden era of animation.