Category Archives: Animation Trails

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.

Countdown to 2020: Time Waits For No Toon
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December 11, 2019 posted by Charles Gardner

Countdown to 2020: Time Waits For No Toon

An overview of cartoons dealing with the fictional figures and more anthropomorphic timepieces that have helped us calculate countdowns to the New Year through many a generation – clocks, and Father Time.