The Early Bird and the Worm was one of the hardest to find of the Kinex films. It uses combined drawn animation with the stop motion, making this particular short even more unusual.
Category Archives: THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
After the Cut and Landing Accidents were produced for the Navy. These are especially hard to come by, leaving vintage prints from the era being the only copies available.
I run this short in my animation history class every year; Jerry runs it in his class at Cal Arts as well. One of the most unusual of the Gene Deitch Terrytoons – a time period of unusual Terrytoons.
Here are my usual favorite 4th of July cartoons, or films that have the flavor of American ideals sprinkled in them.
The preservation work on Ub Iwerks ComiColor cartoons continues. Here’s a little report on the state of the master film elements for the earliest films.