Tag Archives: Mighty Mouse

We, Robots! (Part 6): Tin-Types
Animation Trails
December 7, 2022 posted by Charles Gardner

We, Robots! (Part 6): Tin-Types

The advent of the 1960’s saw little change in the concept, powers, or design of robots – at least as far as the animated shorts were concerned.

Back to School (Part 8)
Animation Trails
November 10, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 8)

Two of today’s batch had the distinction of being nominated for an Academy Award, making today’s lesson of particular historic import to a study of the art.

Hit the Beach (Part 6)
Animation Trails
August 4, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Hit the Beach (Part 6)

In the late 1940s, with sea lanes clearing, attention seems to shift in the animation industry to the leisure voyage, and to destinations of palm-fringed shores.