Tag Archives: Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

Where There’s Smoke (Part 1)
Animation Trails
July 20, 2022 posted by Charles Gardner

Where There’s Smoke (Part 1)

It’s supposed to be prohibited speech to yell “Fire!” in a crowded theater. So we’ll stay within the law, opening this new series by yelling “Theater!” at a crowded fire.

Back to School (Part 3)
Animation Trails
October 6, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 3)

Wipe that haze out of your eyes, grab your books, and skedaddle to class, as today’s lecture covers a good cross-section of studios, and some education for several animated superstars.

Back to School (Part 2)
Animation Trails
September 29, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 2)

Welcome back to lecture number two in our introductory-level course on ‘30’s Toon Education 101′. Last week got us past orientation, and this week we knuckle down for more serious study,

Back to School (Part 1)
Animation Trails
September 22, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 1)

Like it or not, the nation faces a return, after a long hiatus, to a tradition as old as the hills – face to face, classroom education.

Hit the Beach (Part 2)
Animation Trails
July 7, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Hit the Beach (Part 2)

As one of literature’s most famous beach dwellers was Daniel Defoe’s “Robinson Crusoe”, Hollywood animators had a field day adapting his exploits in cartoons.

Summer Book Reviews
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September 4, 2017 posted by

Summer Book Reviews

Labor Day weekend is a perfect time to read a book or two. Here’s my latest round-up of books I read this summer – and I think you’ll want to get a few of these.