Monthly Archives: January 2011

Cartoon of the Day: Daffy – The Commando

Daffy – The Commando 1943 Directed by Friz Freleng Available on: Looney Tunes Golden Collection Vol. 6 We’ve focused a lot on war-time shorts with a message this week, but there were still shorts that were purely for entertainment. “Daffy … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the Day: Reason and Emotion

Reason and Emotion 1943 Directed by Bill Roberts Available on: Walt Disney Treasures – On the Front Lines Today we take a look at a very unique film from Disney’s war effort, “Reason and Emotion.” At first the film seems … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the Day: The Thrifty Pig

The Thrifty Pig 1941 Directed by Ford Beebe Available on: Walt Disney Treasures – On the Front Lines We turn to the Walt Disney Studio today as we continue to look at animated films that were a part of the … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the Day: Censored

Censored 1944 Directed by Frank Tashlin Available on: Looney Tunes Golden Collection Vol. 4 Continuing with this week’s theme of World War II era animation, we must look at Warner Brothers’ big contribution to the war effort…Private Snafu. The character … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the Day: The Ducktators

The Ducktators 1942 Directed by Norm McCabe Available on: Looney Tunes Golden Collection Vol. 6 Many of the major animation studios got involved in promoting the war effort during World War II which created one of the most intriguing periods … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the Day: I Wanna Be a Lifeguard

I Wanna Be a Lifeguard 1936 Directed by Dave Fleischer Available on: Popeye the Sailor Volume 1 One of the most memorable Popeye shorts from my childhood was today’s cartoon, “I Wanna Be a Lifeguard.” It was probably due to … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the Day: Wackiki Wabbit

Wackiki Wabbit 1943 Directed by Chuck Jones Available on: Looney Tunes Golden Colllection Vol. 3 Chuck Jones was an animation director who was always pushing the envelope. He liked to experiment. “Wackiki Wabbit” is a perfect example of this. In … Continue reading

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