1926 : Remix

If you’re also a fan of silent-era animated cartoons, this news may also make you swoon: “Animated films from 1926 are now available for anyone to post, sample, or remix as they see fit.”

So many different styles and experiments – mixing stop motion, live action, diverse drawing styles…below from Max Fleischer (I believe from “It’s the Cats” but not certain).

“Alice Helps the Romance”, Disney – I love the style of the Alice series

I don’t know Charley Bowers, but I always show my animation students Charlie Chaplin + Buster Keaton, so am definitely going to research and add some to the mix. This screenshot from “Egged On”:

Lots of good inspiration … here’s to a year of more experimenting and animation fun.

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