Saturday Night Comedy Video Open Thread
Tonight's theme: old-time cartoons, and a history of how they came about.
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The phone lines are open!
Our first entrant is an absolutely astounding classic from Max Fleischer circa 1934 embedded right.
And another from Fleischer that is supposedly the first Popeye (circa 1933):
Wow! Betty Boop's first animated appearance (1930):
Wow! This is the original "Felix the Cat" from 1919, although his name was Tom:
Four years later, Felix appears, but still in silence:
And with a voice in 1930:
This is the first animated feature to use synchronized sound (1926 by Max Fleischer):
Although this isn't Mickey Mouse's first animated appearance, it gets such credit because of its popularity (1928):
The first animated color feature was released by Disney in 1932:
The following year, Disney treated Americans to something really special:
Porky Pig Learns About Patriotism in "Old Glory" (from me, WTH)