Shorts Week: Bad Day at Cat Rock

In the 1960’s the age of the animated theatrical short subjects was near its end. The classic shorts were becoming a staple of children’s television, but most studios were not producing new theatrical shorts. Over at MGM, however, they were continuing to produce films starring their two biggest cartoon stars...Tom and Jerry. In 1963 the... Continue Reading →

Tom Thumb in Trouble

When it comes to animated shorts, each of the studios that produced them has their own style. It’s easy to spot a Disney cartoon, the Fleischer Studios had their own crazy style, and then, of course, there was the Looney Tunes. I mean, they didn’t call them “Looney” for nuthin’, but today we’re going to... Continue Reading →

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