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{"content":{"id":1471,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nThe studio that did Betty Boop also did the first superhero cartoon, and invented a few of the most famous things about Superman. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LEfzup0aNs\"\u003eThis one\u003c/a\u003e is from before they decided he could fly, and you'll notice it's much less boring than Superman normally is.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-06-24T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-18T20:40:13.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-18T20:40:13.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoon\"\u003ecartoon\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

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The studio that did Betty Boop also did the first superhero cartoon, and invented a few of the most famous things about Superman. This one is from before they decided he could fly, and you'll notice it's much less boring than Superman normally is.

{"content":{"id":1436,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNISbOPWUWo\"\u003eCaroline Leaf's adaptation of 'The Street' by Mordecai Richler\u003c/a\u003e. I wonder if younger Canadians are exposed to all this high-quality Canadian animation. Do they even know that it was once a thing? The tradition seemed to completely die out around the year 2000, as far as I can tell.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-06-16T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-06T17:19:25.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-10T23:36:16.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_seventies\"\u003ethe_seventies\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Caroline Leaf's adaptation of 'The Street' by Mordecai Richler. I wonder if younger Canadians are exposed to all this high-quality Canadian animation. Do they even know that it was once a thing? The tradition seemed to completely die out around the year 2000, as far as I can tell.

{"content":{"id":1457,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYR8wSmbk9w\"\u003eThe very first Tweety Bird cartoon\u003c/a\u003e is one of the better Warner Brother shorts.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-06-15T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-10T18:01:57.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-15T23:28:57.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animal\"\u003eanimal\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

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The very first Tweety Bird cartoon is one of the better Warner Brother shorts.

{"content":{"id":1410,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nOne thing this blog needs more of is definitely soviet-era Estonian art films. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dK69-MMiT34\"\u003eFirebird\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-05-27T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-05-21T18:32:23.000Z","updated_at":"2020-05-29T17:54:35.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=estonia\"\u003eestonia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e"}

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One thing this blog needs more of is definitely soviet-era Estonian art films. Firebird.

{"content":{"id":1389,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://vimeo.com/305366684\"\u003eThis\u003c/a\u003e is a very well-animated, nice short about cats.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-05-20T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-05-15T01:49:29.000Z","updated_at":"2020-05-20T15:50:07.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cats\"\u003ecats\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e"}

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This is a very well-animated, nice short about cats.

{"content":{"id":1361,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nAnimation short based on Australian Aboriginal mythology: \u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/when_the_stars_came_dreaming\"\u003eWhen the Stars Came Dreaming\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-05-06T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-05-01T04:24:47.000Z","updated_at":"2020-05-01T04:24:47.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=australia\"\u003eaustralia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Animation short based on Australian Aboriginal mythology: When the Stars Came Dreaming

{"content":{"id":1341,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/horse\"\u003eHorse\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-05-01T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-04-25T16:04:40.000Z","updated_at":"2020-04-25T16:04:40.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1304,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pX9O4xDW0Kc\"\u003eKoko's Earth Control\u003c/a\u003e, one of the good early Fleischer shorts.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-04-14T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-04-09T03:47:15.000Z","updated_at":"2020-04-09T03:47:15.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Koko's Earth Control, one of the good early Fleischer shorts.

{"content":{"id":1280,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nMy favourite Looney Toons short? Probably the one where \u003ca href=\"https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6ugice\"\u003eBugs Bunny cries as he digs his own grave\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-04-07T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-04-02T03:16:42.000Z","updated_at":"2020-04-02T03:16:42.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

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My favourite Looney Toons short? Probably the one where Bugs Bunny cries as he digs his own grave.

{"content":{"id":1276,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nMadcatlady is still \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/-wcirytz9xs\"\u003efighting the good fight\u003c/a\u003e for us all.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-04-05T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-03-30T20:41:37.000Z","updated_at":"2020-03-30T20:41:37.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=videos\"\u003evideos\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fantasy\"\u003efantasy\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Madcatlady is still fighting the good fight for us all.

{"content":{"id":1273,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsWU-nksQWA\"\u003eCrac\u003c/a\u003e, one of the great animated shorts of all time. Canada's 'Hundred Years Of Solitude'. I hope you like crying.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-04-03T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-03-29T02:02:58.000Z","updated_at":"2020-03-29T02:02:58.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=france\"\u003efrance\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=woodworking\"\u003ewoodworking\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Crac, one of the great animated shorts of all time. Canada's 'Hundred Years Of Solitude'. I hope you like crying.

{"content":{"id":1260,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nA cartoon short Mel Brooks did in 1963 might just be his masterpiece: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PramR5oxn50\"\u003eThe Critic\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-03-30T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-03-25T03:44:26.000Z","updated_at":"2020-03-25T03:44:26.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sixties\"\u003ethe_sixties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e"}

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A cartoon short Mel Brooks did in 1963 might just be his masterpiece: The Critic

{"content":{"id":1252,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nHey. Did you ever want to watch a Terry Toon? \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKqKotymi6g\"\u003eFLEEBUS\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-03-27T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-03-20T22:12:06.000Z","updated_at":"2020-03-20T22:12:06.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Hey. Did you ever want to watch a Terry Toon? FLEEBUS

{"content":{"id":1246,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3e8x38\"\u003eOne of the more beautiful and unusual Warner Brothers cartoons\u003c/a\u003e, whose art director seems to have no other credits, inspired by a movie I'd never heard of.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-03-26T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-03-19T19:13:54.000Z","updated_at":"2020-03-19T19:14:26.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_thirties\"\u003ethe_thirties\u003c/a\u003e"}

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One of the more beautiful and unusual Warner Brothers cartoons, whose art director seems to have no other credits, inspired by a movie I'd never heard of.

{"content":{"id":1245,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nMore friggin Estonian mythology!! Estonia's national epic is the Kavelipoeg, which is about an anti-hero who causes more problems than he solves because of his impulsiveness and tendency towards violence. Someone made \u003ca href=\"https://vimeo.com/2935050\"\u003ea wacky, tongue-in-cheek short summarizing the Kavelipoeg as a children's story\u003c/a\u003e. The sound design is as excellent as the the short itself is ridiculous. The last minute or so is definitely worth watching.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-03-25T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-03-19T18:25:29.000Z","updated_at":"2020-03-19T18:39:39.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=estonia\"\u003eestonia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e"}

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More friggin Estonian mythology!! Estonia's national epic is the Kavelipoeg, which is about an anti-hero who causes more problems than he solves because of his impulsiveness and tendency towards violence. Someone made a wacky, tongue-in-cheek short summarizing the Kavelipoeg as a children's story. The sound design is as excellent as the the short itself is ridiculous. The last minute or so is definitely worth watching.

{"content":{"id":1236,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nTex Avery, who created Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, etc., etc, did a lot of his best work after leaving Warner Brothers. \u003ca href=\"https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4ndu13\"\u003eSeñor Droopy\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-03-20T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-03-14T21:21:24.000Z","updated_at":"2020-03-14T21:21:45.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Tex Avery, who created Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, etc., etc, did a lot of his best work after leaving Warner Brothers. Señor Droopy.