The Forties

{"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":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":1430,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nIn the late 40s, there was a bizarre and short-lived - but occasionally very funny - newspaper comic called 'Elmo'. Some person wrote a \u003ca href=\"http://www.tcj.com/the-enigma-of-cecil-jensen-part-one-the-road-to-elmo/\"\u003eweirdly detailed but extremely readable\u003c/a\u003e history of that comic.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-06-07T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-03T17:21:10.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-03T17:21:10.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comics\"\u003ecomics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\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_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e"}

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In the late 40s, there was a bizarre and short-lived - but occasionally very funny - newspaper comic called 'Elmo'. Some person wrote a weirdly detailed but extremely readable history of that comic.

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Puss-in-Boots - Henri-Léon Curmer

{"content":{"id":1316,"title":"Daily","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.interestingideas.com/ii/capra.htm\"\u003eAn article\u003c/a\u003e arguing that \"It's A Wonderful Life\" is \"relentlessly depressing\".\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-04-21T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-04-15T03:37:02.000Z","updated_at":"2020-04-15T03:37:29.000Z","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=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e"}

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An article arguing that "It's A Wonderful Life" is "relentlessly depressing".

{"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.

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Pattern For Conquest

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Spicy Detective, March 1940