Four Insightful Articles From Animation History

By way of Sherm Cohen’s excellent blog, I learned of the truly fascinating Modern Mechanix blog. A site devoted to all those old magazines that said we would have flying cars and living on the moon by now. Anyway, Sherm has already posted a few articles on his blog but here are four more insightful articles from animation history.

View each article in their entirety by clicking on the images.

How the First Color Cartoons were Made

MOVIE CARTOONS Gain THIRD Dimension

The Fleischer 3-D backgrounds to be exact.

The Magic Worlds of Walt Disney

A massive (50 page) article in the National Geographic from 1963 that’s all about the man himself and the organization he built with his brother Roy. Quite literally a must-read.

Tron: Computer Technology Goes Hollywood

 

3 Comments on “Four Insightful Articles From Animation History

  1. Thanks for the note, Chas. My father subscribed to M.I. for years for the Tom McCahill car reviews.

    • Yes, I read up on it and it says his stuff was a major draw. I must start reading them myself. Motoring journalism has been sliding for a long time and reading the older stuff is always interesting.

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