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Cartoon Roots: The Bray Studios Animation Pioneers

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Genres: Animation, Comedy
Starring: Koko the Clown, Krazy Kat, Farmer Al Falfa, Col. Heeza Liar, Judge Rummy
Director: J. R. Bray, Max Fleischer, Walter Lantz, Paul Terry, Earl Hurd
Plot Synopsis:

Disney may have "started with a Mouse"--but the first great cartoon studio started with a dachshund! Max Fleischer, Walter Lantz, and Paul Terry all launched their careers at the silent animation house of John Randolph Bray--and now you can meet the animated heroes who were born at Bray's barn: Koko the Clown, Col. Heeza Liar, Krazy Kat, and the sausage-gobbling sausage-dog of J. R.'s famous first film, THE ARTIST'S DREAM!

Films include:
THE ARTIST'S DREAM (Bray, 1913)
COL. HEEZA LIAR'S AFRICAN HUNT (Bray, 1914)
DIPLODOCUS (Bray, 1915)
FARMER ALFALFA SEES NEW YORK (Terry, 1916)
THE POLICE DOG ON THE WIRE (Carl Anderson, 1916)
BOBBY BUMPS' PUP GETS THE FLEA-ENZA (Earl Hurd, 1919)
Krazy Kat: THE BEST MOUSE LOSES (Vernon Stallings, 1920)
Jerry on the Job: TALE OF A WAG (1920)
Judge Rummy: A FITTING GIFT (1920)
Dinky Doodle: THE PIED PIPER (Lantz, 1924)
Pete the Pup: THE LUNCH HOUND (Lantz, 1927)
Koko the Clown: TANTALIZING FLY (Fleischer, 1919)
HOW ANIMATED CARTOONS ARE MADE (Wallace Carlson, 1919)
CHEMICAL INSPIRATION (1920)
THE POINT OF VIEW (ca. 1921)
Extras! Booklet, extensive mini-documentaries, archival galleries, and music by noted talents Robert Israel and Charlie Judkins

  • Release Details
    Release Date: July 28th, 2016
    Movie Release Year: 1913
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Thunderbean Animation