Andrea/Duck Dodgers here. I friendly welcome every fan of animation at my blog. The goal is to support the love and rediscovery of Classic Theatrical Cartoons from the Golden Age of Animation, keeping meanwhile an eye on Golden Age "Funny Animals" Comics as well as on modern animated productions! Every SUPPRESSED ethnic caricature to be sometimes presented here is just for HISTORICAL and EDUCATIONAL purpose and NOT to offend anyone. Stay Tooned and Enjoy the place !

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

" Swing You Sinners "

Welcome here , folks !

First thing I want to do is to re-direct you to one of the most surreal cartoons ever made , a favorite of mine ( and I suppose of yours after you will have seen it ) : " Swing You Sinners " .

Way back in 1930 , the Fleischers ' answer to Disney was not trying to compete with the fairy tales adaptations or the cute characters ( that was Disney's own territory ) , but trying to do something really original with the animation medium , using hot jazz and imaginative gags as " traits d'union " between reality and fantasy .

These concepts were behind the creation of such unique masterpieces like " Swing You Sinners " ( the strangest and most bizzarre of them all ! ) , " Bimbo's Initiation , " Minnie The Moocher ".....This cartoon is also most notable because it stars the character of Bimbo , one of the very few characters of the Thirties which shows no resemblance to Mickey Mouse . I could write for hours analyzing this magnificent cartoon but.....

Stop talking now ! It's time to watch Classic Cartoons ! ( Feel free to post your comments about the short here , but first...go watch it ! )

Yours Truly ,

Duck Dodgers

Blog Founder and Administrator


Blogger Stephen Worth said...


Thanks for the plug in your blog! Would you please link to the page the movie is on rather than to the movie file itself?


9:47 pm

Blogger Duck Dodgers said...

Sure , Mr . Worth !

6:22 am

Anonymous Anonymous said...

looking for a cartoon that I used to watch when I was a kid. It was about some fat ladies that went to a sauna and got skinny. Can someone help me to find it

2:40 am


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