Sunday, April 6, 2008

1934 Cartoon Wars

Video Find of the Day

Two cartoons depicting cartoon warfare. The first is a color cartoon introduced by a black and white Mickey Mouse who is a much bigger jerk than the 1950s Mickey I grew up with.

Color Cartoon From 1934

The second is an incredible Japanese cartoon from the same year. It looks like a Japanese rip-off of Felix the Cat taking part in a defense of an island (representing Japan) from an air force of flying Mickey Mouses, that turn out to easily popped. Clearly, even in 1934, Mickey Mouse was a symbol of US power.

オモチャ箱シリーズ第3話 絵本1936年 (1934)

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