Fleischer Retrospective – Part 3

During the Golden Age, every cartoon studio was trying to find their own star. At the time, animated characters were considered actual actors themselves: Mickey Mouse was seen as the animated equivalent of stars like Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, and every other studio was trying to surpass him in popularity. The Fleischer Studios were … Continue reading Fleischer Retrospective – Part 3

Fleischer Retrospective – Part 2

The end of the silent era brought a notable amount of changes at the Fleischer’s studios. The Out of the Inkwell series was closed, and KoKo temporarely retired. Instead, a new series took its place, the Talkartoons, started as a series of one-shots, but later transformed into a vehicle to promote the studio’s new stars, … Continue reading Fleischer Retrospective – Part 2