Director, Tex Avery, was born Frederick Bean Avery on Feb 26, 1908 in Taylor, TX. Avery died at the age of 72 on Aug 26, 1980 in Burbank, CA .
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Uncle Tom’s Bungalow (1937, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 10, 2014 From The Stop Button
Uncle Tom's Bungalow manages to be both appallingly racist and a little progressive. Director Avery turning the slave trader into the devil, poking a little fun at the angelic white girl, general mocking of Southern cultural all around…. But Bungalow just isn't a good cartoon. Ben Ha... Read full article
The Screwy Genius of : King-Size Canary (1947)on Sep 30, 2013 From True Classics
Today we present to you a brief look at the 1947 one-off cartoon short?King-Size Canary, an unrelenting bit of frenzied absurdity that?may very well be ’s masterpiece. King-Size Canary?takes all of the typical Avery hallmarks and elevates them to the next insane level. Everything in t... Read full article
The Screwy Genius of : A Double Dose of Droopyon Sep 29, 2013 From True Classics
“Hello, all you happy people. You know what? I’m the hero.” In the 1943 animated short Dumb-Hounded, debuted a new character, a laconic, quick-witted, slow-talking hound dog. Originally dubbed “Happy Hound” (though this is never explicitly mentioned onscreen),... Read full article
The Screwy Genius of : Red Hot Riding Hood (1943)on Sep 28, 2013 From True Classics
Photo credit: http://www.toonaday.co.uk The 1943 animated short Red Hot Riding Hood begins innocently enough: the insipid narration of an unseen storyteller introduces us to little Red, her sweet grandma, and the big, bad wolf who’s stalking her through the forest. But before the tale can get ... Read full article
The Screwy Genius of : Blitz Wolf (1942)on Sep 26, 2013 From True Classics
When moved from Warner Bros. to MGM in 1941, he announced his arrival with a timely parody that not only took on current world events, but also outright challenged the predominant Walt Disney model of animation.? Blitz Wolf, released on August 22, 1942, was not the first cartoon that Avery... Read full article
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[Someone in the peanut gallery gets up and starts walking. The detectives sees him and hits him with a baseball bat]
Santa Claus: That goes for you too, bub!
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