A report on Animation and Warner Bros. Cartoons

Nr. 10 in the reworked second series of Stampfer's stroboscopic discs published by Trentsensky & Vieweg in 1833.
A projecting praxinoscope, from 1882, here shown superimposing an animated figure on a separately projected background scene
Leon Schlesinger Productions studio, (also nicknamed Termite Terrace) part of the Old Warner Brothers Studio, 1351 North Van Ness Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Fantasmagorie (1908) by Émile Cohl
Former Leon Schlesinger-Warner Bros. Cartoons studio, 2003
Italian-Argentine cartoonist Quirino Cristiani showing the cut and articulated figure of his satirical character El Peludo (based on President Yrigoyen) patented in 1916 for the realization of his films, including the world's first animated feature film El Apóstol.
An example of traditional animation, a horse animated by rotoscoping from Eadweard Muybridge's 19th-century photos.
A clay animation scene from a Finnish television commercial
A 2D animation of two circles joined by a chain
World of Color hydrotechnics at Disney California Adventure creates the illusion of motion using 1,200 fountains with high-definition projections on mist screens.

Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc. was the in-house animation division of Warner Bros. during the Golden Age of American animation.

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Several studios would introduce characters that would become very popular and would have long-lasting careers, including Walt Disney Productions' Goofy (1932) and Donald Duck (1934), Warner Bros. Cartoons' Looney Tunes characters like Porky Pig (1935), Daffy Duck (1937), Bugs Bunny (1938–1940), Tweety (1941–1942), Sylvester the Cat (1945), Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner (1949), Fleischer Studios/Paramount Cartoon Studios' Betty Boop (1930), Popeye (1933), Superman (1941) and Casper (1945), MGM cartoon studio's Tom and Jerry (1940) and Droopy, Walter Lantz Productions/Universal Studio Cartoons' Woody Woodpecker (1940), Terrytoons/20th Century Fox's Gandy Goose (1938), Dinky Duck (1939), Mighty Mouse (1942) and Heckle and Jeckle (1946) and United Artists' Pink Panther (1963).

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Nr. 10 in the reworked second series of Stampfer's stroboscopic discs published by Trentsensky & Vieweg in 1833.

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Looney Tunes opening title used in the 1947–1948 season

Looney Tunes

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Looney Tunes opening title used in the 1947–1948 season

Looney Tunes is an American animated comedy short film series produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969, concurrently with the related Merrie Melodies, during the golden age of American animation.

Schlesinger assumed full production from 1933 until selling his studio to Warner Bros. in 1944.

Geraldine Chaplin and Salah Zulfikar in Nefertiti and Akhenaten, a short film released in 1973.

Short film

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Any motion picture that is short enough in running time not to be considered a feature film.

Any motion picture that is short enough in running time not to be considered a feature film.

Geraldine Chaplin and Salah Zulfikar in Nefertiti and Akhenaten, a short film released in 1973.
William Garwood starred in numerous short films, many of which were 20 minutes in length
Paulie, a short film released in 2012.

Animated cartoons came principally as short subjects.

Later shorts include George O'Hanlon's Joe McDoakes movies, and the animated work of studios such as Walt Disney Productions and Warner Bros. Cartoons.

Bugs Bunny

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Bugs' preliminary debut (as "Happy Rabbit") in Porky's Hare Hunt (1938).
Bugs' first appearance in A Wild Hare (1940).
Evolution of Bugs' design over the years.
Bugs as he appears in The Looney Tunes Show Season 2.
Mel Blanc was the original voice of Bugs and voiced the character for nearly five decades.
Bugs' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Statue evoking Bugs Bunny at Butterfly Park Bangladesh.

Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character created in the late 1930s by Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros. Cartoons) and voiced originally by Mel Blanc.

Title card used 1946–1954

Tom and Jerry

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Title card used 1946–1954
Frame from the short The Truce Hurts. The characters in this shot have turned into black stereotypes after a passing car splashed mud on their faces. Scenes such as this are frequently highly edited or cut from modern broadcasts of Tom and Jerry.
Mammy Two Shoes in a scene from the Tom and Jerry short Saturday Evening Puss, in which her full face was shown for the first time.

Tom and Jerry is an American animated media franchise and series of comedy short films created in 1940 by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.

After the last of the Deitch cartoons were released, Chuck Jones, who had been fired from his 30-plus year tenure at Warner Bros. Cartoons, started his own animation studio, Sib Tower 12 Productions (later renamed MGM Animation/Visual Arts), with partner Les Goldman.

Hanna-Barbera

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The former Hanna-Barbera building at 3400 Cahuenga Boulevard West in Hollywood, seen in a 2007 photograph: The small yellow structure (lower right) was originally the "guard shack" for the property entrance to the east of the building.
Sherman Oaks Galleria in 2002. The building where Hanna-Barbera and Warner Bros. Animation were located from 1998 to 2001 is visible on the right.
Logo used on Warner Bros.-branded HB material since 2001

Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. was an American animation studio and production company that produced animated and live-action programming until 2001.

Beginning to expand rapidly following its initial success, several animation industry alumni – in particular former Warner Bros. Cartoons storymen Michael Maltese and Warren Foster, became new head writers and joined the staff at this time, along with Joe Ruby and Ken Spears as film editors and Iwao Takamoto as character designer.

Walter Lantz Productions

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Walter Lantz Productions was an American animation studio.

Lantz's animated shorts (dubbed "Cartunes") were considered superior to Terrytoons, Screen Gems, and Famous Studios, but they never gained the artistic acclaim of Walt Disney Productions, Warner Bros. Cartoons, MGM Cartoons, Fleischer Studios or UPA.