Best Animation Movies of 1912
How a Mosquito Operates
A hungry mosquito spots and follows a man on his way home. The mosquito slips into the room where the man is sleeping, and gets ready for a meal. His first attempts startle the man and wake him up, but the mosquito is very persistent.
Animated Doll and Toy Town Circus
An early experiment in bringing colour to animation sees a bubble-blowing doll, a toy circus and a stubborn donkey revelling in two-tone glory.
The Strong Arm Squad of the Future
The Strong Arm Squad of the Future originated within the early newsreel The Mutual Weekly and survives only as an undated fragment. "This grim little cartoon comments on the present by foretelling a future under gender-inverted militias—which take power thanks to the punch line: “VOTES FOR WOMEN.” —Scott Simmon