Best Animation Movies of 1950
Jerry and the Lion
Jerry agrees to help an escaped circus lion, whose first need is food. But first they'll have to evade Tom, who heard the news bulletin and is armed with a shotgun.
It's Hummer Time
A cat chases a hummingbird and repeatedly stumbles onto the property of a sleepy bulldog, who punishes the cat for each interruption of his slumber.
Pluto's primitive wolf nature emerges and berates him for going soft. But their little hunting trip goes bad when Pluto encounters a rabbit and bear that give him some trouble.
Abstract Experiment in Kodachrome
This dazzling stop-motion animation provided Vorkapich with a forum to demonstrate complex perceptual theories related to the persistence of vision and phi phenomenon. The dance of objects and their movements before the camera lensâ€“somewhat similar to Oskar Fischingerâ€™s abstractionsâ€“illustrate many visual sensations playfully executed by Vorkapich.
Bugs confronts marsupials and aborigines in Australia's outback.
No. 7: Color Study
16 mm, color, silent, 5:25 or 15 min. "Optically printed Pythagoreanism in four movements supported on squares, circles, grillwork, and triangles with an interlude concerning an experiment."
Ginger Nutt's Forest Dragon
Forest animals attempt to show up squirrel Ginger Nutt's claims of bravery by creating an imaginary dragon.
The Littlest Angel
First and little-known film version of the classic story, an animated short by Coronet Films.
Crazy Over Daisy
It's the 1890's, and Donald is riding his penny-farthing bicycle to see Daisy when Chip 'n Dale make fun of him. It quickly escalates into a full-fledged war between Donald and the chipmunks.
Quiz-show contestant Porky is the one who's supposed to be penalized each time he misses a question, but host Daffy is the one who winds up getting safes and boulders dropped on him and deluged by torrents of water.