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History of Animation

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History of Animation

Postby Charles » Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:04 am

Or more accurately, the history of animation in America, as most of the content deals with the US and not what was happening in other areas of the world.

Never the less, a well done video that explains many interesting and informative facts concerning how animation evolved and developed from about 1900 (that's 110 years ago) up to around 1970.

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Part 3


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Re: History of Animation

Postby EAllen » Fri Sep 03, 2010 9:43 pm

Every once in a while, we need these types of "refreshers", as the current generation seems to think sometimes that the history of animation began with The Simpsons and Family Guy!
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