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Winsor McCay's 'The Flying House' - 1921 E-mail
Written by Charles   
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 21:36

Many years before Pixar featured a similar theme  in "Up" the great Winsor McCay, perhaps the greatest animator who ever lived, was having fun portraying pretty much the same thing in 1921 with his incredible film "The Flying House".

I've never seen this work of his before until a chance viewing on YouTube today and decided to only today buying generic cialis share it with the buy prednisone uk AN community. It's a remarkable achievement even in our own time. The level of craftsmanship involved especially considering where animation was at technically 91 years ago makes this an even more astonishing artistic accomplishment.

Thanks to a Kickstarter campaign initiated by Bill Plympton last year McCay's masterpiece has been restored and is now available for all to see, experience, ponder and enjoy... in color and with voices! You can buy the DVD through Mr. Plympton's site at this link. Meanwhile take a look at what Winsor McCay was doing at a time when the art of animation was still a toddler in diapers...

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