An UN-POLL: What's your SINGLE favorite Golden Age theatrical cartoon of all?

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Postby cartoonfan4ever » Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:02 pm

This is a really hard question. First I'll narrow it down to three.

Haredevil Hare
The Great Piggy Bank Robbery
Baby Bottleneck

OK. Now it's basically a toss-up.

I choose, Baby Bottleneck.

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Postby tristar » Sun Oct 09, 2011 5:15 pm

Scaredy Cat (Jones/1948) is, at the moment, my all time favourite theatrical short from the golden age. It's a shining example of the Jones unit at its best. The animation, colours, visual experimentation, music, and humour all click together blissfully.

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Postby lonesome-lenny » Sun Oct 09, 2011 6:25 pm

Swing You Sinners, from 1930. I can watch this cartoon again and again and get something new from it. It reaches levels of weirdness that the animated cartoon never quite equaled.
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Postby blue-peregrine » Sun Oct 09, 2011 7:07 pm

It's a no brainer for me. *Goes to point at my avatar*

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Postby Gasmask Ted » Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:11 pm

The more cartoons I watch, the more I realize I don't have a favorite one.

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Postby The "Chase" » Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:20 pm

Gasmask Ted wrote:The more cartoons I watch, the more I realize I don't have a favorite one.


Ditto.

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Postby AndrewGilmore » Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:56 am

SO difficult, but I'd say maybe "Who Killed Who?" Doesn't get much funnier than that. Close second would be "Bad Luck Blackie."

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Postby mulroz » Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:31 am

First one that came in my mind: Ub Iwerks - The Office Boy

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Postby L00nE2n » Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:32 am

I'm gonna go with Duck Amuck. I'm honestly surprised no one's said that one yet.
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Postby Scarlet Pumpernickel » Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:32 pm

I have a favorite, it's called "Too Many Of Them", it stars every possible character and it's a collective effort by every possible artist.
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