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Welcome to Thad Komorowski and Bob Jaques' podcast examining the best classic cartoons ever made, and just why they are the best classic cartoons ever made! 

Historical overviews, scene-by-scene analysis and highlights from classic shorts, intricate breakdowns from an animator’s perspective, occasional animator and historian guests… all you could ever want to know about ancient cartoons in this modern age, from two gents who’ve done the research and are just bursting to share that knowledge with our listenership.

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Jul 6, 2020

Our second installment of Animation ID! We give an overview of Emery Hawkins, the Grand Wanderer of classic animation! This guy came up with not just the ultimate Woody Woodpecker, the immortal Marky Maypo, and the nauseating Greedy, but breathed life into characters at just about every studio: Lantz, Columbia, MGM, Disney, and WB, where he rounded out the '40s on the cartooniest cartoons directed by Art Davis. Join in as Bob and Thad discuss what made Mr. Hawkins so special.

Cartoons discussed: 

Columbia: Let's Ring Doorbells, Woodman Spare That Tree
MGM: Honduras' Hurricane
Disney: Fire Chief, A Gentleman's Gentleman, Donald's Dilemma, Donald's Dream Voice
Lantz: Ration Bored, Barber of Seville, The Beach Nut, Woody Dines Out, The Dippy Diplomat, The Loose Nut, The Poet and Peasant, Who's Cookin' Who?, Bathing Buddies, The Reckless Driver, Fair Weather Fiends
WB: Doggone Cats, Two Gophers from Texas, What Makes Daffy Duck, A Hick, A Slick, and a Chick, Dough Ray Me-Ow, The Stupor Salesman, Holiday for Drumsticks, Bowery Bugs, Bye Bye Bluebeard, Strife with Father, The Leghorn Blows at Midnight, Hillbilly Hare, What's Up Doc?, All Abi-r-r-r-d, Rabbit of Seville, Early to Bet, French Rarebit