1) A "Cartoon Fridays" Curriculum Proposal Part I : American Art History & Drawing :


    Introduction: After Winsor McCays's artistic and commercial success with Gertie the Dinosaur, Max and Dave Fleischer started Famous Studios just after the end of World War I in 1919. The Famous Fleischer Studios, Inc. is the American corporation which originated as an animation studio located at 1600 Broadway, New York City, New York.
简介:格蒂恐龙后南联McCays的艺术性与商业性的成功,最大的和戴夫弗莱舍开始著名的工作室刚刚于1919年第一次世界大战结束后。弗莱舍工作室著名的公司是美国公司, 起源于1600百老汇,纽约市,纽约州的动画工作室位于

Max Fleischer and Dave Fleischer moved the company from to Miami, Florida in 1928 until being bought out by parent company Paramount Pictures in January 1942. In its prime, it was the most significant competitor to Walt Disney Productions, and is notable for bringing to the screen cartoons featuring Koko the Clown, Betty Boop, Popeye the Sailor, and the first animated version of Superman.
马克斯弗莱舍和戴夫弗莱舍移动公司在1928年从美国佛罗里达州迈阿密,直到母公司派拉蒙电影公司买下了1942年1月。在全盛时期,它是最重要的竞争对手,沃尔特迪斯尼制片公司, 值得注意的是把屏幕漫画科科小丑,贝蒂,大力水手,和第一部动画版超人。

    Instruction:教导 Start with Koko the Clown in "Out of the Inkwell". Then follow with Betty Boop before watching Felix. Felix was the first national and internationally recognized cartoon character. Then move on to other characters that reflect the American History of the time or the direction of your class. See suggestions below directly by the character.
   

Part I : (1911 - 1939) Origins: From New York to Florida

   Part II : (1939 - 1945) World War II

   Part III : (1945 - 1989) The Cold War

   Part IV : (1990 - 2010) The Internet


    Note to Teacher: Present these along the time line of a 20th Century History Class or just jump around=)




Part I. MAX and DAVE FLEISCHER: FAMOUS FLEISCHER STUDIOS : FELIX, BOSKO, BETTY, POPEYE, CASPER : From NYC to MIA

KO-KO the Clown.......................................


Felix the Cat 1919.........................................


Bosko and Friends 1929..........................


Betty Boop 1932....................................


Popeye (1919)1932.............................................



Casper 1939 to 1945....................................



Superman 1941....................................




Transition from Fleischer to Famous: The Fleischers produced eight cartoons in the Superman series before Paramount took over the Fleischer Studios facility in Miami and ousted Max and Dave Fleischer. By the end of 1941, the brothers were no longer able to cooperate with each other, and the studio's co-owner Dave Fleischer had left Florida for California, where he would eventually become the new head of Columbia Pictures' Screen Gems studio.




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