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Uncle Wiggly vs. DONNIE DARKO Rabbit



Equally creepy? The earlier guy the inspiration for the later one?

Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Dec 20, 2015 | Comments (7)
Category: Animals, Anthropomorphism, Games, Movies, 2000's, 1920's, Fictional Monsters

Elmer Saves Christmas


Elmer research here and here.

Full story here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Dec 19, 2015 | Comments (3)
Category: Animals, Anthropomorphism, Fey, Twee, Whimsical, Naive and Sadsack, Holidays, 1950's

Captain Tick-Mouse



Original images here.

I am not sure having a rat-like figure as your patriotic icon is the best choice of imagery.

Here is a little background on the character, from this source.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Dec 01, 2015 | Comments (6)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Politics, Propaganda, Thought Control and Brainwashing, War, 1910's

3 + 1

3+1 from Soline FAUCONNIER on Vimeo.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Nov 07, 2015 | Comments (1)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Domestic, Appliances, Stop-motion Animation, Europe

Biisuke Ball’s Big Adventure

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Oct 31, 2015 | Comments (5)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Rube Goldberg Devices, Asia

At Home with Mrs. Hen

At Home with Mrs. Hen by Tali, National Film Board of Canada

Illustrates the sad reality of single-parent families. Expect to see this shocking video feature in the 2016 Presidential campaign.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Aug 19, 2015 | Comments (12)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Family, Cartoons

Cheerios Kid and Cheerios Sue

From the days when a commercial could hold an entire narrative arc in thirty or sixty seconds. Apparently the Kid and Sue were thrill-seekers who could not resist dangerous environments.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Aug 14, 2015 | Comments (2)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Daredevils, Stuntpeople and Thrillseekers, Food, Advertising, 1960's

Elektro the Robot

No need to worry about the Singularity with Elektro.

Wikipedia entry.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Apr 23, 2015 | Comments (2)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Fairs, Amusement Parks, and Resorts, Puppets and Automatons, 1930's

Balloon Land

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Apr 19, 2015 | Comments (3)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Death, Surrealism, Cartoons, 1930's, Fictional Monsters
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