This Land Is Mine from Nina Paley on Vimeo.
So very very timely......
Your Bonus Post for Sunday. Because Alex, Chuck and I love you all!
Unless he was smoking something else.....
Betty gets the better of two supernatural threats.
More on the second film here.
Not a single stereotype about African-Americans left unexplored!
Disney characters have touted much merch. But rarely has the studio designed a character expressly as a corporate spokesman. The exception is Fresh-Up Freddie
But what a godawful mess he was, all over the stereotype map.
In this non-embeddable commercial
Freddie is manic like Woody Woodpecker or Daffy Duck. Then he does a Maurice Chevalier imitation. There are real humans and teenybopper birds.
Still manic, but now he's also a "teenager" Fred Astaire.
Some kind of socialite William Powell/Richie Rich.
Texas oil baron.
Now he talks like Speedy Gonzalez, as a bullfighter.
And last but not least, Freddie has a sex change.
At the new nadir of USA-Russia relations, let us recall when things were even worse--and funnier!
I love the look and style of the artwork here.