Join us for Friday Night Funnies, a specially curated screening of early and rare animated cartoon adaptations of famous early comic strip characters. All films date from the 1910s through the 1940s, and will be shown on real 16mm film, with a real projector. This is a unique opportunity to see generally unavailable and some previously ‘lost’ films.
Curated and presented by early animation historian, archivist, and preservationist, Tommy José Stathes.
Sampling of characters and cartoon series that will be shown:
- Various directors: Krazy Kat, The Katzenjammer Kids, Mutt & Jeff, Happy Hooligan, Jerry On the Job, Judge Rummy, The Little King, ‘Henry’
- Max Fleischer/Popeye and Superman
- Winsor McCay/Little Nemo & Dream of a Rarebit Fiend
- Paul Terry/Nancy