Thursday, February 22, 2007

5 years ago today

Last year at this time, I commemorated the 4th year of Chuck Jones' passing. Well, February 22, 2007 now marks the 5th year and I feel obliged to commemorate that.

Yes, I know this post won't bring him back (sadly). And, like the saying goes, "don't think about how he died but rather how he lived." That is some very sound advice. So, to help celebrate how he lived, let's enjoy something he did best, help raise Hollywood animation to a devine artform (only to have it raped and plundered by big business). Here's one of his more underreated gems: Much Ado About Nutting (c. 1953)

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