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A scene of Dud and Maime from “Dud Leaves Home”

An early cartoon about running away from home.

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The Nuts and Bolts of Animation
Some of the earliest cartoons were made with flipbooks, which contained images in sequence, flipped by the viewer to simulate movement. You can make a "cartoon" like this yourself by using a pad of paper and drawing a stick figure "walking" across the bottom edge of the paper. How are modern cartoons made that we see on television and the movies?
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VIDEO CREDIT: Carlson, Wallace, animator and writer. "Dud Leaves Home," Bray Pictures Corp., 1919. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress.