I have yet to see a thread focused on animation, which so happens to share it's golden age (1930's-1950's) with the Golden Era. What cartoons do you fellow loungers like? Any particular notes about the studios back then you'd like to mention? Have questions about how they made pictures come to life before computers? Want to see photographs of the cartoon masters in action? Then this is the place! I'll start off with a few photo's from different studios to get the ball rolling. Ward Kimball, one of Disney's Nine Old Men, animating Jimmeny Cricket around 1939. Jack Mercer, voice of Popeye (left) with then wife Margie Hines, voice of Olive Oyle making sound effects for The Fleischer Studio's first ever full length feature film "Gullivers Travels" 1939. Paul Terry of Terrytoons (second from left) observing some animation during a studio a studio tour 1939 Tex Avery (seated) with director Fred Quimby, drawing a frame for a Screwy Squirrel cartoon at MGM. Possibly working on the short "Lonesome Lenny" 1946. L-R Animator Robert McKimson, Mel Blanc (man of a 1000 voices), Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson and Tedd Pierce recording voices "The House That Jack Built" 1958 Canadian Animator Norman McLaren, known for animating directly on film. 1944. My old animation professor once told me he had the privilege of meeting the legend back in 1947. Animation pinoneer Windsor McCay. Best known for "Gertie the Dinosaur" 1914. Don't be shy now! Cartoons are for everyone! Let's animate this thread!