Animation Show of Shows

Wednesday, April 18th 2018

First stop on our April Staycation, this amazing film presentation at Coolidge Corner Theatre:  Animation Show of Shows.

The 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows Trailer [1:30]:


Just the theatre was extraordinary, not to mention the featured pieces.

2018-04-18 10.04.14

Producer and curator, Ron Diamond

Among all the fascinations this is one some may remember from their classrooms in the mid-60’s, when The Hangman was shown to students to raise awareness in response to McCarthyism.

The Hangman (1964) [Animation] [10:47]:


More info here:

And frankly here are seven of the 16 we saw today:


What a privilege.

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1 Response to Animation Show of Shows

  1. Bubble Wow says:

    Zowie! I really liked the fantasy cartoons Gavin was drawing Tuesday.

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