Paul Fields (johnny_raiden@hotmail.com)
Fri, 15 Oct 1999 12:50:51 EDT


> >The old Warner Brothers, MGM, and Disney (among others) shorts were
>mostly
> >produced in the 30s, 40s, and 50s, for theaterical distribution with a
> >feature film, a practice which has sadly died out. These often had
>budgets
> >for a six minute short which would be comparable to the budget for a
>thirty
> >minute episode of an animated series in the US today. In addition, a new
> >technique was pionerrored in the late 50s and early 60s called limited
> >animation.
>
><snips>
>
> Oh... "Limited Animation" huh? So that's why the
> characters in He-Man kinda look funny when they're
> running? ^^;

Not so uniquely American either... Sunrise used
Limited Animation in Zeta Gundam all the time. I
also hope all you fiends out there remember the
two times Gato swooped up behind a Fed cruiser in
0083 witht he Nue Zeil, and took it out with the
exact same attack (I.E. Same Footage)

Paul

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