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I found this rare Walter Lantz Oswald cartoon with some animation by Tex Avery on David Germain's animation blog on his tribute to Avery's 100th birthday. It's basically a stage slide show/vaudeville revue that features a female singer who gets chased by the villain before the Lucky Rabbit saves her and gets her love. A couple of gags that may have been created by Avery include: Oswald asking a lady to take off her hat as it's blocking his view but getting even more blocked when her hair suddenly grows into a giant afro! Also, as the trapeze artist spins around on his swing, so too do the audiences' heads from top to bottom! That's all the inventive stuff I saw in this cartoon, still Towne Hall Follies is worth a look for any Avery fans out there.
Tex Avery's first known film (credited as lead animator, but some think
he may have directed too).
Funny send up of a night at a vaudeville show, full of Avery's trademark surreal images.
Best bits man asks woman to remover her hat so he can see, only to be lost behind her giant afro, an acrobat goes through the wall of the theater leaving a very Magritte like silhouette, a seemingly skinny performer has her corset burst, and balloons to huge proportions. A steam shovel comes out on stage to remove her and collapses in exhaustion.
The was available to see on YouTube.
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