A tranquil forest and all of its residents must face the destruction of man. A squirrel, born and raised in the forrest, fights to defend his home and faces trials and adversities along the... See full summary »
A series of short animated segments, explore major characters of modern society, such as the plastic surgeon, the fashion-obsessed woman, the rumor-monger, and others, leading to a concluding comment on the progress of civilization.
An old-fashioned lonesome cowboy while passing through the flat and barren desert, much to his surprise, spots a damsel in distress tied in thick ropes to a railroad track calling for help. As the furious locomotive approaches, without delay, the selfless hero dashes to her rescue, nevertheless, an indefatigable and utterly unpredictable adversary blocks his efforts: the film's poor physical condition. Is there a way out from this celluloid horror?Written by
This is a real gem of a cartoon that doesn't deserve the obscurity under which it seems to have fallen. Nominally, it's supposed to be a silent animated Western melodrama. However, the real premise is that the film is a very old, very battered print that's full of scratches, breaks, bad splices, etc., which keep interfering with the hero, heroine, and villain in wildly surreal ways. The gags are excellent and there's something vaguely metaphysical in the way the physical medium of the film affects the story. Definitely one of my all-time favorites...
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