Tuesday, February 05, 2008

The Lost Columbia Cartoons - Dreams on Ice

This 1939 cartoon, directed by Sid Marcus, is apparantly non-existant in the Columbia archives, but does survive in the collectors'/traders' circuits as a 16mm B&W print. This is one of a handful of "Sparky" cartoons, where he attempts to do ice-skating by flooding his bedroom with water and opening his window to let the freezing wind through.

IMHO it's a drab, Disney-esque cartoon, but nevertheless, here's the complete short for you to enjoy:

Available to view for 1 month.

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