Category Archives: 1942-1946: Repercussions

The Babbitt Diary: Animating in Argentina – part 2

As previously posted, in the summer/fall of 1941, Walt Disney and a group of some of his most trusted staff went to South America as part of the U.S. government’s “Good Neighbor Program”… and just a few months later, Art … Continue reading

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The Babbitt Diary: Animating in Argentina – part 1

************* UPDATE: Click HERE for Part 2! ****************** Argentina’s first color animated short, Upa en Apuros, was created in 1942 by cartoonist Dante Quinterno, and starred his signature South American native character, Patoruzú.  Produced entirely in Argentina, it was a milestone for … Continue reading

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