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Origins of American Animation

offers 21 animated films and 2 fragments, which span the years 1900 to 1921. The films include clay, puppet, and cut-out animation, as well as pen drawings. They point to a connection between newspaper comic strips and early animated films, as represented by Keeping Up With the Joneses, Krazy Kat, and The Katzenjammer Kids. (Library of Congress)

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[Men’s Styles] from Keeping Up with the Joneses (1915, Gaumont). Animator: Harry S. Palmer.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

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