As part of the Tallgrass Film Festival, a collection of aviation short films titled, “Tailspin: Aviation in Animation” will air at Exploration Place this Saturday Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. Tickets are available on the Tallgrass Film Festival website.
“Tailspin: Aviation in Animation” highlights the influence the uprising aviation industry had on the golden age of Hollywood’s finest animators, including Walt Disney, Max Fleischer, Chuck Jones, Walter Lantz, Ub Iwerks and Amadee Van Bueren. Featuring some of the biggest names of the animated screen such as Bugs Bunny, Betty Boop, Donald Duck, Popeye and many more! Appropriate for all ages.
Falling Hare starring Bugs Bunny, d. Robert Clampett, 1943
Ace in Falling Hare starring Woody Woodpecker, d. Alex Lovy, 1942
I Never Changes My Altitude starring Popeye the Sailor, d. Dave Fleischer, 1937
World Flight starring Cubby Bear, d. Hugh Harmon and Rudolf Ising, 1933
Dancing on the Moon A Max Fleischer Color Classic, d. Dave Fleischer, 1936
Planet Patrol, d. Frank Goulding, 1963
A Language of My Own starring Betty Boop, d. Dave Fleischer, 1935
Hare Devil Hare starring Bugs Bunny, d. Chuck Jones, 1948
Home Defense starring Donald Duck, d. Jack King, 1943
The Air Race starring Willie Whopper, d. Ub Iwerks, 1933
The Mechanical Monsters starring Superman, Lois Lane, d. Dave Fleischer, 1941