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Monday, November 2, 2009

Canemaker on McCay at OSU

John Canemaker: The Art and Life of Winsor McCay

Tue, Nov 3, 2009  |  7:00PM
Film/Video Theater


$5 members
$7 general public
$5 students
$5 senior citizens

Acclaimed filmmaker and animation historian John Canemaker returns for a special presentation on pioneering cartoonist and animator Winsor McCay.

McCay is best known for his groundbreaking comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland and animation milestones Little Nemo (1911) and Gertie the Dinosaur (1914). Canemaker's lecture will be punctuated by film clips and cartoon images and will provide insight into one of the most important popular artists of the 20th century. The lecture is in conjunction with the exhibition Winsor McCay: Legendary Cartoonist at the Cartoon Library & Museum through December 31.

Cosponsored by the Ohio State Cartoon Library & Museum.

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