Jerry Beck

  • Film

Win, lose or draw


The Academy's animation branch may have fewer features to consider, compared with numbers from previous years, but there's a much wider array of techniques on display. And, without a Pixar…



A grizzled old sailor smoking a corncob pipe, cussing under his breath with one eye permanently closed is hardly what anyone would imagine as the greatest superhero during the Depression era -- but…

Felix the Cat


Felix the Cat, created in 1919, became the first true animation superstar and the inkwell icon to beat during the silent era of motion pictures.

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