|Bugs Bunny||Wile E. Coyoteand the Road Runner|
Walt Disney pioneered the art and lead the field of animation, gradually moving from short cartoons, to full length features, but the growing popularity of television in the late 1960s, helped the rise of the Looney Tunes animation stars. Although lacking the resources of the Disney animation studios, the Warner artists succeeded in creating witty, funny characters, which appealed not only to children, but also to grownups.
The organizers of this exhibition regret that permission was denied by the Disney Enterprises, Inc. to display the cels for Donald Duck and Dopey and by Apple Corps. Ltd., to display the cel for the Yellow Submarine production, which are part of the Library's Graphic Arts Collection.