Some time ago I posted a link to the last WB cartoon, “Injun Trouble”. (That link’s dead, now, so don’t bother.) Matthew Hunter at Misce-Looney-Ous has posted it with a commentary… here it is:
What I wanted to say about this cartoon is that I don’t think it’s nearly as good as many animation people (whom I respect) think it is. But I guess my problem is, I never did “get” the kind of cartoon that’s just a bunch of unrelated gags, like many of the early toons did. I prefer a plot with a beginning, middle, and end, which is typically why I prefer the 1948-64 cartoons. They tend to have a story, instead of just being a lot of “blackout” gags.
(I also think Bob Clampett is overrated. Flame away.)