Monday, October 04, 2021

An Unusual Palette

Saturday morning's cartoons this past weekend included one I had not seen before. 1935's The Calico Dragon was the first MGM cartoon to get an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Short Film (a category that was pretty much owned by Walt Disney all through the Thirties.)

One thing that caught my eye was the color palette, which used the 2-color Technicolor process.

The result is a cyan- and magenta-heavy palette that gave me flashbacks to playing PC games in CGA...