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Flip’s Circus (1921) (4/10)

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Flip’s Circus (1921)

Flip’s Circus (1921)

Flip, the Irish-American stereotype from “Little Nemo,” attempts to tame a creature of the bizarre and somehow macabre ilk that McCay loved to illustrate.

I think it’s the dead eyes. But the film is an amusing enough short given much more weight by the horse/dog/hippo/alien creature and its surreal movement.

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Written by Gustav Michalon

Gustav Michalon is a contributing writer of Toons Mag. He writes about cartoons and cartoonists.

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