Letters, Jan. 10, 1938

McCay Before Disney


In your article in TIME issue of Dec. 27 regarding the accomplishments of Walt Disney, the author has failed to give credit to the man who is the father of animated cartoons and who created them almost 30 years ago at which time Mr. Disney was probably running around in rompers.

I refer to Mr. Winsor McCay who died about three years ago.

Mr. McCay was an artist in every sense of the word and his cartoons of "Little Nemo" and "Dreams of a Rarebit Fiend" that appeared in Sunday newspaper...

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