Best animated movie trivia of 1940

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Pinocchio picture

Trivia: Despite playing a very important role to the film, none of the vocal artists are credited.

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Fantasia picture

Trivia: When the film was released, critics and moviegoers had a difficult time appreciating it. Some say that the film was ahead of its time and too surreal for most people. It was not until the late 1960s that "Fantasia" received the respect and appreciation it deserved.

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A Wild Hare picture

Trivia: "A Wild Hare" is considered by many historians as the first "official" Bugs Bunny cartoon.

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Puss Gets the Boot picture

Trivia: The first Tom and Jerry cartoon. The duo were originally named "Jasper and Jinx" by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, though only Tom was identified on screen by his original name (Jasper). Hanna-Barbera would later use the name "Jinx" in their television creation "Pixie and Dixie", where their adversary was the cat, Mr Jinx.

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Trivia: Chuck Jones and Bob Clampett can be seen in the crowd rushing out from the studio during the lunch break.

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Elmer's Candid Camera picture

Trivia: The first appearance of Elmer Fudd in a Warner Brothers cartoon.

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