This animation style was hugely influential in the ’60s. Art directed by Gene Dietch. Via the D&Q blog.

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  1. Damn, that one takes me back. I don’t think I’ve ever seen it in color before–we didn’t get a color TV until the summer of 1973.


  2. I grew up watching that short every holiday season. Even today, it brings a tear to my eye–it is by far the best holiday short ever made.