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The Fleischer Brothers: Animation Innovators
July 27 to August 3

The Fleischer Brothers: Animation Innovators


With Molly Cate, Humanitarian Educator

Discover animation innovations from 100 years ago are still being used today. Starting in 1921, the Fleischer brothers brought to animation Betty Boop, Popeye, the first talkie, and gorgeous Superman featurettes. They invented 3-D animation, follow the bouncing ball, and the groundbreaking rotoscope. Now it’s called motion capture, and is used by every special effects department in the world.

Tues., July 27 & Aug. 3 • 10 a.m.-noon


$25 • Class #: 31187

Video will be available for this class.

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Molly Cate

Rev. Molly Cate

Rev. Molly Cate is a humanitarian educator passionate about history, science, and bridging the barriers between people holding clashing belief systems. She is the spiritual leader and often soloist for Unity of the Redwoods in Eureka, California. She has a master’s degree in consciousness studies from Holmes Institute in Santa Rosa, one in sociology from the University of California, Davis, and several certificates in cross-cultural competence.