Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Video: ELEMENTARY AND PYLON EIGHTS Directed by Gus Arriola

Gus Arriola is the cartoonist behind ELEMENTARY AND PYLON EIGHTS, a WWII training film. He had a few years of animation experience after high school; working at Screen Gems on the KRAZY KAT cartoons, and then three years at MGM working on the LONESOME STRANGER and TOM AND JERRY cartoons. He left to create his GORDO comic strip.

During the war, he directed training films for the United States Army Air Forces, and he kept up with his Sunday GORDO comics.

GORDO would run from 1941 to 1985.

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