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Gulliver's Travels (1939)

Director: Dave Fleischer
Actors: Jessica Dragonette, Lanny Ross, Pinto Colvig
Runtime: 76 min.

After a shipwreck, Gulliver washes up on the island of Lilliput where he is a giant. He finds himself caught up in a war that began with a dispute over which national anthem would be played at a marriage between the children of the rulers of the warring nations.

Trivia: Gulliver's Travels was nominated for two Oscars: Best Original Song and Best Original Score, but lost out on both to The Wizard of Oz. It was the second American animated feature film ever produced. Director Dave Fleischer is known for is work on the Superman cartoons. Along with his brother, he produced the first sound cartoon.