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17/08/1908 The first animated cartoon is released

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Émile Cohl: Fantasmagorie (1908)

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FANTASMAGORIE 2008

Fantasmagorie is a 1908 French animated film by Émile Cohl. It is one of the earliest examples of traditional hand-drawn animation, and considered by film historians to be the first animated cartoon. The film, in all of its wild transformations, is a direct tribute to the by-then forgotten Incoherent movement.