- The Bear said, “But, I am a Bear.” The Foreman stopped laughing. He was very mad. “Don’t try to fool me,” he said. “You’re not a Bear. You’re a silly man who needs a shave and wears a fur coat. I’m going to take you to the General Manager.” (MEDIUM)
Based on the book by Norton Juster from 1963, this 1965 short film won the Academy Award for Animated Short Film. Created by classic animation artist Chuck Jones, the story was inspired by a the Victorian novella “Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions,” in which the protagonist visits a one-dimensional universe called Lineland, where women are dots and men are lines.
A simple line attempts to woo his true love, a dot, away from the unkempt squiggle she prefers. But he’ll have to learn to bend before she’ll notice him. (IMDB)