Dreamy Dud in “He Resolves Not to Smoke”


Dreamy Dud was a character created by cartoonist and animator, Wally Carlson. While you might not have heard of him, he was popular in the early days of film, as was Mr. Carlson, who would create over 100 animated shorts over his career.

In this Dreamy Dud short, Dud tries smoking for the first time. Things do not go well once he does. Prepare to enjoy smoke demons and trips to a very small moon in this gem from 1915 that will have you exclaiming, “Here’s where I make Pittsburgh look like a million dollars worth of sunshine!”


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