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How a Mosquito Operates (1912) (Winsor McCay and His Jersey Skeeters)

How a Mosquito Operates                                  (1912)
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comic strip Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend


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Winsor McCay - How a Mosquito Operates [1912]

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A hungry mosquito spots and follows a man on his way home. The mosquito slips into the room where the man is sleeping, and gets ready for a meal. His first attempts startle the man and wake him up, but the mosquito is very persistent.
Release date: 1 January 1912
Tags: Animation (5), Silent (4), 1910s (4), B&w (3), Short Film (2), Comedy (2), Usa (2), Short (1), 1912 (1), 6 Min. (1), Cartoon (1), Mosquito (1), Blood (1), Sleeping (1), Disturbed Sleep (1)
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"DIR: Winsor McCay SUMMARY: A large mosquito feeds persistently on a man as he tries to sleep. WHY IT'S HERE: Winsor McCay's follow-up to the popular 'Little Nemo' was based on another of his comic strips, 'Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend', an inventive strip in which different characters experienced vivid nightmares as a result of eating before bedtime. 'How a Mosquito Operates' retains '...Rarebit Fiend's nightmarish imagery as a giant mosquito sucks the blood of a troubled man trying to sleep."

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