1001 Animated Shorts You Must See - The Full List (1001 movies items)
"DIR: John Lasseter
SUMMARY: A standard lamp watches over its baby as it plays with a ball.
WHY IT'S HERE: It's still unbelievable to most animation fans that the weird and rather dull 'A Greek Tragedy' beat the groundbreaking first film from Pixar, 'Luxo Jr.' to the Oscar. You'll all know 'Luxo Jr.', so iconic is that little lamp since it became the Pixar logo. This is the short that set Pixar on the road to becoming, for a time, the most intelligent and consistent producer of animated films"