👓 Why cartoon characters wear gloves | Vox

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Those little gloves reveal the fascinating origins of animation.

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Chris Aldrich

I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal processing, theoretical mathematics, and big history. I'm also a talent manager-producer-publisher in the entertainment industry with expertise in representation, distribution, finance, production, content delivery, and new media.

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  1. I also recall Mackie Messer wearing white gloves with black lines in the Weimar German era film Threepenny Opera. While they may have been influenced by American culture, I would more likely suspect that they were wearing them for increased contrast on the film.

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