It’s additionally attention-grabbing how some important facets of manufacturing, corresponding to timing actions to a predetermined beats, have largely fallen by the wayside. Generally, when up to date productions try to copy the Fleischer fashion, they really feel a bit “off,” and far of that has to do with how the animation is timed.
Satirically this doc outlived the Fleischer studio itself, which was taken over by Paramount Footage and renamed Well-known Studios in 1942. Not solely did Well-known proceed utilizing this information, so did different New York animation studios, in accordance with historian Mark Langer:
“… the Normal Manufacturing Reference later turned a information by which different animation corporations had been organized or by which they regularized manufacturing….. For at the very least thirty seven years after the demise of the Fleischer Studios, ‘The Bible’ was essentially the most generally used reference work inside New York animation studios.”