1939 in animation
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This is a list of events related to film and television animation of 1939.
- The last Betty Boop film, Yip Yip Yippy, was released on August 11 (though she does not appear in the cartoon)
- French illustrator, comic book artist and animator Benjamin Rabier
- Swedish animator Victor Bergdahl, creator of the animated character Captain Grogg
- Swinging the Lambeth Walk, directed by Len Lye
- January 27: My Friend the Monkey
- March 31: So Does an Automobile
- April 22: Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur
- May 12: Musical Mountaineers
- June 9: The Scared Crows
- June 10: The Bear That Couldn't Sleep, debut appearance of Barney Bear.
- July 7: Rhythm on the Reservation, last theatrical Betty Boop cartoon.
- July 21: The Pointer, a short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and featuring Mickey Mouse and Pluto, is released in theaters by RKO Radio Pictures
- August 11: Yip Yip Yippy
- September 9: Life Begins for Andy Panda, produced by Walter Lantz and released by Universal Pictures, marking the film debut of the cartoon character Andy Panda
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