I’ve got one! But you’re going to have to be quick.
Right now, press play on the soundtrack here:
While that’s playing, drag the sound down to zero on this clip—from Prince Achmed, made (impossibly) in 1927 and
thought to be the first one of the first animated films:
Hit play on the Prince Achmed clip when the music hits 0:22.
Matt: best genre ever.
Prince Achmed via the always-great Jillian Tamaki.
Update: Lots more on Lotte Reiniger, the director of Prince Achmed, here and here, thanks to Britta. You must click those links, scroll down and look at the stills. They just sent me spinning into a beauty-induced fugue state; I think I saved every single one into my Dropbox.