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Mr. Magoo was a popular cartoon character created in 1949 by Millard Kaufman and John Hubley, known for his nearsightedness causing comedic problems for him. Magoo appeared in films by UPA Animation Studio throughout the 1950s and won two Oscars for When Magoo Flew and Magoo's Puddle Jumper. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Magoo advertised General Electric products, and this button from 1960 is his first appearance on a button. Mr. Magoo continues to appear in small animated roles in films and television today, and is considered one of the top 50 greatest cartoon characters.
Mr. Magoo. (n.d.). Retrieved September 27, 2015 from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr._Magoo