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“Opening Night” (1933) – and a Busy Week For Thunderbean
Here’s a sort-of summery of the events of the week: • It’s been a period here of working nearly around the clock to get some of the Thunderbean projects finished;...
RADIO ROUND-UP: Miscellaneous Catchphrases
Want to know where more of these pet phrases from cartoons originated? This post reveals their origins, from various popular radio programs of the Golden Age.
When Disneyland Records Saluted The Walt Disney Company
The 1973 two-record set that helped celebrate “50 Happy Years” of The Walt Disney Company also turned to be a tribute to Disney’s in-house record company.
Saving Bacon Fat and Meat Drippings: The Disney Way
In 1942, the Disney Studios created a public service announcement, Out of the Frying Pan and into the Firing Line, which showed “the importance of saving waste fats.”
All About “The Vacationer’s Paradise” – plus “Triple Trouble”
The Animated Antics and Gabby series seemed to struggle to figure out a format. But they're interesting and entertaining just the same.
“You’re in Love, Charlie Brown” on Records
A Valentine’s Day look at three Disneyland-Vista vinyl versions of two CBS TV Peanuts specials about Charlie Brown’s love for the little red-haired girl.
A Flurry of Films, Flip, and Fleischer Rarities for the Future!
We’re about to scan the very last film for the almost otherwise complete Fleischer Rarities set. One of the coolest items we've found (at least to me…), a "Traveltoon".
RADIO ROUND-UP: The Red Skelton Repertoire
Radio Round-Up is back with The Raleigh Cigarette Program, starring Red Skelton and his repertoire of memorable characters!
DePatie-Freleng’s “Doctor Dolittle” on Records
One of 1970’s lesser-remembered Saturday morning cartoons inspired an album of groovy songs recorded in the same British recording studios as 1977’s Star Wars.
The Censored 11: “All This and Rabbit Stew (1941)”
The seventh cartoon of the Censored Eleven is the third and final one from director Tex Avery, and it is also the only film of the series to star Bugs Bunny.
Moonlighting Animation Artists in Comics: OWEN FITZGERALD
To wrap up this month’s theme, here’s a real favorite among cartoonists and animators—Owen Fitzgerald!
Peter Pan’s LA-to-London Flights – on Records
A journey through two fine interpretations of Walt Disney’s 1953 animated classic, one featuring most of the original film voices and another with a British cast.
Cartoons Considered For An Academy Award – 1986
Pixar's Luxo Jr. didn't win an Oscar - and neither did Osamu Tezuka, John Canemaker or Wendy Tilby among many other notable filmmakers in 1986. Here's an overview of the field.
How Do You Make a DVD or Blu-ray (especially in service to classic animation!!)?
A question I get pretty frequently is ‘How do you make one of those DVDs?’ Here's a handy little guide to what I do.
Moonlighting Animation Artists in Comics: LARRY SILVERMAN
This week’s moonlighting animation artist in comics is Terrytoons/Famous Studios animator Larry Silverman!
Nok Air returns to Sakhon Nakhon shortly after takeoff
Vita Solo & Seism for Kontakt released at Ecliptiq Audio
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