This week, we remember the late animator/writer/Imagineer X Atencio with a look at his cover art for Disneyland Records – along with a few stories behind the grooves.
When Three Little Pigs opened in Europe, they went for it just as strongly as the Americans had done. And the dance bands were ready to pick up on the Big Bad Wolf jingle.
The second article of the “Censored Eleven” series is about the Warner Brothers “Merrie Melodies” cartoon Sunday Go to Meetin’ Time (1936) – a film based around a tune by…
A pair of World War II era aviation animation classics – one from the US with a high flying bear cub, the other from Japan with a patriotic monkey pilot.
As promised, here’s the remainder of the various catchphrases used in cartoons that emanated from Fibber McGee.
Next Monday would have been June Foray’s 100th birthday, so this is a very different kind of “Spin,” taking a first-person approach for a very special project. THE ADVENTURES OF…
EDITOR: JERRY BECK
Jerry Beck is a writer, animation producer, college professor and author of more than 15 books on animation history. He is a former studio exec with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney, and has written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He has curated cartoons for DVD and blu-ray compilations and has lent his expertise to dozens of bonus documentaries and audio commentaries on such. Beck is on the faculty of both Woodbury University in Burbank and Cal Arts in Valencia. More about Jerry Beck [Click Here]