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Warner Club News (1946)
Animation History
February 19, 2018 posted by Jerry Beck

Warner Club News (1946)

First the bad news – USC only has three months of Warner Club News for us in 1946. The good news: there’s lots of odd stuff for us to decipher among these few pages.

The “Pinocchio” Song Book
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
February 18, 2018 posted by James Parten

The “Pinocchio” Song Book

Songs from Disney’s Pinocchio would wind up being given to bands that were not the hottest swing groups, but went to solid name-bands – or obscure musical groups.

Animation Anecdotes #350
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 16, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #350

“I went to Miami to take a job as an inker at Fleischer Studios”, recalled Sy Reit. “I worked on Gulliver, on Popeye and a few Betty Boops, which were rapidly phasing out.”

RADIO ROUND-UP: Fred Allen
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
February 14, 2018 posted by Devon Baxter

RADIO ROUND-UP: Fred Allen

Today, we bring you a gallery of references to radio comedian Fred Allen (1894-1956) and his radio programs in classic short cartoons from the Golden Age.

Warner Club News (1945)
Animation History
February 12, 2018 posted by Jerry Beck

Warner Club News (1945)

Once again we present another six months of columns devoted to the Warner Bros. Cartoon Department, written by either Warren Foster, Tedd Pierce or Michael Maltese back in the day.

Gulliver Travels at 78
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February 11, 2018 posted by James Parten

Gulliver Travels at 78

The bands that got to record covers for Fleischer Gulliver’s Travels songs ranged from the established swing groups, through the new sensations, and hopeful up-and-comers.