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Something Fishy: Bedknobs and Limpets
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July 29, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Something Fishy: Bedknobs and Limpets

This week we listen to a cover version from the Disney studio’s follow up to Mary Poppins – and from the soundtrack of the big-screen swan song of the original…

A Few Bugs in the System
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July 26, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

A Few Bugs in the System

Summer’s here, and that usually means insects. As much as folks hate ‘em in real life, insects in cartoons can sometimes become beloved characters. Advertisers even use them as mascots,…

Animation Anecdotes #172
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July 25, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #172

When is a Walter Lantz character NOT really a Walter Lantz character? In 1959, Western Publishing was creating a series of comic books based on licensed characters from Disney, Warner…

Top Cat’s Top Hits
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July 22, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Top Cat’s Top Hits

The indisputable leader of the gang plays the angles on two classic releases based on Hanna-Barbera’s second primetime TV series. ROBIN HOOD Starring TOP CAT Hanna-Barbera Records – Cartoon Series…