Category Archives: Animation History

Fleischer Studios in Miami
Animation History
September 18, 2013 posted by admin

Fleischer Studios in Miami

Today a special pictorial tribute to the Fleischer studio building in Miami, Florida. As we all know, after the success of Disney’s Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, Paramount had…

Sam Katzman’s Animated Superman
Animation History
September 17, 2013 posted by

Sam Katzman’s Animated Superman

In the summer of 1993, I (on behalf of Asifa Hollywood) got involved with organizing the Ojai Animation Festival, a short-lived but wonderful weekend out of town, that attracted many…

Edgar Kennedy In Cartoons
Animation History
August 31, 2013 posted by

Edgar Kennedy In Cartoons

Editor’s Note: I’m delighted today to post a guest column by my longtime friend – film historian Ron Hall. Ron presides over his own classic movie blog, Cafe Roxy and…

Screening Cartoons in 35mm
Animation History
August 12, 2013 posted by

Screening Cartoons in 35mm

I’ve advocated and endorsed screening classic cartoons in 35mm Technicolor for years. Though most of us grew up seeing these on TV (and the younger among us, through You Tube…

“Variety” in Animation
Animation History
August 10, 2013 posted by

“Variety” in Animation

A friend of mine who works for Variety challenged me to list as many cartoons I can think of that the famed Hollywood trade publication appeared in. After thinking about…

Fleischer For Sale
Animation History
August 5, 2013 posted by

Fleischer For Sale

Super animation art collector Ryan Englade is putting some choice Fleischer Studios pieces up for auction on October 21 and 22. The auction is via S/R Labs with a hard-copy…