Category Archives: Animation History

Famous Studios 1947-48
Animation History
June 29, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1947-48

The 1947-48 season was one of transition. The contractual arrangement with Marge, and the license for Little Lulu, had come to an end. The cartoons had not caught on with…

Famous Studios 1946-47
Animation History
June 22, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1946-47

More Noveltoons! The 1946-47 season brought about eight Noveltoons which broke down into three “Screen Songs”, one (still lost) “Snuffy Smith” cartoon, a “Herman & Henry”, a “Blackie”, and two…

Famous Studios 1945-46 (Part 2)
Animation History
June 15, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1945-46 (Part 2)

Welcome back to the Famous Studio Archive. Before we move on to 1946-47 season, a few more items from the 1945/46 era to observe. For example, this… The Noveltoon Jack-In-The-Box…

Famous Studios 1945-46
Animation History
June 8, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1945-46

Introductory Note: Welcome of the first of new series of posts devoted to Paramount’s Famous Studios. I’m not exactly sure what I’ll be posting here each week – or how…

Three Books To Recommend
Animation History
March 28, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Three Books To Recommend

I interrupt my website to actually write a post myself – and to take a moment to thank our regular contributors past and present for keeping this space lively, informative…

The Secret History of “Little Audrey”
Animation History
December 10, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

The Secret History of “Little Audrey”

Readers of this site are familiar with Paramount’s (and later Harvey Comics) Little Audrey – a character created to replace Little Lulu in a series of animated theatrical cartoons beginning…