Some more momentos from the archives of veteran Lantz/MGM animator Ray Abrams. This time a few items that reflect his personal interests – and his art.
Category Archives: Animation History
A story about three con artists, one of which was a very early animation pioneer, who duped the wealthy into investing in an animation studio that was planning on dominating American animation production.
Clarifying the facts behind the Mel Blanc’s exclusivity deal, and putting to rest some long-running falsehoods and wrong assumptions.
I’ve been frequently asked to compile a “top ten” of my favorite Paramount cartoons. The problem is: how do you compare a 60s Shamus Culhane to a Bill Tytla Popeye?
This week a post-script to the series I’d been placing in this space since June – an attempt to list what animated films Paramount Pictures released since closing their in-house studio in 1967.