Category Archives: ANIMATION SPIN

Other “Little Mermaids”
ANIMATION SPIN
March 3, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Other “Little Mermaids”

Before 1989, there was another animated mermaid swimming in the heads of animation buffs—from a CBS primetime special by the director of Heavy Metal. THE LITTLE MERMAID Complete Original TV…

Terrytoons on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
February 17, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Terrytoons on Records

Two vintage RCA albums span nearly 30 years of Terrytoon shorts, capturing the transition of the studio from a traditional to modern approach. TV TERRYTOON CARTOON TIME A Junior Original…

101 Dalmatians on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
February 10, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

101 Dalmatians on Records

A look at how the 1961 feature sent Disney’s animation studio—and its record company—careening into the 1960’s with fresh techniques and lower budgets. Walt Disney Presents 101 DALMATIANS in Story…

Live-Action “Peanuts” on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
February 3, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Live-Action “Peanuts” on Records

“The spin is in” for a lesser-known 1973 TV cast album based on an even lesser known NBC TV presentation of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. YOU’RE A GOOD…

“Fantasia” on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
January 20, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“Fantasia” on Records

In the 75 years since its release, Walt Disney’s animation landmark continues to astonish for its ambitious creativity just as its soundtrack continues to enthrall for its power and splendor….

Hanna-Barbera’s “Atom Ant” Records
ANIMATION SPIN
January 13, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Hanna-Barbera’s “Atom Ant” Records

Atom Ant takes on giant ants from outer space before offering his personal views on diet and fitness for those who over-indulged a bit during the 1964 holiday season. Hanna-Barbara…

New Year’s Party with Bozo
ANIMATION SPIN
December 30, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

New Year’s Party with Bozo

Leave it to our “ol’ pal Bozo the Clown” to do an album with a New Year’s theme as well as Christmas. And like Oprah, Bozo endeavors to “teach us…