Category Archives: BAXTER’S BREAKDOWNS

Walter Lantz’ “Jungle Jive” (1944)
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August 26, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

Walter Lantz’ “Jungle Jive” (1944)

Time for some boogie-woogie jungle rhythm! Shamus Culhane directs his crew – including Emery Hawkins, Les Kline, Paul Smith, Pat Matthews and Don Williams – in a jive-jumping’ Walter Lantz “Swing Symphony”.

Terrytoons’ “Dutch Treat” (1930)
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August 12, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

Terrytoons’ “Dutch Treat” (1930)

This week’s breakdown looks into an early 1930 Terrytoon, and as with the other early Terrytoons previously analyzed here, head animator Frank Moser is given a large amount of footage in this film.

Disney’s “On Ice” (1935)
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July 29, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

Disney’s “On Ice” (1935)

This week, we’ll look into another bona-fide Disney classic! Released in 1935, “On Ice” blends two breeds of artists present at the studio — seasoned animators and their less experienced counterparts.