Category Archives: BAXTER’S BREAKDOWNS

“The Fresh Vegetable Mystery” (1939)
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April 8, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

“The Fresh Vegetable Mystery” (1939)

We’re heading over to Miami at Max Fleischer’s animation studio. Today’s entry is a 1939 Color Classic, populated by humanoid produce! (This draft is extracted from Leslie Carbaga’s The Fleischer…

“Birth Of A Notion” (1947)
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April 1, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

“Birth Of A Notion” (1947)

Now here’s a bona-fide laugh riot from the McKimson unit! Birth of a Notion was one of the last cartoons Bob Clampett was slated to direct in early 1945 before…

“Abou Ben Boogie” (1944)
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March 25, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

“Abou Ben Boogie” (1944)

We’re shaking things up this time with a very popular Walter Lantz Swing Symphony! Director Shamus Culhane’s keen sense of design, cutting, timing and characterization at the Lantz studio gave…