Category Archives: Commentary

For Sale: “Poor Papa” (1928)
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April 9, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

For Sale: “Poor Papa” (1928)

Bonhams is having another Entertainment Memorabilia auction on May 4th and 5th, once again featuring “artifacts from animation history”. Among the items for sale is a 16mm print of Poor…

An Animation Jigsaw Puzzle
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September 16, 2013 posted by Gene Deitch

An Animation Jigsaw Puzzle

How does a one-off Oscar, The Terrytoons-Van Beuren Facebook Page, the retro re-casting of Mickey Mouse, Tom Terrific, Nudnik, Viacom, Farmer Al Falfa, Charles Lindbergh, YouTube, animation historians, Weston Woods,…

Comic Con Finds
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July 22, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Comic Con Finds

Just got back from the San Diego Comic Con, and thought I share a few of things I came across that I liked. If you can put up with my…

Animation Scoop
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April 8, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Animation Scoop

Today I’m happy to announce the launch of my new animation blog, Animation Scoop. What? Another animation blog? I can hear you now, “How and why are you doing two…

Worst Looney Tunes Animation. Ever.
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March 4, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Worst Looney Tunes Animation. Ever.

Some might say Daffy Duck and Porky Pig Meet The Groovie Goolies is the worst Looney Tunes ever… and I’d agree with that. But this Italian Tweety and Sylvester commercial…

Welcome To Cartoon Research 2.0
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February 25, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Welcome To Cartoon Research 2.0

You didn’t think I’d stop blogging, did you? Welcome to a new version of my old website. I established an entity called Cartoon Research Co. almost 20 years ago, and…