Category Archives: FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE

Streamline Pictures – Part 6
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May 24, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 6

One of my duties at Streamline Pictures was to keep a scrapbook of the reviews that Streamline’s movies, videos, and books got in newspapers and magazines. Here is an alphabetical…

Streamline Pictures – Part 5
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May 17, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 5

For Streamline Pictures, it was all slowly going downhill from 1997 on. The contract with Orion kept us from acquiring any new anime product or renewing our expiring licenses. Without…

Streamline Pictures – Part 4
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May 10, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 4

Continuing the outline format and chronology of Streamline Pictures history, where I was employed from January 1991 through March 2002. This week I cover the company’s output from 1994 through…

Streamline Pictures – Part 3
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May 3, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 3

To Recap: Carl Macek and Jerry Beck established Streamline Pictures in 1988 with a mission to accurately dub Japanese animation after years of substandard, dumbed-down dialogue and replaced music –…

Streamline Pictures – Part 2
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April 26, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 2

When I started my employment at Streamline Pictures, I found myself working mostly with Carl on the translations for dubbing than with Jerry and his distribution duties (which, for the…

Streamline Pictures – Part 1
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April 19, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 1

Streamline Pictures was one of the first American companies formed to license Japanese animation for American distribution – with the goal of presenting the original anime uncut, leaving the original…

Foreign Animated Westerns
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April 12, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Foreign Animated Westerns

Last week I did a survey of US-made Western genre animation. This week I take a look at the rest of the world: foreign-made animated Western features and TV series….

American Animated Westerns
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April 5, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

American Animated Westerns

I have recently listed four French Lucky Luke animated Western theatrical features. This does not include the Lucky Luke animated TV series (which will be here next week). This has…

Animation From Where!?
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March 29, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Animation From Where!?

Usually the animation that I write about in my columns is by well-known studios. Sometimes it’s by a brand-new studio, or a foreign studio that I’ve never heard of; though…

Uruguayan Animated Features
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March 22, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Uruguayan Animated Features

Here we go – the entire filmography of animated features from Uruguay. The good news: There are only two. After 18 columns on French animation, here is something that I…