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Streamline Pictures – Part 10
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
June 21, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 10

Reviews, reviews, reviews. We got reviews for our product. Each one spreading the word about anime to an even wider, ever-growing audience. Regardless of the reviewer’s taste, these reviews (positive…

Streamline Pictures – Part 9
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
June 14, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 9

We continue the reviews of Streamline Pictures’ releases. These are being posted for the record, but we also feel they will be of interest to animation historians as they represent…

Streamline Pictures – Part 8
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
June 7, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 8

Here are even more reviews of Streamline Pictures’ video releases. These are being posted mainly for my reference purposes, but they should be of interest as they recall some of…

Streamline Pictures – Part 7
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
May 31, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 7

Here are more reviews of Streamline Pictures’ video releases. These are being posted to reference purposes (mine in particular) and recall some of the earliest serious commentary about anime published…

Streamline Pictures – Part 6
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
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
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
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
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
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
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
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…