Category Archives: Reviews

What’s New Mr. Magoo – and Felix The Cat
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April 16, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

What’s New Mr. Magoo – and Felix The Cat

Without question, Felix the Cat is one of the all-time classic cartoon characters – and I’ll always be grateful to the 1959 TV series that brought him to my attention…

Year End Book Binge
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December 18, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Year End Book Binge

First order of business – today at 7pm EST/4pm PST I will appear once again on the world-famous internet radio program, Stu’s Show, to talk classic cartoons, DVDs and Terrytoons…

Book Review: “Tinker Bell, An Evolution”
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October 16, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Book Review: “Tinker Bell, An Evolution”

I just received a copy of Mindy Johnson’s wonderful new book Tinker Bell, An Evolution. It’s definitely a welcome addition to the Walt Disney bookshelf. No supporting character (Figaro? Scamp?…

DVD Review: “Giants’ First Steps”
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October 14, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

DVD Review: “Giants’ First Steps”

Acme Filmworks has just released a DVD collection, Giants’ First Steps, which is of particular interest if you are intrigued by some of the biggest names in current Hollywood feature…

Sagendorf’s Popeye
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October 7, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Sagendorf’s Popeye

Artist and editor Craig Yoe – current president of the secret “Society of Sagendorks” and perennial keeper-of-the-flame that continues to light Popeye’s pipe – has a new book and a…

BOOK REVIEW: “Walt’s People” Vol. 13
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October 1, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

BOOK REVIEW: “Walt’s People” Vol. 13

Once or twice a year, animation historians receive a special gift – in black & white text, printed and bound, containing several hundred pages of pure bliss. That day has…