I was saddened to hear this week of the passing of Robert Osborne. I was lucky enough to appear on TCM with Mr. Osborne and it was a wonderful experience.
Category Archives: THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
For many years now, I always think of the Van Beuren Tom & Jerry cartoon Doughnuts around Fat Tuesday. That’s because many local bakeries have Pączkis.
Oddly, there are two versions of Funny Face. The one still extant in 35mm is a ‘second’ version of the film, with closeups of the Betty Boop-esqe character redrawn, changing her hair style.
Here are three openings from my new transfers with rare music cues – and projection notes, to make sure they sync the film to the sound disc.
This is a studio I’d like to research much further! They were one of many industrial film companies producing promotional and educational films in the 40s through the 60s.