This particular Cubby Bear title card was one of the things I most wanted and, happily, it showed up at long last!
Category Archives: THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
After working with 1920s and 30s materials for many weeks, sometimes it’s nice to take a little diversion and look at something else, so that’s exactly what is being presented today.
I was checking sequences from various silent films this morning, when Fedex showed up with a hard drive containing some films I’ve been waiting to see for years.
This week’s films are for the animation fan who has seen everything – but not these! Here are some interesting little ads produced in Holland by Marten Toonder’s animation studio.
Produced by Walt Disney Productions for the Population Council, this educational short is perhaps the second oddest of the films that the studio produced for the non-theatrical market.
Ub Iwerks renamed his company Cartoon Films, Ltd. in 1936 after the split with Pat Powers. Here are a few animated theatrical commercials from the studio dating from 1939 and 1940.
I show this tape every year in my animation history class, and I think it’s a good time to share it here. It’s a great document of how Pixar viewed itself at the time.
Here is a real rarity. Several sequences of the White Rabbit from ‘Alice in Wonderland’ animated by Lou Bunin and composited with a live action Perry Como.