A few days back I was thinking about Jam Handy and industrial films in general – and Ted Petok and his Crunch Bird films came to mind, made in Detroit in the 70s.
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Since it’s Polytiks at the forefront in this convention season, I’ve been thinking a lot about political cartoons – and thought it would be fun to do an HD transfer of my print of ‘I’m Just a Bill’, scratches and all.
Popeye is my favorite cartoon character – and the Fleischer Popeyes are largely responsible for my love of classic animation.
Something unusual this week. A batch of original Flip the Frog nitrate film elements arrived here from UCLA archives a handful of days ago, so I’ve shot a video of my evaluating some of them.
As we were searching through the Flip the Frog materials, Dave Gerstein was kind enough to make a title card sheet showing the original title cards we have seen up to this point.
Lye’s Peanut Vendor short is unintentionally the stuff of nightmares, featuring a creepy Monkey made of pipe cleaners.