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Foreign Animated Westerns
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
April 12, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Foreign Animated Westerns

Last week I did a survey of US-made Western genre animation. This week I take a look at the rest of the world: foreign-made animated Western features and TV series….

Animation Anecdotes #207
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 10, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #207

Snagglepuss Is Straight. One of the things guaranteed to irritate animation producer Joe Barbera was when some of the younger staff at the studio would tease him in later years…

“The Fresh Vegetable Mystery” (1939)
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
April 8, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

“The Fresh Vegetable Mystery” (1939)

We’re heading over to Miami at Max Fleischer’s animation studio. Today’s entry is a 1939 Color Classic, populated by humanoid produce! (This draft is extracted from Leslie Carbaga’s The Fleischer…

American Animated Westerns
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
April 5, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

American Animated Westerns

I have recently listed four French Lucky Luke animated Western theatrical features. This does not include the Lucky Luke animated TV series (which will be here next week). This has…

Disney and Early Technicolor
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 4, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Disney and Early Technicolor

In 1932, Walt Disney had moved from Columbia (where he was very dissatisfied with the way they were handling his animated short cartoons) to United Artists where he had a…