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Merry Christmas!
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December 25, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Merry Christmas!

Season’s Greetings to all of you, from the Cartoon Research crew. What would this day be without an obscure holiday-themed Terrytoon? Our gift to you this year is: Toyland (1932)….

Barbie Sings for Christmas!
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December 24, 2013 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Barbie Sings for Christmas!

Outside of some recent CG video movies, Barbie really isn’t a cartoon star. But the Mattel fashion doll has been a fixture of Saturday morning and after school cartoon shows…

Cartoons In Stereo
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December 23, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Cartoons In Stereo

Seasons Greetings, Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! As my Christmas gift to you, I offer up an hour of great music from cartoons, inspired by animation, covered by other artists…

Animation Anecdotes #141
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 20, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #141

Ann Margrock. Artist Doug Wildey once was assigned in 1963 to draw a cartoon version of actress Ann-Margret to appear in an episode of “The Flintstones” television series. He easily…

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…

“The Hobbit” on Disneyland Records
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December 17, 2013 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“The Hobbit” on Disneyland Records

With Peter Jackson’s latest installment of The Hobbit breaking records at the box office, I thought it would be a good time to look back at the original “records” of…