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Animated Pilots That Never Made It
LOST PLANET ANIME
August 21, 2014 posted by

Animated Pilots That Never Made It

Editor’s Note: This week Steve Stanchfield is on the road – off to explore several film collections away from his Ann Arbor home base. Filling in today is our resident…

Robotan (1966)
LOST PLANET ANIME
August 20, 2014 posted by

Robotan (1966)

Sometimes there comes a show that’s just plain mystery because very little of it that survives. What the show was like, who worked on it, where it came from. Today,…

Animation Anecdotes #175
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 15, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #175

Jakob Gimpel and Tom and Jerry. Interviewed in 1990, animation legend Joe Barbera said that when it came to the Tom and Jerry short cartoons, “I love ‘Cat Concerto’ (1947)…

Hector the Pup in 35mm!
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
August 14, 2014 posted by

Hector the Pup in 35mm!

Yesterday was a film transfer day, taking up the late morning into early afternoon. They’re some of my favorite experiences in putting together the DVD (and now Blu-ray) sets because…

Superkatt: His Story
WORLD OF KNIGHT
August 13, 2014 posted by

Superkatt: His Story

Editor’s Note: Milton Knight returns to Cartoon Research today to shed light on one of his favorite comic book series and its artist creator, Dan Gordon – an animator who…