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Terrytoons in CinemaScope
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May 28, 2014 posted by

Terrytoons in CinemaScope

I’m one of the handful of people who collects cartoons on 16mm film. Some I got for bargain prices, others I had to shell out more, and a lot more…

The Seven Dwarfs on Records
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May 27, 2014 posted by

The Seven Dwarfs on Records

Dopey and Sneezy starred on their own RCA records – and all seven headlined on an original Disneyland LP with two “lost” songs. WALT DISNEY’S SNOW WHITE AND SNEEZY RCA…

Dutch Delights!
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May 25, 2014 posted by

Dutch Delights!

I am interrupting my series on the Tezuka Pro TV Specials of 1978-1989 to bring you a review of “Dutch Delights!”, a program of recent independent, fine-art & experimental shorts…

Animation Anecdotes #163
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 23, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #163

The Voice of Dynomutt. Voice artist Frank Welker in 1997 talked about doing the original voice for the Hanna-Barbera character Dynomutt in 1976. “I remember they originally wanted an Art…

“Extraordinary Ataro” (1969)
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May 21, 2014 posted by

“Extraordinary Ataro” (1969)

Moretsu Ataro (Extraordinary Ataro) is yet another one of Fujio Akatsuka’s creations, one of his big three “gag manga” after Tensai Bakabon and Osomatsu-kun. It’s famous enough to be associated…