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Streamline Pictures – Part 1
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
April 19, 2015 posted by

Streamline Pictures – Part 1

Streamline Pictures was one of the first American companies formed to license Japanese animation for American distribution – with the goal of presenting the original anime uncut, leaving the original…

Animation Anecdotes #208
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 17, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #208

By A Waterfall. When Adolph Zukor, president of Famous Players-Lasky, decided to stop producing the Paramount Screen Magazine (which featured the Felix the Cat silent animated cartoons) in 1920 as…

“Cartoon Show” Memories
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
April 16, 2015 posted by

“Cartoon Show” Memories

We’re all tired at Thunderbean as we get all the Van Beuren Classics orders out the door, late but happily on their way. As I’ve been cleaning up archives and…

A Spin Special: Stan Freberg Records
ANIMATION SPIN
April 14, 2015 posted by

A Spin Special: Stan Freberg Records

The late Stan Freberg’s performance as Disney’s “Mickey Mouse” and his work for George Pal are celebrated today in this special “Animation Spin” tribute – to a man who’s unique…