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Disney Sequels with Sherman Brothers songs
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January 28, 2014 posted by

Disney Sequels with Sherman Brothers songs

Long before home video, “sequels” of sorts to Disney animated films were commonplace in books, comics and records that often featured new works by Disney artists and songwriters. Today we…

The Bosko Comic Strip – Part 2
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January 27, 2014 posted by

The Bosko Comic Strip – Part 2

Here’s quite a historic document – a letter from Leon Schlesinger to “Messrs. Hugh Harman and Rudolph Ising” which was included with their final monies owed, as the producers split…

Animation Anecdotes #146
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January 24, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #146

Peter Puck. Disney did some odd character creations for a number of commercial clients over the decades – but Peter Puck was the work of Hanna-Barbera. “When I was with…

Gyatoruzu: The First Human
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January 22, 2014 posted by

Gyatoruzu: The First Human

Charles’s Note: it isn’t agreed if the English spelling should be “Gyators”, “Giatrus” or “Gyatoruzu”. For the purpose of this article, I’m going to use the straight romaji of the…

“The Jetsons” on the Record
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January 21, 2014 posted by

“The Jetsons” on the Record

Two classic Jetsons LP records introduce Rosie, showcase Jet Screamer and take the family to the moon and more. THE JETSONS Original TV Soundtracks! Colpix Records CP-213 (12” LP /…