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Shirley Temple Does Disney
ANIMATION SPIN
February 18, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Shirley Temple Does Disney

This week we pay tribute to the greatest child actress of all time, Shirley Temple, who passed away last week, February 10th 2014, at age 85. During her vast and…

Playhouse Potpourri
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February 15, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

Playhouse Potpourri

This week we bring you an assortment of miscellaneous goodies from the Playhouse files. Playhouse Pictures was founded by Ade Woolery in 1952. Ade had worked at Disney, Screen Gems,…

Animation Anecdotes #149
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 14, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #149

Bye, Bye, Yogi. A Colpix record album jacket (1961) with the huge face of Yogi Bear is propped up on the leg of a chair in the scene (pictured above)…

A Rankin-Bass Valentine
ANIMATION SPIN
February 11, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

A Rankin-Bass Valentine

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, this week’s Animation Spin celebrates our love of the Enchanted World of Rankin/Bass with two of their most outstanding soundtrack albums. THE DAYDREAMER The Original Sound…

“The Mighty Hunters” (1940)
Animation History
February 10, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

“The Mighty Hunters” (1940)

Leon Schlesinger’s Merrie Melodies cartoon The Mighty Hunters (1940) is one of a brief experiment by the producer to adapt other artists work to animation (Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hatches The…