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

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)…

16mm Rarities for Valentine’s Day
CARTOONS ON FILM
February 12, 2014 posted by

16mm Rarities for Valentine’s Day

It’s almost that time: this weekend, many will be exchanging red cardboard hearts filled with chocolates, cards, and a shared night out on the town. Any holiday, however, is best…

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

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

“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…

Animation Anecdotes #148
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 7, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #148

Origin of Christopher Crumpet. Thornton Hee (“T. Hee”) was responsible for “Christopher Crumpet” (1953) a UPA short about a little boy who turns into a chicken whenever he doesn’t get…