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“PM Picnic” (1948)
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
January 16, 2014 posted by

“PM Picnic” (1948)

“PM is pleasing millions with it’s clear, clean taste.” I had a post a while back that was about Alcohol in cartoons- I should have included this back then, but…

“Dr. Slump and Arale”
LOST PLANET ANIME
January 15, 2014 posted by

“Dr. Slump and Arale”

Compared to most shows I have written about, Dr. Slump isn’t exactly the most obscure. After all, it was created by Akira Toriyama, who would have an even bigger success…

Walt Disney’s “Alice In Wonderland”
ANIMATION SPIN
January 14, 2014 posted by

Walt Disney’s “Alice In Wonderland”

The much-heralded 1951 release of Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland became a collector’s bonanza that includes these RCA Victor records that were the closest thing to experiencing the movie in…

Toons of the Orient 3: East Steals West
WORLD OF KNIGHT
January 13, 2014 posted by

Toons of the Orient 3: East Steals West

Probably because their films were unlikely to be seen in America, 1930s Japanese animators of the 1930s freely “borrowed” drawings and characters from American sources. Sometimes Popeye or Mickey Mouse…

Animation Anecdotes #144
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 10, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #144

Synchro-Vox. Animation fans are familiar with “Synchro-Vox” used on Cambria Studios shows like “Clutch Cargo” and “Space Angel”. Basically, talking human lips superimposed over a cartoon image of a face….