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Animation Anecdotes #156
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 18, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #156

Doesn’t Anyone Want Credit for Elmer Fudd? It is tough to research animation history but back when I first started it was even worse. Just take a look at articles…

“Gulliver’s Travels” on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
April 15, 2014 posted by

“Gulliver’s Travels” on Records

My, my… the Fleischer version of Gulliver’s Travels was a musical giant, resulting in popular hit parade tunes and several fascinating recordings that span over 50 years. GULLIVER’S TRAVELS The…

Playhouse Revisited
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
April 12, 2014 posted by

Playhouse Revisited

Once again we delve into the Playhouse Pictures files to bring you a selection of stupendous spots and stills, along with a very special surprise. The spots are from 1957…

Animation Anecdotes #155
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 11, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #155

The Spirit of Christmas. In 1994, Brian Graden was the head of Fox Broadcasting’s Foxlab television development program with such shows as “Cops”. He wanted a memorable Christmas card and…

The Cult of “Noveltoons”
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April 10, 2014 posted by

The Cult of “Noveltoons”

There seems to be a special place in animation fan circles for Paramount’s Noveltoons cartoons, produced by Famous Studios. One of the things that always amazed me was how much…