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Animation Anecdotes #168
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 27, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #168

The Cow Problem. Animation producer Walter Lantz discussed in the January 4, 1958 issue of TV Guide some of the difficulties with using his classic animated shorts on his new…

Thunderbean Thursday Triple-Play
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
June 26, 2014 posted by

Thunderbean Thursday Triple-Play

This week: Three (somewhat) related to animation distractions for this mid-summer Thursday: Nitrate film isn’t our friend (or is it?) I think everyone reading this already knows that Nitrate film…

Popeye on Golden Records
ANIMATION SPIN
June 24, 2014 posted by

Popeye on Golden Records

Jack Mercer and Mae Questel, and one of the most popular children’s labels of the baby boom era, combined for a perfect storm of cartoon spinnery: Popeye on Golden Records!…

Seein’ Psychedelic Spots
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
June 21, 2014 posted by

Seein’ Psychedelic Spots

The Beatles animated movie Yellow Submarine may not have been the first animation to employ “Pop-Art” in it’s design, but it was an early and successful example. Despite it’s profitability…