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Animation Anecdotes #139
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 6, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #139

Warner Commercials. In the Fifties, the Disney Studio earned money doing a variety of television commercials and even creating new characters. Warner Brothers also had a commercial unit that Jack…

Ub Iwerks in the 1930s
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
December 5, 2013 posted by

Ub Iwerks in the 1930s

Another busy week here at Thunderbean. A final master for two titles went out today, with another in the coming week. All told four titles are in the process of…

Hanna-Barbera “HBR” Christmas Records
ANIMATION SPIN
December 3, 2013 posted by

Hanna-Barbera “HBR” Christmas Records

In 1965, Hanna-Barbera released the first two albums to feature their characters in a holiday setting on their fledgling record label—at least on the beautifully rendered album jackets. On the…

Animation Anecdotes #138
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 29, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #138

Peace on Earth. “(For Peace on Earth 1939) we shot the live action material for it. We shot the live action for the rotoscope on the (MGM) Studio lot. We…

A Thunderbean Thanksgiving
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
November 28, 2013 posted by

A Thunderbean Thanksgiving

Welcome to a Thunderbean Thanksgiving Thursday: Where today we are being thankful for animation, and all the supporters of this odd-love of ours. I hope you are enjoying Thanksgiving day,…