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Hanna-Barbera’s First Movie Soundtrack
ANIMATION SPIN
August 19, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Hanna-Barbera’s First Movie Soundtrack

Fifty years ago, a top-flight Hollywood team of animation and music talents brought Yogi Bear and friends to the big screen and to a soundtrack album. HEY THERE, IT’S YOGI…

Animation Anecdotes #175
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 15, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #175

Jakob Gimpel and Tom and Jerry. Interviewed in 1990, animation legend Joe Barbera said that when it came to the Tom and Jerry short cartoons, “I love ‘Cat Concerto’ (1947)…

Superkatt: His Story
WORLD OF KNIGHT
August 13, 2014 posted by Milton Knight

Superkatt: His Story

Editor’s Note: Milton Knight returns to Cartoon Research today to shed light on one of his favorite comic book series and its artist creator, Dan Gordon – an animator who…

Americanizing Anime
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
August 10, 2014 posted by Fred Patten

Americanizing Anime

The news that Japanese animation is made in Japan will shock nobody today in 2014. But before the 1990s, many American TV executives were paranoid about viewers realizing that any…