Cartoon TeleTales, network television’s first “cartoon” series, wasn’t actually ‘animated’ – but it achieved hundreds of thousands of viewers during its broadcasts in 1948-1950.
The innovations of the pioneering Disney Music Group composer/conductor, who would have been 105 this Friday May 11th, still influence every groove, disc and download.
The most recent of the Censored Eleven cartoons from Warner Brothers – and the only film among the eleven to have been produced by Eddie Selzer.
EDITOR: JERRY BECK
Jerry Beck is a writer, animation producer, college professor and author of more than 15 books on animation history. He is a former studio exec with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney, and has written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He has curated cartoons for DVD and blu-ray compilations and has lent his expertise to dozens of bonus documentaries and audio commentaries on such. Beck is on the faculty of both Woodbury University in Burbank and Cal Arts in Valencia. More about Jerry Beck [Click Here]