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A Spin Special: Stan Freberg Records
ANIMATION SPIN
April 14, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

A Spin Special: Stan Freberg Records

The late Stan Freberg’s performance as Disney’s “Mickey Mouse” and his work for George Pal are celebrated today in this special “Animation Spin” tribute – to a man who’s unique…

Foreign Animated Westerns
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
April 12, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Foreign Animated Westerns

Last week I did a survey of US-made Western genre animation. This week I take a look at the rest of the world: foreign-made animated Western features and TV series….

Animation Anecdotes #207
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 10, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #207

Snagglepuss Is Straight. One of the things guaranteed to irritate animation producer Joe Barbera was when some of the younger staff at the studio would tease him in later years…

“The Fresh Vegetable Mystery” (1939)
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
April 8, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

“The Fresh Vegetable Mystery” (1939)

We’re heading over to Miami at Max Fleischer’s animation studio. Today’s entry is a 1939 Color Classic, populated by humanoid produce! (This draft is extracted from Leslie Carbaga’s The Fleischer…