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Paramount Cartoons 1957-58
Animation History
September 14, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Paramount Cartoons 1957-58

Though Popeye was no longer being produced, the cartoons released in the 1957-58 season would be a last hurrah for the veteran crew before the budgets were completely slashed, staff was cut and the production order reduced.

Animation Anecdotes #229
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 11, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #229

Jim Korkis quotes Joe Dante on Looney Tunes; Gary Goldman on The Land Before Time; Jack Bradbury on working at Disney with Walt Kelly; and much much more.

In His Own Words: Chuck Jones on Warner Bros.
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 10, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Chuck Jones on Warner Bros.

I interviewed Chuck several times over the years and I later realized that Chuck, like many others, had “canned/pre-prepared” answers and anecdotes that he would repeat. This particular interview took place in 1976.

<strike>Famous Studios</strike> Paramount Animation 1956-57
Animation History
September 7, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios Paramount Animation 1956-57

On October 1st 1956, Paramount Pictures took full control of Famous Studios and major changes were taking place behind the scenes. On screen, the 1956-57 cartoons began to sport a new look inspired by UPA.

Alberta Siegel Sets a Rubber Knife, 1955
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
September 5, 2015 posted by Tom Klein

Alberta Siegel Sets a Rubber Knife, 1955

No one who worked on Walter Lantz’ “Ace in the Hole” could possibly have anticipated what it would unleash when the cartoon became part of a controlled experiment to gauge children’s behavior.