People who bought the Decca set certainly got value for money–even if the RCA Victor surfaces wore better under the needle than Decca’s.
Check out this rare Jam Handy theatrical, sponsored by Campbell Soup, that combines everything to serve viewers – what else? – the history of soup.
Here’s a sort-of summary of the events of the week: Fleischer Rareties; Flip The Frog; and some beloved Van Bueren cartoons – now restored!
The 1973 two-record set that helped celebrate “50 Happy Years” of The Walt Disney Company also turned to be a tribute to Disney’s in-house record company.
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]