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Famous Studios 1951-52 (Part 1)
Animation History
July 27, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1951-52 (Part 1)

Sam Buchwald passed away on January 8th, 1951. His share in the partnership known as Famous Studios went to his estate. Buchwald was not replaced – Seymour Kneitel and Isadore…

Walter Lantz Plays it Lucky, 1928
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
July 25, 2015 posted by Tom Klein

Walter Lantz Plays it Lucky, 1928

Walt Disney liked to say that it all started with a Mouse, but there exists a Bizarro universe where the story goes differently. Here is the flip-side of that Mickey origin tale, where Walter Lantz is the guy at the table left holding all the chips.

Animation Anecdotes #222
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 24, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #222

Here Comes H.E.R.B.I.E.! “The New Fantastic Four” was an animated series produced by DePatie-Freleng in 1978 based on the Marvel comic book created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack…

Cartoon Carnival Summer Shows
CARTOONS ON FILM
July 23, 2015 posted by Tommy Stathes

Cartoon Carnival Summer Shows

The summer season here in New York City promises to be an exciting one for archival animation screenings, especially as far as early animation is concerned. Here’s information on my next two public shows.