I asked Thad Kommorowski if it would be ok to share a transfer I did a year back from one of his rare 16mm prints – Tale of Two Mice (1945) with it’s original titles.
Ninja Resurrection was another OAV for which the viewer had better really know Japanese history of the 17th century; especially of the legends about Jubei Yagyū, the “super samurai”.
Studies of the Max Fleischer Studio’s years in Miami make note of the city’s strong ethnic segregation. For example, most of the staff lived in exclusive parts of the city.
A few days back I was thinking about Jam Handy and industrial films in general – and Ted Petok and his Crunch Bird films came to mind, made in Detroit in the 70s.
Jerry Reviews “Cartoon Roots”, Betty Boop, Mickey Mouse, Silly Symphonies – and the latest from Didier Ghez
A round up of rave reviews of the latest books I’ve received – and a first look at a new Bray DVD/blu-ray you should own!
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]