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“Snoopy the Musical” on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
December 27, 2016 posted by

“Snoopy the Musical” on Records

It was a stage musical and a TV special, but how does the second “Peanuts” musical comedy also connect to David Bowie, Disneyland, Roger Rabbit and The Muppets?

Paul Whiteman Take-Offs
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
December 26, 2016 posted by

Paul Whiteman Take-Offs

Paul Whiteman was such a well-known personality that cartoons – topical creatures that they were – would waste no opportunity to have a little fun with him.

The King of Jazz gets Animated
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December 19, 2016 posted by

The King of Jazz gets Animated

Paul Whiteman conducted the biggest dance-band throughout the 1920’s, and into the 1930’s. He also appeared two cartoons with Oswald Rabbit and Walter Lantz.