“Mickey and the Beanstalk” inspired two different recordings, as well as an unprecedented hit radio show tie-in upon which Walt himself was the guest star.
Continuing our exploration of vintage recordings used as soundtrack in classic cartoons, we look at two popular performers whose musical abilities fit perfectly with the mindset at Fleischer Studios.
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]