Lavelle Haines and Celine Miles, two women who were among the largely unsung grunts of the animation industry: final checkers and ink and paint artists.
The Psychic Force OAV’s were created by Taito in Japan and released by Acclaim in North America. Since it was based on a 1995 video game, it was assumed that most purchasers would already be familiar with the basic story.
Lye’s Peanut Vendor short is unintentionally the stuff of nightmares, featuring a creepy Monkey made of pipe cleaners.
Tomorrow is Donald Duck’s birthday, so it’s only fitting to discuss his film debut! Albert Hurter designed the characters, including Donald’s sailor cap and middy blouse.
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]