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“The Puppetoon Movie” on Blu-Ray
News
August 6, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

“The Puppetoon Movie” on Blu-Ray

It’s tough-sledding these days for classic animation collectors with less and less being made available on DVD and Blu-Ray. But here’s some good news. A boutique video producer/distributor, B2MP, Inc….

Fleischer For Sale
Animation History
August 5, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Fleischer For Sale

Super animation art collector Ryan Englade is putting some choice Fleischer Studios pieces up for auction on October 21 and 22. The auction is via S/R Labs with a hard-copy…

Betty Boop in “I Heard”
Animation History
August 3, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Betty Boop in “I Heard”

Max Fleischer’s I Heard is one of my favorite Betty Boop pre-code cartoons, with one of the best soundtracks the studio ever had. But here’s a little mystery recently brought…

Animation Anecdotes #121
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 2, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #121

Limpet At Disney. When thinking about animation, how many fans forget about Warner Bros.’ The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964), that according to the credits featured “Special Piscatorial Effects” by such…

Mini-Anime: 1971-1980
LOST PLANET ANIME
July 30, 2013 posted by Charles Brubaker

Mini-Anime: 1971-1980

A continuation of my documentation of “mini-animes” (short-form episodes) that aired in Japan in the 70s. Please see my previous post for series that aired in 1962-1970. Kabatotto (Hippo &…

Schlesinger’s Exposure Sheet 1.7
THE EXPOSURE SHEET
July 29, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Schlesinger’s Exposure Sheet 1.7

Another madcap edition of The Exposure Sheet, the official in-house newsletter of Termaite Terrace circa 1939. To view the other installments in this series click here. This issue talks of…