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Thunderbean Ramblings and Updates
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
April 25, 2019 posted by Steve Stanchfield

Thunderbean Ramblings and Updates

Sometimes I feel a little like a monk working on these things, scrubbing or repairing films both physically and digitally, then onto the next. Here’s an update on my latest projects.

The Death of Fred Moore
SUSPENDED ANIMATION
April 19, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

The Death of Fred Moore

Fred Moore was a natural animator – he also had a reputation as a “functioning” alcoholic. His passing in 1952 has always been a source of some controversy.

Changes All Around
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
April 16, 2019 posted by James Parten

Changes All Around

By the mid-fifties, live-action films and TV were providing more of Disney’s revenue – and hit songs – than the animated features.