This particular Cubby Bear title card was one of the things I most wanted and, happily, it showed up at long last!
Given their history, it is also almost inconceivable that Frank and Ollie could be written about other than as a team. They are also among the few animators who have gained a measure of public recognition.
Riki-Oh, adapted from the manga by Masahiko Takajo and Tetsuya Saruwatari, is a super-violent martial-arts thriller about an unjustly-imprisoned young martial-arts master
After working with 1920s and 30s materials for many weeks, sometimes it’s nice to take a little diversion and look at something else, so that’s exactly what is being presented today.
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]