This Bob Clampett “Merrie Melodies” cartoon from Warner Brothers is a one-film time capsule of the peak of American cartooning.
One of the creepiest cartoons we’ve ever seen — based on the scary live action grandfather clock face. If this kind of thing scares you too, skip the live action and just watch the animation
Mel Blanc would be 110 on Wednesday, so here’s a “Spin” focusing on a little-discussed member of his “stable” who he performed longer on records than in films.
A decade-old pseudo-hillbilly novelty song, written by Al Cameron and Ted Weems. Weems had been leading a dance orchestra for almost fifteen years when he penned this tune.
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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]