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Leftovers and Loose Ends
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
January 31, 2015 posted by Mike Kazaleh

Leftovers and Loose Ends

Once again it’s no-theme day again here at Cartoon Research. We have some tasty spots that we’ve been meaning to post one day but never got around to using. Please…

Animation Anecdotes #197
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 30, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #197

The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974) was an animated feature sequel to the popular Fritz the Cat (1972). It was directed…

In His Own Words:  Bob McKimson
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 29, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Bob McKimson

I’ve talked about animation legend Bob McKimson before on this site. McKimson was born in 1910 and passed away in 1977. He died from a massive heart attack while eating…

Is Advertising Good For You?
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
January 24, 2015 posted by Mike Kazaleh

Is Advertising Good For You?

Over the months we’ve spotlighted ads for beer and automobiles and breakfast cereal, but today we present to you a film that is advertising advertising. This mostly live-action film produced…

Animation Anecdotes #196
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 23, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #196

Where In The World of George Pal Is Woody Woodpecker? Animation producer Walter Lantz and filmmaker George Pal were very good friends. As the terrific animation historian Joe Adamson wrote…