This is a great example of how loose, fun and well-posed the Puppetoon animation had progressed into by the late 30s.
Today’s artist is more notable than many of the others profiled on this column – from animator to entrepreneur, here’s Joe Oriolo!
Our latest Cartoon Research book explores the wonder and imagination of Gene Deitch’s pioneering Terrytoons TV cartoon – Tom Terrific!
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]