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Popeye Goes Latin – Part 2
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
June 4, 2017 posted by James Parten

Popeye Goes Latin – Part 2

W’ere On Our Way To Rio was the third of the Technicolor Popeye’s – and one could argue the most lushly-animated cartoon Famous Studios ever produced.

Animation Anecdotes #316
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 2, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #316

“In most cases (the animals used as devices) were from the animated show. We worked with Hanna-Barbera and they had a great visual library of all the original creatures on the series.”

May Reviews and Updates – Part 2
Reviews
May 31, 2017 posted by Jerry Beck

May Reviews and Updates – Part 2

A few more reviews today: that new Taschen book on Disney Features, Jim Korkis on Disney’s Gremlins, and DePatie-Freleng on DVD and blu-ray.

“Strawberry Shortcake” on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
May 30, 2017 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“Strawberry Shortcake” on Records

Greg Ehrbar loves Strawberry Shortcake. Not the pastry – the cartoon! Humor him as he examines the soundtrack albums for her three animated prime time TV specials.

Popeye Goes Latin – 1
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
May 28, 2017 posted by James Parten

Popeye Goes Latin – 1

Cartoons discovered the appeal of the Conga Dance, as demonstrated by its appearance in shorts from Warner Bros.. Terrytoons… and yes, Max Fleischer.