Tag Archives: Famous Studios

The Secret History of “Little Audrey”
Animation History
December 10, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

The Secret History of “Little Audrey”

Readers of this site are familiar with Paramount’s (and later Harvey Comics) Little Audrey – a character created to replace Little Lulu in a series of animated theatrical cartoons beginning…

Christmasy Cartoonz, Part 1
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
November 24, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

Christmasy Cartoonz, Part 1

It’s that time of year to think of Christmas animation. Why this early? Ask the major animation companies. Thanksgiving week is when they have taken to releasing their big Christmas…

Heritage Animation Auction Nov. 20th
News
November 4, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Heritage Animation Auction Nov. 20th

Heritage Auctions is holding its second sale devoted to rare original animation art materials on Wednesday November 20th – and this is an unabashed plug for you to examine the…

Sing-A-Long with “School Days”
Animation History
September 11, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Sing-A-Long with “School Days”

When I was growing up in New York City, between the morning sitcom reruns and the afternoon cartoon shows (I didn’t get out much), was The Joe Franklin Show (aka…

Famous Studios Popeye (1943)
Animation History
May 18, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios Popeye (1943)

Paramount’s Famous Studios in 1943 was a studio in transition. Paramount ousted the Fleischer brothers and began moving the operation back to New York. Popeye was the prize. The series…