Tag Archives: Famous Studios

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…

“Cheese Burglar” (1946)
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
May 16, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

“Cheese Burglar” (1946)

There can be no better example of what Steve Stanchfield is trying to accomplish with his series of Thunderbean Archive DVDs than this cartoon Cheese Burglar (1946). This public domain…

Cartoon Music Cue Sheets
Animation History
April 8, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Cartoon Music Cue Sheets

Cue Sheets are legally obligated paperwork that started at the dawn of sound motion pictures – and are still required for all motion pictures and television shows still today. This…