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More Japanese Animated Commercials
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January 14, 2015 posted by

More Japanese Animated Commercials

I’m back again this week with another look at vintage commercials from Japan. And its quite an interesting bunch! Morinaga Milk Caramel From 1954, here’s one featuring live-action and animation….

More Animated Pilots
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September 18, 2014 posted by

More Animated Pilots

Today I continue with more cartoon pilots that never went anywhere. Hang on tight, because there are more of these than you thought lying around. Here’s a fresh crop. Samson…

Animated Pilots That Never Made It
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August 21, 2014 posted by

Animated Pilots That Never Made It

Editor’s Note: This week Steve Stanchfield is on the road – off to explore several film collections away from his Ann Arbor home base. Filling in today is our resident…

Terrytoons in CinemaScope
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May 28, 2014 posted by

Terrytoons in CinemaScope

I’m one of the handful of people who collects cartoons on 16mm film. Some I got for bargain prices, others I had to shell out more, and a lot more…

UPA Advertising
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April 19, 2014 posted by

UPA Advertising

Throughout the 1950’s, television commercials were an important part of the UPA cartoon studio’s output. In fact, it’s widely believed that commercial work kept the company afloat, as their Columbia-released…

An Animation Jigsaw Puzzle
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September 16, 2013 posted by

An Animation Jigsaw Puzzle

How does a one-off Oscar, The Terrytoons-Van Beuren Facebook Page, the retro re-casting of Mickey Mouse, Tom Terrific, Nudnik, Viacom, Farmer Al Falfa, Charles Lindbergh, YouTube, animation historians, Weston Woods,…

Book Review: “Nudnik Revealed!”
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July 3, 2013 posted by

Book Review: “Nudnik Revealed!”

What’s Nudnik? Nudnik was animator Gene Deitch’s favorite creation, the star of a series of twelve Paramount theatrical cartoons in the 1960s – and a character pretty much forgotten today….