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The “Jasper” Puppetoons – Part 1
Christopher P. Lehman
October 13, 2018 posted by Christopher Lehman

The “Jasper” Puppetoons – Part 1

Jasper was part of a tradition in animation of casting African American boys as stars of series—from “Sammy Johnsin” in the Silent Era to L’il EIghtball from producer Walter Lantz.

A Spin Special: Stan Freberg Records
ANIMATION SPIN
April 14, 2015 posted by

A Spin Special: Stan Freberg Records

The late Stan Freberg’s performance as Disney’s “Mickey Mouse” and his work for George Pal are celebrated today in this special “Animation Spin” tribute – to a man who’s unique…