Tag Archives: Jack Mercer

Popeye Goes to the Movies – on Records
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November 20, 2018 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Popeye Goes to the Movies – on Records

Jack Mercer made his final vinyl appearance in four fine Peter Pan original stories and Robin Williams made his feature film debut in Popeye’s year of big, splashy showbiz glitz.

Popeye on Golden Records
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June 24, 2014 posted by

Popeye on Golden Records

Jack Mercer and Mae Questel, and one of the most popular children’s labels of the baby boom era, combined for a perfect storm of cartoon spinnery: Popeye on Golden Records!…

“Felix the Cat” on Records
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April 29, 2014 posted by

“Felix the Cat” on Records

Warning: Watching Felix the Cat may not be for everyone. Side effects include laughing so much that your sides might ache and your heart may go pitter-pat. Ask your doctor…

Animation Anecdotes #127
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September 13, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #127

Texas Toads Lawsuit. Alleging they created the cartoon “Texas Toads”, comedians Richard Curtis and Larry Hovis filed a $2,800,000 plagiarism suit in January 1977 against NBC, United Artists and David…

Vocal Geniuses
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March 10, 2013 posted by

Vocal Geniuses

My friend Bob Bergen is Warner Bros. go-to guy when they need to record Porky Pig – that’s him these days on The Looney Tunes Show, and previously on Duck…