Tag Archives: Looney Tunes

Schlesinger’s Exposure Sheet 1.2
THE EXPOSURE SHEET
March 21, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Schlesinger’s Exposure Sheet 1.2

Here we go with another issue of The Exposure Sheet, the in-house bi-weekly newsletter for employees of the Leon Schlesinger studio (circa January 1939). Like the cartoons themselves, the newsletter…

Schlesinger’s Exposure Sheet 1.1
THE EXPOSURE SHEET
March 14, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Schlesinger’s Exposure Sheet 1.1

I have been enjoying Michael Sporn and Richard O’Connor’s ongoing reprinting of the NY Animation Union newsletter, Top Cel. If you haven’t already been leafing through these vital pages, you…

The Last Days of “Looney Tunes”
Animation History
March 9, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

The Last Days of “Looney Tunes”

It was an odd, confusing time for Hollywood studio theatrical cartoon shorts in the 1960s. The world had completely changed and though the traditional animated short (popular with movie goers…

8mm Looney Tunes
Animation History
March 1, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

8mm Looney Tunes

In a quick follow-up to my post on AAP last week, lets take a look how AAP, later United Artists (UA), exploited the pre-1948 Warner Bros. cartoons library to the…

Warner Cartoon Postcards
Animation History
February 28, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Warner Cartoon Postcards

I got a lot of positive response to my post about The Bugs Bunny Show last week – including this postcard from reader DJ Anderson. The image above is a…

WANTED: The Bugs Bunny Show
Animation History
February 19, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

WANTED: The Bugs Bunny Show

Yesterday I hosted a Looney Tunes marathon screening (six hours!) in Los Angeles. I devoted one hour of it to running a bunch of ABC’s Bugs Bunny Show (1960) bumpers…