Tag Archives: Mr. Magoo

Quincy Magoo Meets Jim Crow
Christopher P. Lehman
November 5, 2016 posted by

Quincy Magoo Meets Jim Crow

Steve Bosustow traveled to New Orleans to promote the premiere of UPA’s 1001 Arabian Knights. He spoke at Tulane University, which in 1959 had no African American students – ironic, considering UPA’s earlier work like Brotherhood of Man.

A Chat With Jack Kinney
THE GOLDEN AWARDS INTERVIEWS
February 1, 2016 posted by

A Chat With Jack Kinney

Jack Kinney is best known as the director of Der Fuehrer’s Face, the much admired Goofy how-to series, UPA’s first feature and a string of made-for-television Popeye cartoons. Here’s our brief chat.

Columbia’s UPA Cartoon Posters
Animation History
July 30, 2015 posted by

Columbia’s UPA Cartoon Posters

Steve Stanchfield takes a well-deserved break this week and I fill in with a look at the theatrical one-sheet posters for the classy Columbia UPA cartoons of the 1950s.

Mister Magoo Soundtrack Albums
ANIMATION SPIN
April 22, 2014 posted by

Mister Magoo Soundtrack Albums

Today’s long-awaited release of the Shout Factory DVD Mr. Magoo – The Theatrical Collection 1949-1959 calls to mind two soundtrack records featuring the master of myopic misadventures. 1001 ARABIAN NIGHTS…

UPA Advertising
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
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…