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Famous Studios 1955-56
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August 31, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1955-56

The 1955-56 season. This would be the final one for Famous Studios as we know it. The pre-1950 films were sold to UM&M; The Popeye cartoons were transferred to AAP. Change was in the wind.

Famous Studios 1954-55
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August 24, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1954-55

Paramount readies to sell its cartoon shorts to television; the studio reconfigures its pictures to fill new wide screen standards; and Irv Spector boards a classic in this week’s survey of Famous Studio cartoons.

Famous Studios 1953-54
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August 17, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1953-54

In 1953, Famous Studios was contracted to provide a 3D Popeye short and a 3D Casper cartoon during this season’s output. The final results found Famous superior to the other studios (including Disney) in creating dimensional cartoons.

Famous Studios 1951-52 (Part 1)
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July 27, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1951-52 (Part 1)

Sam Buchwald passed away on January 8th, 1951. His share in the partnership known as Famous Studios went to his estate. Buchwald was not replaced – Seymour Kneitel and Isadore…

Famous Studios 1949-50
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July 13, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1949-50

For the 1949-50 season, Paramount gave Famous Studios a repeat of its previous year’s order of 30 cartoons: Eight Popeye, twelve Screen Songs and ten Noveltoons. Screen Songs Strolling Thru…

Famous Studios 1947-48
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June 29, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1947-48

The 1947-48 season was one of transition. The contractual arrangement with Marge, and the license for Little Lulu, had come to an end. The cartoons had not caught on with…

Famous Studios 1946-47
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June 22, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1946-47

More Noveltoons! The 1946-47 season brought about eight Noveltoons which broke down into three “Screen Songs”, one (still lost) “Snuffy Smith” cartoon, a “Herman & Henry”, a “Blackie”, and two…

Famous Studios 1945-46 (Part 2)
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June 15, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1945-46 (Part 2)

Welcome back to the Famous Studio Archive. Before we move on to 1946-47 season, a few more items from the 1945/46 era to observe. For example, this… The Noveltoon Jack-In-The-Box…