Tag Archives: Playhouse Pictures

Cereal Thrillers
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
October 25, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

Cereal Thrillers

Why was animation used so often to sell cereal? A lot of people in advertising think cereal is just for kids, and they think the same thing about cartoons. Of…

The Wind-up… The Pitch…
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
June 14, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

The Wind-up… The Pitch…

Remember when every normal, red-blooded American kid wanted to play baseball, and only the real weirdo’s wanted to draw pictures? Major league players like Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris were…

Celebrity Voices Impersonated
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
May 17, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

Celebrity Voices Impersonated

Ever since the advent of sound film, celebrity vocal impersonations have been a staple of animation. Some of cartoondom’s brightest stars (Gandy Goose and Sourpuss anyone?) have been patterned after…