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Famous Studios 1954-55
FAMOUS STUDIOS ARCHIVE
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
FAMOUS STUDIOS ARCHIVE
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 1952-53
FAMOUS STUDIOS ARCHIVE
August 10, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1952-53

A look at the Paramount animated cartoons in release during the 1952-53 season. Popeye still leads the pack and Casper is now a star. Herman and Katnip are awarded their own series – and the bouncing ball heads for retirement.

Famous Studios 1949-50
FAMOUS STUDIOS ARCHIVE
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 1948-49
FAMOUS STUDIOS ARCHIVE
July 6, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1948-49

For the 1948-49 season, Paramount had complete faith in the popularity of Screen Songs. The studio was now required to deliver 12 for this season – one per month. Inside…

Famous Studios 1945-46
Animation History
June 8, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios 1945-46

Introductory Note: Welcome of the first of new series of posts devoted to Paramount’s Famous Studios. I’m not exactly sure what I’ll be posting here each week – or how…

Paramount Sales News #52
WHAT ABOUT THAD?
May 25, 2015 posted by Thad Komorowski

Paramount Sales News #52

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of Thad Komorowski’s posts reprinting rare promotional print cartoons that originally appeared weekly (sometimes intermittently) from 1934 through 1945 in the in-house trade…

Paramount Sales News #51
WHAT ABOUT THAD?
May 18, 2015 posted by Thad Komorowski

Paramount Sales News #51

September-December 1944 The penultimate post. Famous Studios has started to find its identity‚ÄĒsometimes for the better, but mostly for worse. By the time these saw print, Terry-Toon veterans Johnny Gent,…