Tag Archives: Seymour Kneitel

Paramount Cartoons 1964-65
Animation History
November 9, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Paramount Cartoons 1964-65

The 1964-65 season would be a period of transition. Seymour Kneitel’s passing brought some unanticipated changes, director Howard Post and plenty of new characters.

Paramount Cartoons 1963-64
Animation History
November 2, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Paramount Cartoons 1963-64

1963-64: Swifty and Shorty have been added to the theatrical release schedule. New Casper cartoons are on ABC. And Seymour Kneitel passes away.

Paramount Cartoons 1962-63
Animation History
October 26, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Paramount Cartoons 1962-63

For the period from September 1962 to August 1963, Seymour Kneitel and crew kept busy producing 13 theatrical originals for Paramount, were deep into the King Features Trilogy, and were preparing and producing some new Casper cartoons for ABC.

Paramount Cartoons 1961-62
Animation History
October 19, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Paramount Cartoons 1961-62

Paramount was able to release 21 new cartoons this season due to a clever arrangement with King Features – plus a new alliance with Gene Deitch which yielded two additional shorts.

Paramount Cartoons 1959-60
Animation History
October 5, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Paramount Cartoons 1959-60

The 1959-60 season was a busy one for the Paramount Cartoon Studio – but not all of the work was for Paramount, nor was it for the big screen.

<strike>Famous Studios</strike> Paramount Animation 1956-57
Animation History
September 7, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Famous Studios Paramount Animation 1956-57

On October 1st 1956, Paramount Pictures took full control of Famous Studios and major changes were taking place behind the scenes. On screen, the 1956-57 cartoons began to sport a new look inspired by UPA.