A bit of a ‘cheater’ for the studio, and a bizarre one at that. At first glance, it doesn’t really look like a Terrytoon in it’s design, humor and even backgrounds.
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Our latest Cartoon Research book explores the wonder and imagination of Gene Deitch’s pioneering Terrytoons TV cartoon – Tom Terrific!
Produced by Audio Productions, while Paul Terry had his operation there, The Family Album is a sequel to the earlier Fleischer-made Finding His Voice.
Jim Tyer began drawing stories for the St. John comics in 1948. Unlike the other freelancing animators, Tyer wrote his own stories, which often led to strange but humorous ideas.
In the 1940s, arguably the most prominent animator from Famous Studios to freelance on funny animal comics was Jim Tyer, at the time serving as head animator/de-facto director on Popeye cartoons.