Tag Archives: UPA

Columbia’s UPA Cartoon Posters
Animation History
July 30, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Columbia’s UPA Cartoon Posters

Steve Stanchfield takes a well-deserved break this week and I fill in with a look at the theatrical one-sheet posters for the classy Columbia UPA cartoons of the 1950s.

Mister Magoo Soundtrack Albums
ANIMATION SPIN
April 22, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Mister Magoo Soundtrack Albums

Today’s long-awaited release of the Shout Factory DVD Mr. Magoo – The Theatrical Collection 1949-1959 calls to mind two soundtrack records featuring the master of myopic misadventures. 1001 ARABIAN NIGHTS…

UPA Advertising
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
April 19, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

UPA Advertising

Throughout the 1950′s, television commercials were an important part of the UPA cartoon studio’s output. In fact, it’s widely believed that commercial work kept the company afloat, as their Columbia-released…

Animation Anecdotes #148
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 7, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #148

Origin of Christopher Crumpet. Thornton Hee (“T. Hee”) was responsible for “Christopher Crumpet” (1953) a UPA short about a little boy who turns into a chicken whenever he doesn’t get…