I’m happy to *finally* announce that the new Blu-rays, Mid Century Modern, Volume 1 and 2, have arrived— so it seemed like a good day to talk about them a little.
The first agriculture film to be completed by Disney for the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs is, by far, one of the oddest the studio ever produced.
This is one of my favorite ‘oddball’ educational shorts. It appears to have been originally produced as a silent short then revamped with new footage in the early 30s.
EDITOR: JERRY BECK
Jerry Beck is a writer, animation producer, college professor and author of more than 15 books on animation history. He is a former studio exec with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney, and has written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He has curated cartoons for DVD and blu-ray compilations and has lent his expertise to dozens of bonus documentaries and audio commentaries on such. Beck is on the faculty of both Woodbury University in Burbank and Cal Arts in Valencia. More about Jerry Beck [Click Here]