Category Archives: Christopher P. Lehman

A Letter from Myron Waldman
Christopher P. Lehman
October 7, 2019 posted by Christopher Lehman

A Letter from Myron Waldman

I’m going back to how my postings began–with letters from animators. Today, from 1997, I’m offering up the reply Myron Waldman sent to my question about Bimbo.

Chuck Jones’ Inki
Christopher P. Lehman
August 5, 2019 posted by Christopher Lehman

Chuck Jones’ Inki

The Warner Brothers cartoon character Inki is unique in that he was a recurring African character, as opposed to African Americans like Bosko, L’il Eightball or the maid in “Tom and Jerry”.

Castle Films – Of Color
Christopher P. Lehman
July 1, 2019 posted by Christopher Lehman

Castle Films – Of Color

Castle Film’s distribution of cartoons to the home-viewer market helped African American parents to entertain their children in comfort for years.

The Bronze Age 2
Christopher P. Lehman
April 1, 2019 posted by Christopher Lehman

The Bronze Age 2

By looking at 1972 month by month, it becomes clear just how transitional the year was in moving animation from the Silver Age to the Bronze Age.

Rankin-Bass “The Jackson 5ive”
Christopher P. Lehman
March 4, 2019 posted by Christopher Lehman

Rankin-Bass “The Jackson 5ive”

The Jackson Five tried to attract viewers to music as well as to the half-hour stories. Each episode of the 1971-72 season featured two recordings from the group’s albums.