Category Archives: For The Love Of Cartoon Animation
The Piels Beer commercials put us the UPA/NY studio on the map. Along with the clever voice acting of Bob & Ray, it was Grim Natwick’s animation that gave life and charm to those characters.
Our latest Cartoon Research book explores the wonder and imagination of Gene Deitch’s pioneering Terrytoons TV cartoon – Tom Terrific!
Most existent versions of these cartoons were panned-and-scanned for television airings, so I took upon myself to find as many wide-format prints on film as possible – the only way to view these cartoons the proper way.
One of the most intriguing “could’ve-been” projects in animation history is Easy Winners. Gene Deitch protégée Jules Feiffer came up with a kids show that was clearly ahead of its…