Many times I’ve wondered, after watching an adaptation of a comic character or book, just how they managed to get things so wrong given the fact that the original is so rich in content and character.
Category Archives: THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
“Pots and Pans” is a dandy little musical cartoon that is apologetically happy. While not spectacular in any way, it’s a positive and fun short.
I thought I’d take this post to plug and finally talk a little bit about Grotesqueries and Noveltoons, two ‘new’ titles from Thunderbean on Blu-ray.
This one reads more like a journal entry than post this week, but it ends with Betty Boop, and that can’t be all bad!
I thought I’d share one of the rarities from my forthcoming Lou Bunin set: reels of outtakes from the wartime propaganda short Bury the Axis.
I’m actually most fond of this one because of the character designs and the very odd appearance of Blackie the Sheep, unusually miserable in this one short.
Pondering Ted Eshbaugh’s Technicolor “Wizard of Oz” short, and the interesting history behind its creation.
The Early Bird and the Worm was one of the hardest to find of the Kinex films. It uses combined drawn animation with the stop motion, making this particular short even more unusual.