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Famous Studios 1952-53
Animation History
August 10, 2015 posted by

Famous Studios 1952-53

A look at the Paramount animated cartoons in release during the 1952-53 season. Popeye still leads the pack and Casper is now a star. Herman and Katnip are awarded their own series – and the bouncing ball heads for retirement.

Streamline Pictures – Part 17
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
August 9, 2015 posted by

Streamline Pictures – Part 17

This is my final post of reviews for Streamline Pictures movies and videos – the 17th part of a series – my way of archiving the legacy of Streamline. Today Windaria, Zillion and Tainted Treats.

Animation Anecdotes #224
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 7, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #224

The most popular cartoon for several decades in the Soviet Union was “Nu Pogodi!” People have compared the series to Tom and Jerry or Roadrunner, but the Russian shorts had their own unique perspective.

“The Fantastic Funnies” (1980)
LOST PLANET ANIME
August 6, 2015 posted by

“The Fantastic Funnies” (1980)

In 1980, CBS aired a one-hour special called “The Fantastic Funnies”, produced by Lee Mendelson in association with the National Cartoonists Society. Over a dozen cartoonists were interviewed, talking about their work.